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New & Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | August 2017

Posted on September 4, 2017

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From a one-of-a-kind Mediterranean-inspired estate in St. Barthelemy to an enthralling Chalet in Italy’s Dolomites, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale feature homes from some of the world’s finest locales.

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Price Upon Request | Pointe Milou, St. Barthelemy | St. Barth Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

Located on the craggy hillside of Pointe Milou, this one-of-a-kind home faces east and boasts sensational views and wonderful breezes. All white, with Greek, Croatian, Moroccan and Mediterranean inspirations, this villa is often featured in magazines and is suited for the discriminating buyer who requires luxury and privacy. This four-bedroom villa with pool and Jacuzzi extends over 5,400 square-meters and overlooks a bay, accessible by private path.

California

$44,975,000 USD | Rancho Santa Fe, California | Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty

Designed by world-renowned architect Guy Dreier and located in the exclusive covenant of Rancho Santa Fe, two-story walls of glass highlight the magnificent water features surrounding the home and showcase spectacular sculptures. A thoughtful design that perfectly melds technology, art, and natures create an unforgettable ambience; indoor and outdoor living spaces, tennis courts, zero-edge pool, staff quarters, master suite with fireplace, and meticulous landscaping are only part of what defines this masterpiece.

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Chile

UF403.500 | Chilean Patagonia | Chile Sotheby’s International Realty

Hacienda Three Lagos is one of the most exclusive properties in Chilean Patagonia; with more than 2,000 square-meters of living space on over 1,000 hectares of Patagonian land, the home features direct access to three different lakes. One of the property’s signature features is a two-bedroom floating cabin on one of its lakes, said to be the only floating cabin of its kind in South America.

Austria

14.700.000 € EUR | Salzburg, Austria | Austria Sotheby’s International Realty

Known as the “Fondachhof,” this home finds itself if one of the finest locales within Salzburg. Located at the foot of the Gaisberg and embedded in a private park, this palatial residence can reach the center of Salzburg in minutes by foot. Grand landscaping, fountains, and an enclosed gazebo dot the grounds of this remarkable property.

Italy

16.000.000 € EUR | Bulluno, Italy | Italy Sotheby’s International Realty

This extraordinary chalet offers the beauty and comfort found in five-star resorts. Located in the area closest to the famous “promenade” in Cortina, it offers a breathtaking view of the Dolomites and Cortina. The 870-square-meter chalet is arranged over four floors served by a private elevator and a service staircase. The atmosphere is designed to welcome guests and make its host comfortable; the modern interior design elegantly combines a combination of high-grade materials and finishes. A soundproofed private cinema, home theater sound system, and ultra-ergonomic chairs brings the Hollywood experience to the privacy of your own dwelling.

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Art & Home | Through the Looking Glass

Posted on August 15, 2017

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From the Summer 2017 edition of Art & Home, Iyna Bort Caruso takes us through the looking glass and into a world of homes that feature captivating glass structures.

For the last 16 years, Thomas Roszak has lived with his family in a glass home of his own design, and he’s already thinking of his next one. “I don’t see any other way to live.”

NewZealandPrice Upon Request | Auckland, New Zealand | New Zealand Sotheby’s International Realty

Roszak, a Chicago, Illinois-based architect, built his see-through home in the suburbs on an acre of land screened by 60 to 80-foot maples, oaks and honeylocusts to block the sun–and block prying eyes. It was his dream house, combining his ideas about how space flows from one room to the next and the changing play of light. At times the home is transparent, other times it is reflective, mirroring the environment and creating a habitat where the outside and inside become one.

Glass walls frame scenery like a mural. The more dramatic the backdrop, the greater the role glass plays as a design element. Mike Shapiro, chairman of HÔM Sotheby’s International Realty in Newport Beach, California, says, “Homeowners here spend millions for the view, so the more glass the happier they are.”

NewYork$19,995,000 USD | Bridgehampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Bridgehampton Brokerage

Glass brings homeowners into nature with an aesthetic that fits in perfectly with the simplicity of modern design. Light, airiness and a sense of abundance are at the very essence of contemporary architecture.

Glass buildings are modern, but they’re not new. Today’s generation pay homage to icons like the Glass House by Philip Johnson built in 1949 in Canaan, Connecticut, and the Farnsworth House in Plano, Illinois, completed in 1951 by Mies van der Rohe. Both are now operated by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and look as fresh and relevant as the day they were built.

