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Branding Manhattan’s Luxury Buildings from the Inside Out

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By W.A. Muller Stephen Alton knew from a young age he wanted to be an architect. In high school, Alton – the founder of Stephen Alton Architect, a New York City-based interior architecture and design firm – began work at a family-owned architecture firm taking photographs of nearby Vanderbilt University, a longtime client of theirs, […]


The Serene Lake Norman

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By Nadine Deason Living on Lake Norman, North Carolina is a frame of mind….it’s like being on vacation 365 days a year! Conveniently located just north of Charlotte, North Carolina this lake offers over 560 miles of shoreline. Lake Norman offers quick access to Charlotte and the international airport. It also offers lots of shopping, […]


Landmark Office Building Transformed into Luxury Residences

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By W.A. Muller Manhattan’s Financial District, a long-time home to some of Wall Street’s largest companies, is quickly transforming with new residential and hospitality developments. The Compass Lofts is a newly renovated, 10-story adaptive reuse residential and commercial building was previously the showroom and office of Keuffel & Esser, a famous manufacturer of architecture and […]


Talking Real Estate with J/R Luxe

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By W.A. Muller Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher of J/R Luxe (jr-luxe.com), Manhattan’s premier brokerage team, answer our burning questions about working with foreign investors and the international real estate market. Resident: What do you think foreign investors are looking for in new developments now? Jennifer Roberts: The majority of foreign investors – not the […]


A Place to Relax

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By W.A. Muller Where design meets nature, Hudson Woods is the ultimate forest getaway in the Hudson River Valley-Catskill region. Meticulously crafted from locally sourced, sustainable materials, Hudson Woods promotes a quiet, healthful lifestyle and presents the ideal second-home opportunity. The environmentally friendly community will have 26 custom homes generously spread over 131 acres of […]


Introducing Exquisite Full-Floor Design to the UES

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By W.A. Muller Located in the heart of the Upper East Side, 155 East 79th Street delivers a stunning 14-story boutique condominium replete with classic architectural grandeur to the storied neighborhood. Complementing the neighborhood’s refined architecture with a limestone base and marble brick on the upper floors, the property is outfitted with a distinct façade […]


DLT Interiors Does It Best

The entryway is also reimagined and furnished with the same aquatic and dreamy theme in mind. The blue-gray transitional bamboo cabinets coupled with the gorgeous ceramic lamp against the columbia blue wallpapers greets guests into the energetic home.

DLT is a team of Interiors experts consisting of the best contractors in Manhattan, meticulous custom millwork/cabinetry specialists, expert custom window treatments, as well as complete interior design. DLT approaches every project on an individual basis with thoughtful attention to the ideas, needs, personality and lifestyle of its clients. As DLT strives to create a […]


Black Velvet

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By Kate Bidinger The Black Velvet beer cocktail originated in London in 1861and is generally made with Guinness and Champagne… yet the color combo of the lovely libation has lived on in furniture design. The contrast of the light wood tones with the lush dark leathers, velvets and lacquers is appealing for modern living spaces. […]


HOLIDAY HOUSE NYC

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By W.A. Muller  This year marks the seventh annual Holiday House NYC, a celebrated interior design showcase at the Academy Mansion at 2 East 63rd Street in Manhattan, where 20 seasoned designers will transform the space into various themed rooms. Sponsored by Traditional Home magazine, this season will kick off with the Opening Night Gala […]


Live Elegantly with Wolf Home

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By W.A. Muller Warren Kay, the renowned textiles and interior design expert, is the owner of the retail design emporium, WOLF HOME, in New York’s flat iron district. WOLF HOME is an interior design and decor haven, offering each customer a personalized experience in home decor, and has an vast range of merchandise for everyone’s […]


Simply a Better Sleep

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By Peizhao Sun Nothing is more natural to us than sleep, and nothing gets better than blissful Z’s coupled with quiet night whispers. Its importance is only resonated in our continual effort in creating the perfect gadget to put our resting bodies on, namely mattresses. From the early Egyptian’s time to present day, more advanced […]


