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Meticulously appointed by Parisian design firm Cabinet Alberto Pinto, Duplex Residence 9 at 27 East 79th Street offers 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, and open southern views 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 building's elegantly appointed lobby and the Parisian-inspired fa ade. The award-winning studio is renowned for designing extravagant estates, yachts, and personal jets worldwide, and notable interiors including the salons of the Elysee 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 residence's luxe interior. Baths and the powder room feature a blend of Estremoz, Calacatta Vagli, and Emperador Fonce 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 Manhattan's most prestigious streets, less than one block from Central Park's 843 acres of recreational green space.
As a neighborhood synonymous with distinction, the Upper East Side is home to some of the city'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 Avenue's shopping corridor and gourmet dining at Saint Ambroeus, Cafe Bolud, and The Carlyle. 27 East 79th Street'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 Manhattan's West Side.