California$24,000,000 USD | Carpinteria, California | Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito – Upper Village Road Brokerage

The difference is that today’s glass structures are no longer plagued by the problems of earlier models such as condensation, leakage and energy waste. They don’t suffer heat loss in winter or heat gain in summer. Glass homes are now high performance structures. Thanks to advancements, glass is also being incorporated into residences in inventive new ways. Shapiro has seen a surge in glass used in interior bridges, flooring surfaces and negative edge pool walls. “The technology is extraordinary,” he says.

Arizona$4,495,000 USD | Scottsdale, Arizona | Russ Lyon Sotheby’s International Realty 

Glass homes as architectural curiosities are a thing of the past. “When we first moved in nobody on our street liked the house,” recalls Roszak. “Now 15 years later, everybody loves it. They talk about how they live on the road that has the glass house, so now they kind of made it their own.”  Roszak says it’s about education. “People don’t understand modern houses until they see them on the timeline of architectural history. As technology advances, aesthetics advance.  Art and architecture should always look forward.”

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Architectural Digest | 20 of the Largest Homes for Sale in America

With homes upward of 57,000 square feet, you might struggle explaining to guests how to find their bedrooms

 

Just behind Russia and Canada, the United States is the third largest country in the world in terms of land mass. So it makes sense that some of the biggest homes in the world reside in America. But it’s not just the sheer size that makes these massive homes so majestic. It’s the exterior design, breathtaking scenery, and beautifully styled interiors that turn these mansions into something truly remarkable. From a $250 million, 38,000-square-foot home in Los Angeles to a Georgian Colonial Manor in New Jersey that’s surrounded by acres of trees, AD rounds up 20 of the largest homes in America for sale right now. Indeed, with these homes, amassing the money to buy them might be just as hard as finding your way through the grand interiors.

Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 1988Price: $200,000,000Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 27 full bathroomsInterior Sq. Footage: 56,500

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 1988
Price: $200,000,000
Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 27 full bathrooms
Interior Sq. Footage: 56,500

Location: Montecito, CaliforniaBuilt: 1931Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 10 full and 3 partial bathroomsInterior Sq. Footage: 29,483Lot Size: 237 acres

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Location: Montecito, California
Built: 1931
Price: $85,000,000
Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 10 full and 3 partial bathrooms
Interior Sq. Footage: 29,483
Lot Size: 237 acres

Location: Alton, New HampshireBuilt: 2004Price: $19,800,000Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 26 full bathroomsInterior Sq. Footage: 63,029Lot Size: 16.56 acres

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Location: Alton, New Hampshire
Built: 2004
Price: $19,800,000
Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 26 full bathrooms
Interior Sq. Footage: 63,029
Lot Size: 16.56 acres
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New and Notable Luxury Properties for Sale | July 2017

Posted on August 7, 2017

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From a historic nineteenth century castle in Cannes, France, to a modern villa on Frond M of the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, this month’s collection of exceptional properties for sale features some of the world’s finest locales.

France

Price Upon Request | Cannes, France | Côte d’Azur Sotheby’s International Realty

Ideally located on the prestigious Avenue du Roi Albert, east of ‘la Californie’ in Cannes, this unique nineteenth century castle was completely renovated and expanded, and faces the Lérins Islands, offering a magnificent view of the sea. Witness of a golden era, the house, by architect Rimbaud was completed in 1872, when Aristide Boucicaut, founder of “Bon Marche,” built two additional wings and various annexes such as a chapel and the winter garden.

NewYork

$27,900,000 USD | Southampton, New York | Sotheby’s International Realty – Southampton Brokerage

Nestled on more than six-acres with over 400 feet of frontage on Taylor Creek, this waterfront home offers access to Shinnecock Bay and the Atlantic Ocean from its private dock. Discreetly located on a highly prized and quiet lane, 11 bedrooms and ten baths are offered in the main house and attached cottages. Among the property’s features are a pool house and 50-foot heated pool, room for tennis, paddle board, kayak, sail or motor.

Bahamas

$25,000,000 USD | Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas | Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Deep Water Cay, a world-renowned bone fishing resort is located on the eastern end of Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas – just 130 miles from the east coast of Florida. The property sits on a unique 91-acre island with its own private, paved 4,200-foot airstrip, three beaches (totaling more than two miles), and is surrounded by beautiful ocean, islands and mangroves, with some of the best fishing and diving in the world.

