The Schumacher is a historical building at number 36 Bleecker Street, in the center of Manhattan. It was constructed in 1885 to accommodate the press office for Schumacher & Ettlinger. The Manhattan residence is currently under construction to become one of the new luxury addresses in the Big Apple. The intention is to recreate its antique splendor in the form of twenty luxury homes, thanks to the work of architect Morris Adjmi.
Each exclusive apartment will boast a modern design, complimented by the abundance of natural light by means of its wonderful windows. The pavements will be finished with Siberian oak, harmonized with natural stone walls. The kitchens will be designed with custom-made wooden furniture, while the bathrooms are to be particularly spacious, with double sinks, an impressively large bath and a luxurious shower. The bedrooms will be equipped with extravagant windows and wooden floors. Original features such as the authentic brick ceilings with barrel vaults make the residences unique in style.
The roof-top terrace will be the final touch of class of this fabulous luxury building, offering a captivating view of the surrounding neighborhoods in a relaxed and elegant atmosphere. The project is expected to be completed by the end of this year. That said, the residences are already on the market, and have been attracting many wealthy buyers. One of whom includes, the famous art collector Alberto Mugrabi, owner of one of the largest Andy Warhol collections in the world. It would seem that the art collector has already signed his contract for the purchase of two Schumacher triplex units for a total of 20,695 million Dollars.
According to different sources, Mugrabi wishes to unite the two properties to create an enormous space to house his Warhol collection. Another art lover has expressed interest in purchasing in this exclusive residence. The building contractor and well-known art collector, Aby Rosen, who has signed for an 8.5 million apartment. The building also counts Cristina Grajales as a future resident, the renowned art dealer in Soho has commissioned works of art by artists such as Jose Parla and Christophe Come to be permanently on display in the palace.
Even the design of the gardens boasts an important name, it has in fact been planned by famous landscape architect, Ken Smith, who designed the gardens for the rooftop of the MoMA .
Amongst the luxury features on offer to future residents include: 24/7 porter service, a 70sqm fitness center, a children’s play area, a library with oak panels, marble floors and a beautiful view of the garden.