SoHo, New York Enriched by Louis Vuitton’s First in-store Atelier

Famous neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, notable for being the location of many artists’ lofts and art galleries, and wide variety of trendy boutiques is now enriched with one more world’s most recognizable brand –
Louis Vuitton. More precisely with company’s first in-store atelier at its Soho Store in New York City, 116 Greene Street (at Prince Street), located in the space next to the store’s travel accessories room. Louis Vuitton’s In-store Atelier Luxury space – atelier, which means ‘workshop’ offers personalization for the brand’s iconic trunks and leather goods with hand painting and hot stamping by specialized artists. This new space exudes the feel of a workshop, with its brick walls, cast iron columns, and antique furniture from Parisian flea markets. There customers can experience the brand’s renowned “savoir-faire” first hand in front of their eyes. Louis Vuitton’s first in-store Atelier opens up at the Soho Store in New York Louis Vuitton’s first in-store Atelier opens up at the Soho Store in New York Louis Vuitton’s first in-store Atelier opens up at the Soho Store in New York Louis Vuitton’s In-store Atelier Louis Vuitton’s In-store Atelier Louis Vuitton’s In-store Atelier    

Exclusive Penthouse with a Backyard in Tribeca for Sale

In one of New York’s most exclusive neighborhoods, Lower Manhattan’s Tribeca, a fabulous penthouse, with private backyard is selling for $14 million. The penthouse was recently renovated and it has 10 rooms, 4,316 square feet of living space and a 3,037 square feet of private outdoor space from where the residents can admire breathtaking panoramas of the Hudson River.
A Penthouse with a Backyard in Tribeca This fantastic home is close to state of the art restaurants, shopping venues, schools and Hudson River Park. It is guarded 24 hours a day by a doorman and it has sports a roof deck, bike room, private basement storage and live-in superintendent. The penthouse boasts built-in bar, wood storage with marble detailing, custom walnut-paneled walls, windowed French doors leading to the focal point of the residence, wood-burning fireplace with Nublado marble mantle, black granite hearth, terraces have been garnished with irrigation systems, Viking grill, planters and top notch lighting and audio systems. Kitchen has sports walnut cabinetry, a massive island with plenty of counter space, concrete counters, two wine fridges and state of the art stainless appliances. There are a lavish home office/bedroom, guest wing with bedroom, laundry area and full bathroom. The master suite, it is a tranquil place, with 5 gorgeous French doors opening from the bedroom onto a large, breathtakingly landscaped terrace facing south. The master bathroom provides a deep-soaking Waterworks tub, Kohler sink and toilet, elegant vanity decked with Calcutta marble mosaic tiling and separate stall shower. [Douglas Elliman Real Estate]

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15 Penn Plaza in New York Approved

New York's 15 Penn Plaza - Vornado rendering New York’s 15 Penn Plaza – Vornado rendering City authorities on Wednesday approved plans to build a 67-floor skyscraper near New York City’s tallest structure, the Empire State Building, over objections from owners of the iconic landmark. The City Council Land Use Committee voted today in favor of Vornado’s roughly 1,200-foot, Pelli Clarke Pelli-designed 15 Penn Plaza, despite protests from Empire State Building owner Anthony Malkin that it would mar the city’s skyline. But while New York, and the nation, are obsessed about whether a certain cultural center should go up in lower Manhattan, few noticed that the Penn Plaza plan will bring down the legendary Hotel Pennsylvania. The hotel, a 25-story, once-magnificent edifice built in 1919, has a rich history, an essential part of which is bound up with my father’s first hit as a songwriter.