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Former NYC home of artist LeRoy Neiman asks $4.5M

The Hotel des Artistes condominium that was as soon as home to the late, legendary pop/impressionist artist LeRoy Neiman is now back on the market for $4.49 million.

The two-bedroom duplex, on the fifteenth and sixteenth flooring of 1 W. 67th St., is the place Neiman lived for 55 years.

Gimme as soon as interviewed Neiman, a dapper, bon vivant with an enormous handlebar moustache, contained in the home, which was stuffed together with his artwork, on show and filed away in cupboards that he opened as much as us — a combination of pop artwork, retro, impressionistic brushwork and vibrant colour that was very a lot of his time.



Neiman instructed us he purchased two residences — one for himself and his spouse and the opposite for his brother — web site unseen for $100,000 for each residences again in 1962.

“I loved the stables nearby in Central Park,” he stated. (Neiman, who died in 2012, at age 91, ended up with six items within the constructing; he confirmed us one which mysteriously linked to a different by means of a closet, like out of the pages of a Narnia guide by C.S. Lewis.)

Neiman’s property offered this condominium, 914, to a thriller purchaser by means of a belief in 2015 for $2.92 million, according to property records

The duplex’s downstairs space on the fifteenth ground has a piano.

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One of the duplexes two bedrooms at unit No. 914.

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Neiman’s prolific prints and work — which frequently chronicled public life and “leisure activities” like playing, boxing and different sports activities  —  had been revealed in magazines like Playboy; Hugh Hefner was a pal. His work is now on show on the Art Institute of Chicago, the Smithsonian American Art Museum and the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Neiman’s obituary in The New York Times states that “in popularity, Mr. Neiman rivaled American favorites like Norman Rockwell.”  

The Upper West Side remained an inspiration for his work, together with a well-liked portray of Tavern on the Green. He additionally endowed what was to turn into the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies at Columbia University’s School of the Arts. 

The renovated duplex now encompasses a chef’s kitchen and white oak flooring. But it nonetheless boasts authentic particulars like a woodburning hearth with a carved oak mantel, an ornamental plaster ceiling and a stained-glass lobby window.

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The front room has a woodburning hearth and an ornamental plastere ceiling.

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“When the southern light floods into the great room and hits the decorative plaster ceilings, you can imagine it being the perfect artist’s light,” stated Warburg Realty dealer Allison Chiaramonte, who shares the itemizing with Warburg’s Tania Isacoff Friedland.

The landmarked, neo-Gothic constructing was developed in 1917 as an artist’s cooperative. Other famed residents over time have included New York City Mayor John Lindsay, Isadora Duncan, Norman Rockwell, Rudolph Valentino and Noël Coward.  

Amenities embody a pool, squash court docket, fitness center, a standard landscaped roof terrace and discounted eating/room service from prime Italian restaurant, Leopard at des Artistes


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