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$60 Million Penthouse At The Mark, New York

By webadmin |  July 21 2008


The Mark opened in 1927 and was designed by Schwartz & Gross, the preeminent architects of their time, specializing in luxury hotels and residential buildings. The Mark is located in the Upper East Side Historic District on 77th Street between Fifth Avenue and Madison Avenue, and has become a landmark of New York City culture. This fifteen-story building will now be home to one hundred eighteen hotel rooms and forty-two extraordinary suites. Manhattan’s Upper East Side is home to the world’s finest boutique shopping, elite schools and gourmet restaurants. It is just a block from Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux’s masterpiece, Central Park, where you can enjoy countless outdoor activities—running, biking, skating, or visiting the Central Park Zoo. The Mark is steps away from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and within walking distance of other cultural establishments: the Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum, the Frick Collection, Sotheby’s Auction House, and many of New York’s finest art galleries.

Jacques Grange and The Mark Collection
With interiors and furnishings designed by world-renowned French designer Jacques Grange, you will be immersed in an environment of art and beauty. The lobby and bar will feature one-of-a-kind pieces created by artists and artisans Eric Schmitt, Vladimir Kagan, Paul Mathieu, Guy de Rougemont, François-Marie Banier, Mattia Bonetti, Anne Corbière, Vincent Corbière and Jean-Philippe Delhomme, among others. Galerie Mark, the Sales and Design Boutique showcasing these designers, is curated by Pierre Passebon. Jacques Grange has created an eclectic environment that combines a modern sensibility with traditional aesthetics, allowing these great contemporary designers to leave their mark on The Mark.

The Life at The Mark
Life at The Mark will be nothing short of luxurious, with 5-star hotel services available 24 hours a day. Needless to say, you may avail yourself of the 24-hour concierge, doorman, valet parking, a fully equipped fitness center and business center as well. Frédéric Fekkai’s new Salon Mark will be available to you, as well as in-suite massages, hairstyling and nail treatments. The formal and casual dining rooms will be hosted by internationally renowned restaurateur Sant Ambroeus. Bar Mark will be the Upper East Side’s most chic and intimate lounge.

5-STAR SERVICES & AMENITIES*
• 24-hour concierge and doorman
• Frédéric Fekkai’s Salon Mark—indulgent salon
services, including in-suite spa treatments
• Bar Mark, exquisitely designed by Jacques Grange
• Sant Ambroeus Restaurant, designed by Jacques
Grange, with enchanting Winter Garden, 24-hour
room service, and 60-person private dining room
• 24-hour security
• State-of-the-art fitness center
• Fully equipped business center
• Technology rental
• Multilingual secretarial support
• Daily international newspaper delivery
• Valet parking, limousine service and airplane charter
• Local and international concierge services
• Signing privileges and direct billing for
Bar Mark, Sant Ambroeus, and Salon Mark
• Personal shopping and delivery service
• Laundry and dry cleaning valet
• Local and international couriers and shipping
• Access to The Mark’s finely curated DVD library
• Travel agent and currency exchange service
• Supervised childcare
• Dog walking and petcare
• Wireless high-speed Internet access throughout
• Painting and repair services
• Daily housekeeping and turndown service
• Frédéric Fekkai bathroom amenities
• Fresh flower service
∑ Some services at an additional cost

FEATURES
• Floors 9-12: Studio,1- and 2-Bedrooms feature
Jacques Grange custom-designed furniture
• Floors 9-12: Studio,1- and 2-Bedrooms feature
custom wool carpeting in all bedrooms
• Solid white oak flooring with a dark finish
• Coffered ceilings ranging from 9′ 0″–10′ 6″
• Quiet, efficient 4-pipe fan coil system with remote
thermostat in each room
•wall-mounted touchscreen Crestron panels for
smart and easy control of temperature and
motorized blackout and decorative shades
• Wireless, high-speed Internet
• Entertainment centers with wide screen plasma
display, full cable access, video-on-demand
and CD/DVD systems
• Miele Touchtronic Series washer and dryer
in most suites

KITCHEN
• Custom cabinetry designed by Boffi: high-gloss
white lacquer upper cabinets and brushed aluminum
lower cabinets with under-cabinet lighting
• Honed black granite countertop with custom sink
• Back-painted white glass backsplash
• Gaggenau 200 series convection wall oven
• Gaggenau glass ceramic electric cooktop with
integrated control panel on Floors 9-12
• Gaggenau Visor kitchen hood with stainless
steel finish and vented circulation system
• Integrated Miele dishwasher
• Integrated Sub-Zero 700 series refrigerator
• Sharp, sleek, brushed stainless steel
microwave oven

MASTER BATHROOM
• Custom-designed marble flooring by Jacques Grange
• Floor-to-ceiling white marble slab walls
• Marble, glass and polished nickel-plated custom
vanity designed by Jacques Grange with
Kohler Kathryn sink
• Kohler Tea-for-Two soaking tub
• Lefroy Brooks shower, tub, and sink fittings
• Nickel-plated framed glass shower door and enclosure
• Duravit wall-mounted Happy D. water closet
• Heated towel bar

SECONDARY BATHROOM
• Custom-designed marble flooring by Jacques Grange
• Wainscot white marble slab walls
• Marble, glass and polished nickel-plated custom
vanity designed by Jacques Grange with
Kohler Kathryn sink
• Kohler Tea-for-Two soaking tub
• Lefroy Brooks shower, tub, and sink fittings
• Duravit wall-mounted Happy D. water closet

POWDER ROOM
• White marble flooring with black granite stripes
• Wainscot white marble slab walls
• Marble vanity with Kohler Kathryn sink and
Lefroy Brooks sink fittings
• Custom light fixtures
• Duravit wall-mounted Happy D. water closet

PENTHOUSE FEATURES
• pavillion with fireplace, pantry and bathroom
• Personal two-story lift
• Skylit conservatory
• Living room under landmarked copper roof
with 26′ ceiling, fireplace and adjacent wet bar
• 10′ 6″ ceiling throughout
• Exercise studio with steam shower
• Library with fireplace
• Master bedroom suite with fireplace
• Sumptuous his-and-her master bathrooms with bidet

DEVELOPER
Alexico Group LLC

INTERIOR DESIGN
Jacques Grange

ARCHITECT OF RECORD
SLCE Architects

GALERIE MARK
Sales & Design Boutique
Curated by Pierre Passebon
992 Madison Avenue
New York, New York 10021
212.772.1600 phone
212.772.1610 fax
www.themarkhotel.com

EXCLUSIVE SALES AGENT
Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group

BRANDING AND DESIGN
Pandiscio Co.

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