Converting a Palace of the Past Into Luxury Condos

WALL STREET JOURNAL

101 West 78th Street, built in 1882, is now undergoing a modern metamorphosis, thanks to developers GTIS Partners, who are transforming the former rental building into Upper West Side condominiums already for sale. While the building’s cherub-adorned terra-cotta and red brick exterior will retain its original aesthetic, the Stephen Sills Associates-designed interiors will meld vintage touches like marble fireplaces, grand common areas, and high ceilings with modern design elements, including bespoke English cabinets that match the herringbone-patterned oak floors. Residents can also enjoy a long list of amenities, including a marble-adorned lobby, fitness center, children’s playroom, and storage space.

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GTIS Partners Introduces 101 West 78th Street, Offering Elegantly Reimagined Condominiums for 2017 Move-In

Yahoo Finance

Located just across the street from the American Museum of Natural History, 101 West 78th features twenty-three luxury condos that were crafted by a visionary team. Architect H. Thomas O’Hara Jr. masterminded the elegant floor plans to be both grand and efficient, while sought-after designer Stephen Sills created all the interior spaces. Bathrooms come equipped with Waterworks fixtures and accessories, and the kitchens are custom-made by Smallbone of Devizes and stocked with Miele appliances. The combined efforts of so many experts make these luxurious Upper West Side condominiums some of the most exciting residences to enter the market in 2017.

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GTIS Partners Introduces 101 West 78th Street, Offering Elegantly Reimagined Condominiums for 2017 Move-In

Market Watch

Twenty-three new Upper West Side condominiums have hit the market at 101 West 78th Street. The prewar conversion, which is located just across the street from the American Museum of Natural History and Central Park, offers condos ranging from two to five bedrooms, as well as one full-floor penthouse, all of which come with luxurious interiors by renowned designer Stephen Sills. The residences retain their prewar aesthetic, thanks to features like oversized wood windows and Hyde Park mouldings, while still offering modern conveniences such as Miele kitchen appliances and large-capacity washers and dryers.

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Sales launch at Upper West Side conversion

Real Estate Weekly

The Upper West Side condominiums for sale at 101 West 78th Street have officially hit the market and will welcome residents later this year. The GTIS Partners-developed rental-to-condo conversion already had one of the city’s most enviable locations, situated across the street from the American Museum of Natural History, and now its interiors are equally remarkable. Architect H. Thomas O’Hara Jr. and designer Stephen Sills have helmed the building’s transformation, creating luxury homes ranging in size from two to five bedrooms, plus one full-floor penthouse. Each is outfitted with custom kitchens from Smallbone of Devizes, White Carrara marble counters, Waterworks fixtures, and Miele appliances, in addition to stunning great rooms. “We’re offering a rare opportunity—a combination of superior location, old-world architecture, and modern design,” says GTIS president Tom Shapiro. “It is unparalleled.”

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Sales Begin on Grand UWS Condos Across from Museum of Natural History

City Realty

Sales at 101 West 78th Street have officially launched, and it won’t be long before eager buyers are calling the GTIS Partners-developed Upper West Side condos home. Located across the street from the American Museum of Natural History, the building’s historic red-brick and terra-cotta façade encompasses some of the city’s most luxurious homes. Inside the 69,000-square-foot building, originally designed by Emile Gruwe, are elegant, Stephen Sills-designed residences ranging in size from two to four bedrooms, in addition to a floor-through penthouse. Special features include floor plans from HTO Architect’s Thomas O’Hara, hand-painted Smallbone of Devizes custom kitchens, Miele appliances, water filtration systems, Carrara marble counters and backsplashes, massive wooden windows, ceilings over 10-feet, Hyde Park mouldings, Baldwin hardware, Waterworks fittings, and millwork designed by Sills himself. 101 West 78th Street also boasts an amenities package that includes a 24-hour doorman; playroom; and a state-of-the-art fitness center, along with storage lockers available for purchase.

