11 Sutton Place, designed and renovated by architect I.M. Pei, sold for $8.6 million after being listed for $8 million and receiving multiple offers. I.M Pei is known for designing such landmarks as the Louvre Pyramid in Paris, the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston and the Bank Of China Tower in Hong Kong. The 3 story 3,800 sqft townhouse has 4 bedrooms 3 baths and 2 powder rooms. 11 Sutton Place is part of a 14 townhouse enclave that share a private park overlooking the East River. [Mansion Global]
For the last seven days through Sunday August 29, there were nine contracts signed for townhouses in Manhattan. So far in 2021, there have been 146 contracts signed for townhouses approaching the 2014 record of 153 contracts. [Mansion Global]
“A Greenwich Village townhouse designed by James Renwick Jr., the architect of St. Patrick’s Cathedral, is on the market for $28 million,” reports Mansion Global.
“Built in 1856, the roughly 9,000-square-foot Anglo-Italianate house has six stories, 13½-foot ceilings, original fireplace mantels and a rooftop terrace, according to marketing materials. There are six wood-burning fireplaces, seven bedrooms, a chef’s kitchen and two kitchenettes.” The townhouse has been extensively restored including the additions of an elevator, modern mechanicals, and a backyard garden.