Reimagined For Contemporary Living by "AD 100" designer Sills

OFF THE MRKT, April 2, 2019

Called "a big, bold symphony in reds" by the AIA Guide to New York with one of the most elegant facades on the Upper West Side, 101 West 78th Street was recently restored to it original grandeur and reimagined for contemporary living -- and now introduces its new model residence.

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Swoon-worthy UWS Dream Home

Lux Exposé, March 28, 2019

Among the few opportunities to live 101 West 78th Street is a five-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom dream home that’s listed for $11.45M. This home is sprawling, with 4,820 square feet of living spaces and a classic layout featuring a grand living room with 11-foot ceilings, separate dining room, foyer and a super luxe eat-in kitchen.

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Check out These NYC Residences Inspired by Legendary Hotel and Retail Icons

NEW YORK COTTAGES & GARDENS, March 2019

There's been a new crop of developments in NYC that are paying homage to some of the world’s most recognizable and legendary icons. 101 West 78th Street, features a geometric floor inspired by the Hotel Lutetia in Paris in its lobby. The dramatic stone floors are composed of Calacatta Prima Select, Negro Marquita and Blue de Savoy marbles, creating a stunning, graphic effect and bringing a touch of Parisian history to the Upper West Side.

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Corcoran Hosts Elegant Art Opening

LUX EXPOSÉ, January 31, 2019

Corcoran and GTIS Partners hosted an elegant art opening in a brand new residence at 101 West 78th Street, a beautiful, pre-war building on the Upper West Side that has been tastefully restored by AD-100 designer Stephen Sills. “Winter Fire” is a self-curated group exhibition featuring the works of New York City based artists Paddy Cohn, Laurent Elle Badessi, Jeremy Silva and David Paul Kay.

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Manhattan Residences With Museum-Quality Views

Haute Residence, January 7, 2019

Many Manhattan buildings incorporate art into their architecture, whether it be in their lobbies and public amenity spaces or in creating world-class art hanging and viewing options inside homes. But one thing not all buildings can offer in the art world is direct views of the stunning museums in Manhattan. With views of both Roosevelt Park and the American Museum of Natural History, this classic five bedroom corner home has tons of oversized windows to take in the special views. 

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How Artisans Are Using Historic Techniques to Transform New York Buildings

Robb Report, December 28, 2018

Richard Baird creates decorative metalwork in the same way it was done over a hundred years ago. From Grand Central Station to the Federal Reserve Bank, Baird and his team have restored metal details on some of America’s most notable historic buildings. New York developer GTIS Partners recently enlisted Baird to recreate the intricate exterior gate surrounding 101 West 78th Street, a residential building constructed in the 1800s on the Upper West Side. When GTIS Partners first acquired the building, the fence was in disarray. Thanks to Baird’s skillful work, the fence now serves as a striking entryway to the red brick and terracotta building, as well as a reminder of the beauty of bygone architecture.

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When the Children’s Room Becomes a Work-of-Art

Lux Exposé, November 27, 2018

At 101 West 78th Street – a stunning prewar conversion residential building on the Upper West Side – the developers depicted a tropical scene in the children’s room, that was inspired by the murals and dioramas of the American Museum of Natural History, right next door.

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Neighborhood-Inspired Amenities Elevate These Buildings Above The Rest

Haute Residence, November 29, 2018

101 West 78th Street is an iconic, late 19th Century building that has been transformed into a modern and elegant Upper West Side condominium residence. Designed by Belgian born Emile Gruwe and completed in 1886, the building is located directly across the street from The American Museum of Natural History and just one block from Central Park. Stephen Sills, Architectural Digest AD 100 designer transformed the building’s interiors, including the impressive lobby, polished amenity spaces, and a collection of generously appointed two to five bedroom condominium residences. The building offers a children’s playroom with a wall mural inspired by the Natural History Museum.

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How the other half renovates: Faded Beaux Arts beauty on the Upper West Side becomes luxury condos

Brick Underground, April 5, 2018

101 West 78th Street, one of the oldest apartment buildings in New York City, has had new life breathed back into it, thanks to an extensive renovation. Its new lobby, amenity spaces, and apartments were all designed by renowned architect Stephen Sills, who kept the building’s iconic facade, complete with terra-cotta angels, intact while gutting the interior. The 44 existing apartments were turned into 21 new Upper West Side condominiums, including a full-floor penthouse, and the building’s 10-foot ceilings, a favorite among prewar connoisseurs, were preserved, giving the new homes a classic feel to complement their modern interiors.

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Upper West Side condo across from American Museum of Natural History unveils model homes

Curbed, February 26, 2018

More than a year after sales launched at GTIS Partners LP's 101 West 78th Street, two of the building’s homes have been unveiled as model apartments. Designed by AD 100 honoree Stephen Sills, both of the Upper West Side condominiums are expansive: one is a four-bedroom residence measuring 4,050 square feet and featuring a formal dining room and eat-in kitchen, a corner living room with a gas fireplace, and ten-and-a-half-foot ceilings; the other is a three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath home with 450 square feet of private terrace space. Both are outfitted with undeniably luxurious details, including solid oak flooring, kitchens with Miele and SubZero appliances and custom cabinetry from Smallbone of Devizes, and a peerless location across from the American Museum of Natural History.

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Prettiest NYC homes that hit the market this week

Curbed New York

Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something special going on. But some of these homes are so lovely that they warrant a special kind of notoriety as some of the prettiest homes currently up for sale in New York City. And so, here it is: five listing that have that special "je ne sais quoi" that separates them from the rest. Happy gawking!

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101 West 78th/Upper West Side penthouse overlooking American Museum of Natural History Seeks $23.5M

Curbed, October 2, 2017

A four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath penthouse at 101 West 78th Street has hit the market for $23.5 million. The spacious Upper West Side condominium, located directly across from the American Museum of Natural History, opens with a grand foyer leading the way to a library, a magnificent great room with a gas fireplace, and an eat-in kitchen lit by a quartet of skylights and outfitted with marble countertops, top-of-the-line appliances, and a butler’s pantry. In addition to the home’s 4,742 square feet of interior space, it boasts a 3,398-square-foot wraparound terrace, as well as a 2,721-square-foot rooftop terrace featuring a outdoor gas fireplace and an outdoor kitchen and dining area.

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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 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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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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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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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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A Penthouse Overlooking the Beloved American Museum of Natural History Lists for $23.5M

Cottages & Gardens

How much would you pay to live in a stunning penthouse overlooking the beloved American Museum of Natural History? If the answer is $23.5 million then you're in luck. Brown Harris Stevens has just listed the full-floor until at 101 West 78th Street and it doesn't disappoint. 
 
Built in the late 19th century and designed by architect Emile M. Gruwe, developers for the project conversion announced the launch for sales of 101 West 78th Street earlier this year but didn't unveil the building's singular penthouse until now.

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