PETER MARINO: AN INCOMPARABLE ARCHITECT
This unique world-renowned architect is a triple threat: in addition to being a masterful architect, he is also a designer of spaces for luxury products, an avid art collector and patron of the arts, bringing all three talents to bear on any project he undertakes.
The rare approach of bringing all design aspects into play is actually a throwback to ancient times when this multipronged approach was the custom
His early patron was Andy Warhol followed by Pierre Berge and Yves St Laurent and then a Park Avenue apartment for Gianni and Marella Agnelli....
From the beginning Peter Marino always paid total attention to texture and finish, which enabled him to maintain the same clients for three decades.From his earliest work, he blended timeless architecture with modern design.
170 East End Avenue is a modern landmark formed by two 19-story stone and glass towers enclosing a secluded private garden and waterfall. Its site across from Carl Schurz Park affords glorious views of the East River.
There are over 12,000 ft. of private amenities:
-24 hour Doormen -Weekday onsite luxury attach concierge -On-site parking garage -A fully equipped gym -Squash Court -Golf simulator -Play room and art room -Billiards room -40-seat screening room -Dance/yoga studio -Pilates studio with Cadillac and reformer -Family interactive center with arcade games -Bicycle rooms -Library where weekday continental breakfast is provided -Exterior Window Washing is included in the maintenance
Comprising approximately 3,685 interior Square feet and 134 exterior Square feet, this apartment is designed so that there are no interior rooms. The living room has a wood-burning fireplace and faces east over the East River and includes a private planted balcony. Also facing east are the library and the primary bedroom suite, which has a second planted balcony. The primary suite includes two full baths and five closets one of which is a large walk-in space.
The dining room and kitchen face south but also have views to the east. The kitchen itself is a corner room with a wall of windows to the south and west. There are two further bedrooms to the west each with a full bath en-suite and a very well equipped laundry room with a Murphy bed.
Throughout the apartment, there are exceptional finishes that reflect light in a unique way, which adds to the visual impact of these delightful rooms.
Among all the apartments that they saw, these owners chose this particular apartment because of their great appreciation of Peter Marino's rare approach of treating design as a critical element of the best architecture and his obsessive attention to texture and finish.
It is a rare and completely unique and memorable space.
The sale of the apartment includes a separate studio apartment on a lower floor.
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