THE HAMPTONS NOT JUST ABOUT THE BEACH

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By Gary DePersia  As I look out at my office window, at slowly falling autumn leaves, I can’t help but think it’s so beautiful in the Hamptons at this time of year. Since I started in real estate here nearly 20 years ago, I wish I had a dollar for every time I’m asked: “You […]


BUILDING LIFESTYLES ON THE EAST END

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By Steven Dubb If you build it will they come? In the Hamptons they do. And on the North Fork too. When my company, The Beechwood Organization, broke ground for our first luxury condominiums out East, Bishops Pond Southampton Village, many were skeptical. We bought land at the height of the downturn and were gearing […]


The Serene Lake Norman

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By Nadine Deason Welcome to Lake Norman, North Carolina…where living on the lake is a frame of mind. It’s like being on vacation 365 days a year. Lake Norman is ideally located just 25 minutes north of Charlotte, North Carolina. With quick access to the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, you can easily live and play in […]


Douglas Elliman & The NAthaniel

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By W. A. Muller Douglas Elliman Development Marketing hosted a special broker exclusive rooftop party at The Nathaniel, a luxurious new rental development at 138 East 12th Street that recently celebrated its first move-ins. Douglas Elliman’s team, which is exclusively handling the marketing and leasing for the project, offered tours of the building’s recently finished […]


PARK AVENUE SOUTH’S SPECTACULAR NEW RENTAL

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By W.A. Muller On desirable Park Avenue South, leasing is officially underway at Prism at Park Avenue South (“Prism”), a spectacular and architecturally significant tower that crowns the neighborhood as one of the most exciting places to live in New York City. Prism is being developed by Equity Residential, and is the rental portion of […]


Talking Real Estate with J/R Luxe

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By W.A. Muller Jennifer Roberts and Randi Fisher of J/R Luxe, Manhattan’s newest brokerage team, answer our burning questions about hunting for the perfect Manhattan apartment, the hottest amenities in new developments and where to find that perfect four-bedroom apartment. What’s hot in the new development sector of the market? What is new and noteworthy […]


The Haute Two Ten West 77th Street

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By W.A. Muller In the heart of Manhattan’s picturesque and sought-after Upper West Side, Two Ten West 77 is an 18-story condominium building with 25 luxury residences, designed by Thomas Juul-Hansen and inspired by natural materials and Danish modernism. The new building is situated near Central Park and cultural icons including the American Museum of […]


325 LEX – RESIDENT MAGAZINE

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By W.A. Muller In the heart of Manhattan, amongst New York City’s most iconic structures, developer Carmel Partners has delivered a condominium building that is meeting the city’s extreme demand for smartly-planned residences. Rising 31 stories with a shimmering glass façade, 325 LEX features 125 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom residences designed to maximize light, air, and views […]


The Next Williamsburg?

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By Linette Semino  It seems that Long Island City’s well-publicized real estate boom is just beginning, but residential buildings began popping up more than a decade ago. “Once upon a time, Long Island City was a hotbed of industry, but over the last decade, it’s become a hotbed for residential development thanks to a 2001 […]


Form & Function

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By Kate Bidinger We often have to make sacrifices when it comes to city living: bodega over Whole Foods madness, flats over fabulous heels (or rather, a larger purse to fit the heels), coffee cart over Starbucks line. Yes, life is tough, but when it comes to your home it doesn’t have to be. Here’s […]


How to Design the Perfect Bedroom

Niki Cheng is co-owner of BoConcept New York with her husband Shaokao Cheng. They started BoConcept New York in 2003. With an architecture and interior design background, 
she has furnished many homes 
in New York City. She is the proud mother of a 7-year old girl and 4-year old boy.

By Niki Cheng We spend at least 1/3rd of our life in bed so when it comes to bedroom design, comfort always comes first. Getting a good night’s sleep can have tremendous effects on our health, our well-being and even our looks (it’s not called beauty sleep for nothing!), so why not spend a little […]


Final Philip House Residences go on Market

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By W.A. Muller Located on a picturesque tree-lined block in Carnegie Hill, Philip House represents a classic New York lifestyle on the Upper East Side. With the last of their residences just hitting the market, including the stunning penthouses, this is the last opportunity to experience living at the storied Philip House. Located at 141 […]


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