Wednesday, October 27, 2010

54 Bond Street

The new Cire Trudon boutique is located in one of the most interesting buildings in New York at 54 Bond Street.  The landmark was designed by architect Henry Engelbert in 1874 and housed the Bouwerie Lane Theatre as well as Lauren Hutton, Jane Russell, Brice Marden, Jake Lamotta, and Helen Hayes among others.  It is now owned by Adam Gordon who developed into luxury apartments.  The top three floors make up the penthouse triplex that can be yours for about $15 million.  In the scheme of crazy New York real estate, thar actually seems quite reasonable.  The kitchens are a bit modern for my taste but I love how they styled the living room.  The amazing windows and roof aren't too bad either.  The neighborhood used to be very gritty but has become very gentrified over the years.  CBGB is now a John Varvatos store if that is any indication of the change.  If you lived here, you could pop over to John Derian to shop or Peels, the new cafe by the owners of Freemans.  Oh, that's close by too as are all the shops in Soho.  Kind of makes me wish I could buy it!




















14 comments:

L. Sloan said...

this is dream real estate to a single girl in a ues studio! I actually really like what they've done with the kitchens (at least in the photos.) I dont normally lean towards modern either but the way they've styled it with plants and baskets make it seem more liveable.

La Maison Fou said...

Stop It!

OMG..... This might be one of my most favorite finds!
I absolutely love the artist's easel meets the flat screen t.v.
A lot of what I like.....just wonderful, indeed!!
L.

splendidmarket.com said...

What beautiful light!

ArchitectDesign™ said...

That is an amazing apartment! Now I just need to find the $15 mill!

Connie @ SogniESorrisi said...

Some great stuff--love the floors, the TV "stand", the wine room...beautiful.

Design in the Woods said...

Love the floors, the stair, the kitchen. Made me smile! Good design.

quintessence said...

OMG - how totally stunning! And I would love to be coming to that spectacular facade every day.Will be very curious to see who plops down the big bucks for this beauty!

Kdnana said...

I actually saw this on Selling New York a few months ago. It's high style and not stuffy. That outdoor space in NY city, worth every penny of 15 mill.
Thanks for the extra photos

Chic Coastal Living said...

I love the garden and outside dining table. I've never seen such a sleek grill before! Interesting!

kimberj said...

I think this is my urban dream home :) I love the family room wall of built ins. The whole place is so clean, sleek, and warm... just lovely!

Alice Olive said...

Wow, love that facade.

Luciane From HomeBunch.com said...

I can't find anything that I don't like there.

WE all love so much beautiful things, but today I am really trying to analyze all of this... should we always be aiming the most beautiful outfit, the most beautiful house, the better view, the fastest car?

Today I think it's ok to have it all, but with more heart, more compassion.

Luciane at HomeBunch.com

Marzena said...

such a beautiful place...so much space and an incredible amount of light.

vanessabrunner said...

Gorgeous! I love the presence of wood grains and natural textures. My favorite...
xox
Vanessa
Tea&Crumpets
www.vanessabrunner.wordpress.com

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