Real Estate

Kitchen Cabinets Last Longer than Marriages

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By Jonathan Baron, ASID According the US Department of Labor Statistics study, many changes in the last half century have affected marriage and divorce rates. About 85 percent married by age 46, and among those who married, a sizeable fraction, almost 30 percent, married more than once. Approximately 42 percent of marriages that took place […]


5 Easy, Affordable Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas

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This Valentine’s Day, surround your significant other with symbols that illustrate your love. Here are some 5 easy and affordable ways you can create that perfect romantic atmosphere at home: 1) The Scent of Love Know her favorite scent? Gather all the vases you already have scattered across your home (empty wine bottles, jars, bowls […]


The Serene Lake Norman

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By Nadine Deason Lake Norman North Carolina…Where the living is easy! The warm winter weather of the Carolinas awaits you. You’ve worked hard and deserve a lifestyle where you can enjoy all four seasons, enjoy a quick commute to Charlotte and the international airport and live and play at the same place. I would say […]


Fifty Third and Eighth Brings Sophisticated, Contemporary Living to Hell’s Kitchen

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By W. A. Muller Situated in the vibrant neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, Fifty Third and Eighth, a 25-story luxury condominium developed by HFZ Capital Group, offers 252 exceptionally designed one-, two- and three-bedroom residences in the heart of Manhattan. The full-service property, located at 301 West 53rd Street, features contemporary, elegant residences available for immediate […]


Endless River Views

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By Linette Semino When my parents- in-law visited from Boston during the holiday season, they wanted to see how much Battery Park City has developed since 9/11. When in Battery Park City, we forgot that were still in Manhattan and this enchanting community became more-and-more captivating. Unexpectedly, Tom and Paula fell in love with Battery […]


An Upper East Side Classic, Reimagined

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Unit 3N at Macklowe Properties’ 150 East 72nd Street is an elegant marriage of classic Manhattan living and the very best of 21st century design elements. The 100-year old pre-war building on the Upper East Side has been masterfully transformed into a luxury boutique condominium by enhancing its infrastructure and interior aesthetic to accommodate modern […]


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 engineering drafting materials and instruments. The building’s developers, Elie Pariente […]


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 Lake Norman is ideally located just 25 minutes north of Charlotte, North Carolina. This man-made lake boasts over 520 miles of beautiful shoreline. Easy access to Charlotte and the international airport make this the ideal place to live and play. Ideal for retirement or easy living Lake Norman is the place for […]


High in the sky at 325 LEX

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By W. A. Muller Luxury condominium 325 LEX unveils its crown jewel with a new, smartly designed full-floor penthouse that combines astounding New York City views with modern convenience. Sitting atop the 31 story building, Penthouse B boasts 2,477 SF of flawless interior space and an additional 1,136 SF of sprawling outdoor terrace space overlooking […]


A PRIVATE OASIS AT 170 EAST 78TH

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By W. A. Muller Originally built as three separate artist’s studios in the early 1900’s, this dramatic triplex maisonette feels like living in a 30 foot wide townhouse, with all the benefits of having a full-time doorman. The entire home is embellished with intricate finishes including a beautiful paneled living room, family room, and master […]


The stunning penthouse at 737 Park Ave

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In Manhattan, there is a high demand for large apartments with bespoke finishes. The penthouse at 737 Park Avenue on the Upper East Side offers precisely that, but with the flexibility to custom design, an option discerning buyers desire but almost never find. This penthouse is essentially a blank canvas; an amazing and rare opportunity […]


DLT Interiors Does It Best

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Debbie Travin of DLT Interiors has done it again! She’s just completed a large 3 bed/3 bath apartment on the Upper East Side with spectcular city views. She explains that the home had to be renovated before she could start the interior design. The apartment was very dark because the previous owners had heavy drapery, […]


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FEATURED LISTING  Chic Condo Loft in Tribeca We are thrilled to present our newest listing — 195 Hudson Street, Apartment 3D A premium condominium in Tribeca. This exquisite three bedroom/two bathroom loft has 11 foot ceilings, a chef’s kitchen and even comes with a parking spot included in the purchase. Priced at $4.195M http://jr-luxe.com/our-listings/exclusive-listings News in […]


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 […]


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