Montana

$27,500,000 USD | Hamilton, Montana | Glacier Sotheby’s International Realty

In the Southwest corner of Montana, in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley, rests the exclusive Stock Farm Club. Within this private community, nestled on a stunning 17-acre plot, you will find the ultimate western farmhouse – the breathtaking 25,000-square-foot, 10-bedroom home features a four-stall horse barn, pond and artisan creek, grotto-style pool, and underground shooting range.

Dubai

85,000,000 د.إ AED | Palm Jumeirah, Dubai | Gulf Sotheby’s International Realty

This modern villa on Frond M of The Palm Jumeirah encompasses over 13,000 square-feet of living space, offering one of the largest available villas on the Palm. Significantly higher than the standard Nakheel offerings, this home is very prestigious; the location has its own private access gate, so in essence, the villa enjoys two points of security to keep your home safe, secure, and private.

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Telluride among Conde Nast Reader’s Best Small Cities – 2016

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Pristine alpine skiing meets luxury in Telluride, a picturesque former mining town. Grab a Local’s Lager at the Telluride Brewing Company, or learn more about the town’s history at the Telluride Historical Museum, located in a converted hospital built in 1896. Return in summer for the world-renowned Bluegrass Festival, where you can listen to live performances against the backdrop of the San Juan mountains.

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Significant Sales | Volume II – Issue II

Posted on July 31, 2017

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From the award-winning Tower House in New York, to over 1,000 sprawling acres of rolling farmland in New Zealandthis issue of Significant Sales also showcases homes from throughout the United StatesMalta, and South Africa.

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28 of the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in America

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From coast to coast, America is filled with beautiful homes. Much of what makes the structures—such as private oceanfront properties or 57,000-square-foot chateau-styled mansions—so stunning comes with a steep price tag. And quite frankly, the math is simple: The better the location, the larger the home, and the more over-the-top amenities equal sky-high listings. From the most expensive home in America (which includes a James Bond–themed home theater and a four-lane bowling alley) to homes situated roughly 1,400 feet in the sky, AD rounds up the 28 most expensive homes in America for sale.

Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 2017Price: $75,000,000 Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 21 bathroomsSq. Footage: 40,000Lot Size: 1.35 acres

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 2017
Price: $75,000,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 21 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 40,000
Lot Size: 1.35 acres

Location: Wainscott, New YorkBuilt: 2000Price: $75,000,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 18,000Lot Size: 25.0 acres

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Location: Wainscott, New York
Built: 2000
Price: $75,000,000
Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 18,000
Lot Size: 25.0 acres
Location: Beverly Hills, CaliforniaBuilt: 2002Price: $129,000,000 Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 5 full and 18 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 28,122Lot Size: 24.99 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Beverly Hills, California
Built: 2002
Price: $129,000,000Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 5 full and 18 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 28,122
Lot Size: 24.99 acres
Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 1990Price: $200,000,000Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 16 bathroomsSq. Footage: 52,503Lot Size: 4.69 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s International Real Estate

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 1990
Price: $200,000,000
Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 16 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 52,503
Lot Size: 4.69 acres
Location: Lantana, FloridaBuilt: 2002Price: $165,000,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 15 full and 10 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 20,597Lot Size: 15.65 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Sotheby’s

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Location: Lantana, Florida
Built: 2002
Price: $165,000,000
Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 15 full and 10 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 20,597
Lot Size: 15.65 acres
Location: East Hampton, New YorkBuilt: 1931Price: $140,000,000Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 9 full and 1 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 10,300Lot Size: 11.2 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: East Hampton, New York
Built: 1931
Price: $140,000,000
Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 9 full and 1 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 10,300
Lot Size: 11.2 acres
Location: New York, New YorkBuilt: 2015Price (for penthouse): $82,000,000Bed/Baths: 6 bedrooms, 8 full bathroomsSq. Footage: 8,255
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: New York, New York
Built: 2015
Price (for penthouse): $82,000,000
Bed/Baths: 6 bedrooms, 8 full bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 8,255
Location: Southampton, New YorkPrice: $145,000,000Bed/Baths: 22 bedrooms, 21 full and 2 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 22,000Lot Size: 3.7 acres
Photo: Jake Rajs

