A historic, eco-chic East Village townhouse owned by a high fashion photographer is hitting the market for $9.2 million on Thursday.
The 1850s residence, owned by photographer Alexi Lubomirski and his spouse Giada, is at 122 E. 10th St. It’s a part of the Renwick Triangle, or Renwick Row, within the St. Mark’s Historic District — named after its architect, James Renwick, Jr., of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Grace Church and the Smithsonian Institute Building.
Lubormirski shot Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s official wedding ceremony and engagement photographs, and has additionally photographed Beyoncé, Julia Roberts and Lupita Nyong’o for Vogue and different fashion magazines, whereas Giada moved from fashion to environmental advocacy — and a sustainable intestine renovation of the townhouse.
While the Lubomirskis personal the six-story, 18-foot-wide townhouse now, it had beforehand been divided into three models.
Actress Molly Ringwald and Panio Gianopoulos owned the upstairs two-bedroom, 1½-bath condo earlier than promoting to the Lubomirskis for $1.7 million in 2016. That unit got here with a fire and a roof deck.
The Lubomirskis had additionally purchased a four-bedroom, 3½-bath, 2,600-square-foot unit for $3.47 million in 2015.
Original particulars embrace woodburning fireplaces and plenty of uncovered brick, together with fashionable French pocket doorways, radiant heated flooring and marble bogs — together with a personal backyard and roof deck.
The block has been residence to many iconic figures through the years, together with architect Stanford White, who was born at 118 East 10th St., and photographer Diane Arbus who lived subsequent door at 120 E. 10th St. from 1968 to 1970.
Mary-Kate Olsen and her then-husband, banker Olivier Sarkozy, half-brother to former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, owned twin townhouses throughout the road at 123 and 125 E. 10th St. The houses shared one of many largest non-public gardens in Manhattan.
Mark Twain additionally lived in a townhouse that Renwick had initially constructed for his mother and father.
The listing brokers are Cote Luxury Real Estate’s Victoria Terri-Cote, and Cristina Cote, of HGTV’s “Happily Wherever.”
The higher crust
Breads Bakery is opening its first residents solely café, which is a part of its newest residential idea, [email protected], on the Anagram Nomad, a 50-story luxurious rental constructing at 10 E. twenty ninth St.
The café could have a road entrance however is just not open to the general public.
“By partnering with Breads, we are able to bring heightened hospitality to our renters while also providing them with a great cup of coffee and the city’s best pastries in the comfort of their own home,” mentioned Josh Feder, vp at Global Holdings Management Group.
The 400-square-foot café is devoid of seating however adjoining to the 450-square-foot occasions lounge, which seats 20 and is linked to a 500-square-foot co-working space and a 550-square-foot library space.
Building facilities additionally embrace a fitness center and yoga studio, a youngsters’s playroom, a “public-private garden lawn” and a rooftop space.