Meticulously appointed by Parisian design firm Cabinet Alberto Pinto, Duplex Residence 11 at 27 East 79th Street offers 3 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and open southern views with a gas fireplace over the landmarked mansions of the historic Cook Block and partial view of Central Park. Alberto Pinto hand-selected a range of opulent materials for the interior as well as the buildingÂ’s elegantly appointed lobby and the Parisian-inspired faÃ§ade. The award-winning studio is renowned for designing extravagant estates, yachts, and personal jets worldwide, and notable interiors including the salons of the ElysÃ©e Palace in Paris, and the Lanesborough and Dorchester hotels in London. A signature glass and wrought iron-domed marquee welcomes residents into the 24-hour attended lobby adorned with French limestone tiles and Noir Saint Laurent marble flooring. Direct elevator entry into each residence ensures utmost privacy and convenience. Custom baseboard mouldings, ceiling cornices, and white oak parquet de Versailles flooring are used throughout the residenceÂ’s luxe interior. Baths and the powder room feature a blend of Estremoz, Calacatta Vagli, and Emperador FoncÃ© marble slab and tiling, with polished nickel Kallista Vir Stil fixtures, custom cabinetry and vanities outfitted with parchment and lacquer or Movingui wood. The European kitchen boasts custom-cerused brushed oak cabinetry designed by Pinto, French ranges by La Cornue, Cremo Delicato marble countertops and backsplashes, and appliances by Miele and Sub Zero. 27 East 79th Street is ideally situated on one of ManhattanÂ’s most prestigious streets, less than one block from Central ParkÂ’s 843 acres of recreational green space. As a neighborhood synonymous with distinction, the Upper East Side is home to some of the cityÂ’s finest schools and magnificent historic architecture. Nearby world-renowned cultural institutions include the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Neue Galerie, as well as the luxury flagships of Madison AvenueÂ’s shopping corridor and gourmet dining at Saint Ambroeus, CafÃ© Bolud, and The Carlyle. 27 East 79th StreetÂ’s proximity to FDR Drive provides expedient access to Downtown Manhattan, local airports, The Hamptons, and Connecticut, while the 79th Street Transverse links residents to the additional cultural attractions of ManhattanÂ’s West Side.
Listing courtesy of Corcoran Group.
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