Old House Journal


hen these homeowners—“hands-on designers”—were looking for an apartment in New York City in the 1980s, they were ready to do some work. They were looking for something affordable, with Old World character, in a convenient neighborhood. When they found a pair of adjacent, one-bedroom apartments in a historic building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, they knew they were home. Designed in 1910 as a residence hotel for Broadway actors and Manhattan

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