Yves Saint Laurent’s New York Pierre Hotel Apartment Lists For $1.775M
Previously owned by fashion legends Yves Saint Laurent and Pierre Bergé, the charming unit has a custom walk-in closet and features a pre-war style marble bathroom.
Located within the historic Pierre Hotel and with an expansive view of Central Park is a New York City co-op apartment previously owned by the late Yves Saint Laurent. The highly revered fashion designer’s New York Pied-à-Terre is about 600 square feet and listing for US$1.775 million.
Built in 1930, the 42-story Pierre Hotel is a mixed residential and hospitality building. It has around 77 co-op units and 190 hotel rooms and suites. Snug in the Upper East Side, the elegant apartment building has appeared in countless books, films and television shows. With an extensive subway service nearby, cultural institutions and never-ending shopping options, the address remains as coveted as it was centuries ago.
Perched on the 38th floor of the iconic corner residence, the apartment’s four oversized windows allow light to spill in and highlight the breathtaking scenery. There are unobstructed views of notable places such as the Plaza, The Pond, Wollman Skating Rink, Gapstow Bridge as well as buildings on Central Park South and West.
The charming apartment has one massive master bedroom, three custom closets and a custom walk-in closet with a dressing room, despite its small size. Redesigned by AD 100 designer Daniel Romualdez, the unit features high ceilings, crown mouldings and a pre-war style marble bathroom.
Residents can enjoy five-star services that include personalised concierge services, 24-hour doormen, daily maid service, private in-room dining, full-time security, fitness and conference centers, on-site property management and valet parking. Within The Pierre itself is also the lovely French restaurant Perrine, a chauffeur-driven Jaguar XJL, the Rotunda banquet space and the Two E Bar & Lounge.
Saint Laurent bought the apartment in the 1970s with business partner and longtime partner Pierre Bergé. The pair, who co-founded the French fashion powerhouse Yves Saint Laurent in 1961, had two other units that were combined into one residence.
According to Mansion Global, the couple sold the larger residence for US$7.5 million in 2007 and kept the small unit as a pied-à-terre for future travels to New York. The larger unit has been a favourite amongst designers, and one of its past owners was Giancarlo Giammetti, co-founder of Valentino. Currently, the apartment is home to former creative director of Bottega Veneta, Tomas Maier.
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