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Location: Southampton, New York
Price: $145,000,000
Bed/Baths: 22 bedrooms, 21 full and 2 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 22,000
Lot Size: 3.7 acres
Location: Beverly Hills, CaliforniaBuilt: 1980Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 11 bedrooms, 17 bathroomsSq. Footage: 10,948Lot Size: 16 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Beverly Hills, California
Built: 1980
Price: $85,000,000
Bed/Baths: 11 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 10,948
Lot Size: 16 acres
Location: Darien, ConnecticutBuilt: 2016Price: $175,000,000Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 9 bathroomsSq. Footage: 13,107Lot Size: 63 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s

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Location: Darien, Connecticut
Built: 2016
Price: $175,000,000
Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 13,107
Lot Size: 63 acres
Location: Rancho Santa Fe, CaliforniaBuilt: 1973Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 4 bedrooms, 7 full and 2 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 8,148
Photo: Courtesy of Christie’s

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Location: Rancho Santa Fe, California
Built: 1973
Price: $85,000,000
Bed/Baths: 4 bedrooms, 7 full and 2 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 8,148
Location: Kings Point, New YorkBuilt: 1928Price: $85,000,000 Bed/Baths: 18 bedrooms, 6 full and 4 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 14,551Lot Size: 7.7 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Kings Point, New York
Built: 1928
Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 18 bedrooms, 6 full and 4 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 14,551
Lot Size: 7.7 acres
Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 2007Price: $85,000,000 Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 14 full bathroomsSq. Footage: 35,378Lot Size: 2.2 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 2007
Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 14 full bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 35,378
Lot Size: 2.2 acres
Location: New York, New YorkBuilt: 1910Price: $84,500,000Bed/Baths: 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathroomsSq. Footage: 2,500
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: New York, New York
Built: 1910
Price: $84,500,000
Bed/Baths: 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 2,500
Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 1939Price: $88,000,000 Bed/Baths: 17 bedrooms, 13 bathroomsSq. Footage: 30,000Lot Size: 2.81 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 1939
Price: $88,000,000Bed/Baths: 17 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 30,000
Lot Size: 2.81 acres
Location: Los Angeles, CaliforniaBuilt: 1938Price: $32,876,098Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 9 bathroomsSq. Footage: 9,843Lot Size: 2.16 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Los Angeles, California
Built: 1938
Price: $32,876,098
Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 9 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 9,843
Lot Size: 2.16 acres
Location: Chestnut Hill, MassachusettsBuilt: 1999Price: $90,000,000 Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 7 full and 5 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 26,623Lot Size: 13.86 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Built: 1999
Price: $90,000,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 7 full and 5 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 26,623
Lot Size: 13.86 acres
Location: Naples, FloridaBuilt: 2009Price: $65,000,000 Bed/Baths: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 15,996Lot Size: 4.08 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Naples, Florida
Built: 2009
Price: $65,000,000Bed/Baths: 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 15,996
Lot Size: 4.08 acres

Location: Palm Beach, FloridaBuilt: 2015Price: $64,900,000 Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 10 partial bathroomsLot Size: 1.39 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: Palm Beach, Florida
Built: 2015
Price: $64,900,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 10 partial bathrooms
Lot Size: 1.39 acres
Location: New York, New YorkBuilt: 1931Price: $96,000,000 Bed/Baths: 7 bedrooms, 10 full bathroomsLot Size: 0.38 acres
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: New York, New York
Built: 1931
Price: $96,000,000Bed/Baths: 7 bedrooms, 10 full bathrooms
Lot Size: 0.38 acres
Location: New York, New YorkBuilt: 2005Price: $85,000,000 Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 8 bathroomsSq. Footage: 10,000
Photo: Courtesy of Trulia

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Location: New York, New York
Built: 2005
Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 8 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 10,000
Location: Miami Beach, FloridaPrice: $65,000,000Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 10 full and 2 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 20,000Lot Size: 1.407 acres
Photo: Courtesy of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty/Alexa Iacovelli

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Location: Miami Beach, Florida
Price: $65,000,000
Bed/Baths: 10 bedrooms, 10 full and 2 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 20,000
Lot Size: 1.407 acres
Location: Gateway, ColoradoPrice: $149,000,000Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 12 full and 2 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 22,000Lot Size: 6.9 acres
Photo: Courtesy of LIV Sotheby’s International Realty/Whit Richardson

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Location: Gateway, Colorado
Price: $149,000,000
Bed/Baths: 14 bedrooms, 12 full and 2 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 22,000
Lot Size: 6.9 acres
Location: Montecito, CaliforniaBuilt: 1931Price: $85,000,000Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 10 full and 3 partial bathroomsSq. Footage: 29,483Lot Size: 237.82 acres
Photo: Jim Bartsch

