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House of Math

By Justin Davidson - 2013-03-05T00:52:48Z

Photograph by Dean Kaufman/Bloomberg Pursuits

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Welcome to New York's Smartest Apartment

Running along Manhattan’s skyline is a vein of private spectacle, accessible by invitation only. Mostly, it’s a place of generic luxury, where a fortune buys a bigger room, a higher ceiling, a better shower head. One couple, though, has turned four full stories atop an 1896 skyscraper into a palace of ideas. At the 21st floor, the beaux-arts building culminates in grand arched windows and stone angels supporting a sharply pitched roof. Inside this conventionally gracious shell is an utterly contemporary space, a 7,000-square-foot penthouse apartment that combines mathematical complexity with childlike playfulness and reduces privacy to an antiquated foible. It’s architecture for the age of social media. 

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