This Townhouse In New York Was Originally Designed In 1884

October 18, 2020
This five-story townhouse in New York has a traditional exterior but a more contemporary interior.

Originally designed by famed architect Charles Graham circa 1884, this five-story townhouse in New York has a traditional exterior but a more contemporary interior.

This Italianate brownstone near Central Park, has an earthy exterior with black accents, like the stair railings and the window frames.

This Italianate brownstone has contrasting black accents, like the stair railings and the window frames.
This Italianate brownstone has contrasting black accents, like the stair railings and the window frames.
A wood door with a decorative door knob.

In the formal sitting room, there are 12 foot ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. Neutral furniture allows the wood flooring and gold accents to be noticed, while a soft touch of pink keeps things delicate.

In this formal sitting room, there are 12 foot ceilings and a wood burning fireplace. Neutral furniture allows the wood flooring and gold accents to be noticed, while a soft touch of pink keeps things delicate.

The pink from the sitting room travels through to the dining room, where a large rug has been placed underneath the table and chairs.

This contemporary dining room, has a white dining table with a black base, and pink upholstered chairs.

The staircase is mostly white with a tan carpet, however the handrail with a carved detail has been painted black.

A traditional white staircase with a black handrail.
A carved handrail with a black finish.

In the home office, a desk is centrally located, while two shelving units flank a large art piece.

In this home office, a desk is centrally located, while two shelving units flank a large art piece.

Neutral color palettes have been used in the bedrooms, with either grey or blue accents. Artwork and mirrors adorning the walls complete the bedroom designs.

A bedroom with a neutral white / grey color palette and wood floors.
A bedroom with a neutral color palette, blue accents, and wood floors.

In the bathroom, there’s a long vanity that takes up the entire wall, while opposite, there’s a built-in bathtub, and a walk-in shower.

The home is listed for sale through Kristi Ambrosetti of Sotheby’s International Realty.

In this bathroom, a long vanity takes up the entire length of the wall, while opposite, there's a built-in bathtub, and a walk-in shower.
Photography by Sotheby’s International Realty