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Location: Montecito, California
Built: 1931
Price: $85,000,000
Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 10 full and 3 partial bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 29,483
Lot Size: 237.82 acres
Location: Bel-Air, CaliforniaPrice: $250,000,000Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 21 full bathroomsSq. Footage: 38,000
Photo: Courtesy of Berlyn Photography

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Location: Bel-Air, California
Price: $250,000,000
Bed/Baths: 12 bedrooms, 21 full bathrooms
Sq. Footage: 38,000

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Transfer Warehouse winner named

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Posted: Friday, June 2, 2017 1:44 pm

New York City firm LTL Architects won the hearts of community members and the Telluride Arts selection committee for its conceptual Telluride Transfer Warehouse design.

The designs of three architects were presented during a public open house Tuesday, according to a Telluride Arts news release. The LTL firm emerged the winner in a months-long design competition for the historic space.

All three finalists (Gluckman Tang, NADAAA and LTL) were in Telluride this week for the final stretch of the competition, which began in January. Each firm shared preliminary conceptual designs during the open house.

The priorities set forth for the competition by Telluride Arts included creating a flexible space within the warehouse for exhibitions and events, while allowing the historic stone to be exposed, and generating a flow between the inside and outside. The three designs were very diverse, but shared a similar approach in building a box within the walls to maximize the exposure of the historic stone on the inside, the news release explained.

Hundreds from the public, including Telluride Town Council members, attended the open house to view the drawings, models and computer animations. Those who attended were allowed to ask the architects questions before submitting their personal comments for consideration during the final decision process. The selection committee heard formal presentations by each firm, weighed the submitted public opinions and selected the winning team Tuesday evening.

“This is the most important building in Telluride of the modern era and the biggest asset to this community,” Telluride Realtor Rosie Cusack said in a previous interview with the Daily Planet.

“It’s the single, largest facility to provide space to gather and present artistic and community events. There is nothing else: The school is built, the library’s been built. This is it.”

It was clear both the public and committee members favored the LTL (Lewis.Tsurumaki.Lewis) design, according to the news release.

“Most of these firms have worked on much larger projects,” Telluride Arts Director Kate Jones said in a previous Planet interview. “But this one is so special, and in such a spectacular setting, that it attracted a lot of interest. It was something we were hoping for, but not counting on.”

In reference to the tree that has been growing inside the roofless ruin for almost 40 years, LTL’s concept included an open atrium at the east entry of the warehouse, exposing the large tree through a retractable roof section that opens to the mountain views and air. Such sensitivity to the recent history of the building, combined with a warm, welcoming, intuitive design that uses a sustainably harvested wood material, won the favor of the community.

The LTL design is both contemporary and warm, with a wooden arc-type structure inserted into the interior of the stone walls that provides appealing spaces throughout the building, including a roof top deck, an underground event space, galleries and an entry courtyard that opens into the building at the first-floor level.

Steven Gluckstern, a local proponent of the project and selection committee member, aptly described the structure as a “cultural arc for our community,” the news release said.

The LTL team — represented by the firm’s principal architects, twin brothers David and Paul Lewis, and partner Marc Tsumuraki — also included Nancy Hudson, a structural engineer with Silman, who spoke in depth about the coordination of the historic restoration of the existing structure with the construction of the new interior.

Silman is a structural engineering firm that specializes in historic stabilization, that kept Frank Lloyd Wrights “Falling Water from falling into the water,” according to the news release. LTL’s projects include the Center for Contemporary Art in Austin, Texas, which shares some similarities with the Transfer Warehouse.

Over the next few months, the LTL team will be visiting Telluride to hone their designs through charrettes with the community. Restoration of the historic walls is planned to begin this summer, with construction slated for 2018-19. The designs will be on display at the Telluride Arts main office at 135 W. Pacific St. throughout next week.

For more information and to view the designs online, visit telluridearts.org/warehouse.

HISTORY 

Before its roof collapsed in 1979, due to too much snow, the building was a downtown garage and filling station. Farther back in time, in 1906, before the advent of the automobile, this cavernous, two-story space housed another form of horsepower. It was the barn for the local livery.

It was “the center of the Warehouse District that served the mining industry,” according to the story of the building’s history on Telluride Arts’ website. “It was a bustling hub where people and goods flowed from the trains, through the building, and out into the towns and the mines.”

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