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GTIS Partners Introduces 101 West 78th Street, Offering Elegantly Reimagined Condominiums

Blau Journal

Sales have launched at the GTIS Partners-developed 101 West 78th Street, a rental-to-condo conversion located across the street from the American Museum of Natural History. Originally constructed in the late 1800s, the Emil Gruwe-designed red-brick and terra-cotta building is undergoing a metamorphosis that will transform it into a collection of luxury Upper West Side condominiums, ranging in size from two to five bedrooms. 101 West 78th Street will also be home to a full-floor penthouse, in addition to amenities like an attended lobby, fitness center, and children’s playroom, as well as porters and a full-time superintendent. 

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High-End UWS Development at 101 West 78th Street Blends the Classic with Contemporary

Agorafy

A collection of newly renovated Upper West Side condominiums is giving fresh life to a prewar building on the corner of West 78th Street and Columbus Avenue. Behind the classic red brick and corniced façade of 101 West 78th Street, homes ranging in size from two to five bedrooms feature all the conveniences of a modern luxury apartment, including handcrafted cabinetry, Carrara marble, and Miele appliances. And the architectural benefits of a prewar building, such as oversized windows and high ceilings, only add to the glamour.

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101 West 78th Street/New York City Makes Way for Large Developments and Boutique Condos

Mansion Global

With a limited supply of new land to build on in Manhattan, developers are opting to polish the diamonds that already exist in the city’s diverse architectural landscape. One such undertaking is the transformation of the late-19th-century Emile Gruwe-designed red-brick and terra-cotta building across from the American Museum of Natural History, which has been reimagined as a collection of Upper West Side condominiums. Designed by H. Thomas O’Hara Architects, with interiors from “AD100” designer Stephen Sills, 101 West 78th Street has been given new life as home to luxury residences and a long list of amenities, including a fitness center, attended lobby, children’s playroom, private storage, and space to store your favorite mode of transport, whether bike or stroller.

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Only two luxe contracts signed above $10M last week: Olshan

The Real Deal

Sales are going strong at 101 West 78th, the handsome prewar conversion across the street from the American Museum of Natural History. The most recent Upper West Side condominium to go into contract at the building was a duplex, which was asking $10.8 million. All of 101 West 78th Street’s residences feature classic prewar dimensions and layouts updated with modern touches and conveniences to create a truly luxurious and uniquely Manhattan experience. Marble fireplaces illuminate spacious great rooms, and the bedroom suites feature marble-clad bathrooms set with Waterworks fixtures. Residents will be greeted 24 hours a day by doormen and will be able to use a host of amenities, including a state-of-the-art fitness center.

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High-End UWS Development at 101 West 78th Street Blends the Classic with Contemporary

Agorafy

A collection of newly renovated Upper West Side condominiums is giving fresh life to a prewar building on the corner of West 78th Street and Columbus Avenue. Behind the classic red brick and corniced façade of 101 West 78th Street, homes ranging in size from two to five bedrooms feature all the conveniences of a modern luxury apartment, including handcrafted cabinetry, Carrara marble, and Miele appliances. And the architectural benefits of a prewar building, such as oversized windows and high ceilings, only add to the glamour.

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101 West 78th Street/GTIS’ UWS condo conversion files to declare plan effective

The Real Deal

The Upper West Side condominiums at 101 West 78th Street are getting closer to welcoming residents. Developer GTIS Partners recently presented their offering plan to the New York Attorney General’s office, and the building’s 21 luxury residences are rapidly approaching the 40 percent sold mark. In addition to HTO Architect-designed one- to four-bedroom condos and a penthouse, each with interiors by Stephen Sills Associates and kitchens from Smallbone of Devizes, the building’s residents will benefit from an attended lobby, in-house superintendent, fitness center, bicycle and stroller storage, a children’s playroom, and a peerless location directly across from the American Museum of Natural History.The Upper West Side condominiums at 101 West 78th Street are getting closer to welcoming residents. Developer GTIS Partners recently presented their offering plan to the New York Attorney General’s office, and the building’s 21 luxury residences are rapidly approaching the 40 percent sold mark. In addition to HTO Architect-designed one- to four-bedroom condos and a penthouse, each with interiors by Stephen Sills Associates and kitchens from Smallbone of Devizes, the building’s residents will benefit from an attended lobby, in-house superintendent, fitness center, bicycle and stroller storage, a children’s playroom, and a peerless location directly across from the American Museum of Natural History.

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