Secured elevator service to the 7th floor. The massive double
arched doors provide a warm welcome to the apartment. The
classic floor is set on the diagonal with black Belgian and
French limestone square inlays.
The Great Hall introduces a sense of proportion, symmetry
and harmony found throughout the apartment. The space is punctuated
with Doric columns. An ornate fireplace of white statuary
marble is its focus, along with the sweeping staircase with
an exquisite hand carved railing. The hand scraped Versailles
parquet floors are made of quarter sawn white oak and finished
in an antique patina. The walls are faux painted in a glaze
of deep, rich cognac.
Four Palladian style round arches provide a dramatic enfilade
or progressive visual effect; the perspective meets a matching
arched paned French door to the north balcony of the living
room. Custom lighting for a fine picture gallery has been
Neo-classical moldings are set at the cornice line of the
arches with a lay light providing filtered natural light.
The exquisite POWDER ROOM off the gallery is elaborately fauxed
with hand stenciled chinoiserie. A hand painted bowl with
gold plated Guerin faucets in a bamboo design are set in the
bow-front vanity. The floor is intricately inlayed in French
limestone and black Belgian marble.
This handsome room with lovely park outlook is off the gallery
and features a plaster fireplace, oak paneling custom cabinets,
bookcases with stenciled leaf pattern in gold, and integral
shutters. It is a perfect place for quietude or private meetings.
THE VIEW LIVING
The spacious and beautifully proportioned room provides a
gracious setting for entertaining with breathtaking views
of the Golden Gate Bridge, bay and Alcatraz Island. Two softly
arched recesses flank the ornate fireplace which has been
imported from the British Isles and made of white statuary,
yellow Italian and black Belgian marble in a matt finish.
The squared bay provides intimate seating for private contemplation.
THE VIEW DINING ROOM
The octagonal dining room is crowned by ceiling ornamentation
in the Adam style with delicate, appliquéd plasterwork
of pearls & shells surrounding a rosette of acanthus leaves.
Built-in corner china cabinets provide a setting for fine
display pieces and storage.
The large window bay provides a space for breakfast or intimate
dining with classic San Francisco post card views of the majestic
bridge, passing ships and the shimmering bay.
||The water view can be enjoyed from
the dream kitchen. When entertaining formally, the massive
doors slide into the arched framework to close it off
from the dining room for appropriate separation.
||The kitchen provides
a wonderful gathering place for informal entertaining.
It is perfectly laid out and equipped with state-of-the-art
appliances for gourmet cooking and catering.
||Countertops of banker’s
green serpentine stone are from Vermont with Barbara Barry-designed
||The work island has ample built-in
custom storage, including double pull-up appliance drawers.
The sunny west windows are beveled and frosted on both
The wet-bar area features glass front cabinets with ample storage
for glassware; it is well located off the Great Hall to service
both the library and living room.
• Viking professional cook top
• Custom Ventilator
• SubZero refrigerator/freezer
• Double ovens
• Double dishwashers
The adjacent layout features:
• Convenient SERVICE ELEVATOR (with a newmotor) and backstairs
to the roof
• Temperature controlled WINE STORAGE
• LAUNDRY ROOM with side-by-side washer/dryer and utility
• Backstairs to the roof off the main elevator lobby THE
The very private MASTER BEDROOM is situated at the sunny southeast
corner of the floor plan with sunny, verdant views of Lafayette
Park and city skyline. A fireplace of black Belgian marble has
been newly installed. THE DRESSING ROOM This unusually large
walk-in space houses his and her closets lined in cypress and
a large island storage system with marble top and custom drawers.
The windows are lined with linen sheers and integral shutters
block out light if desired.
Three lanterns in the dressing room reflect progressively in
the large mirror above the master vanity which has designer
sinks and gold-plated Guerin fixtures. The Whirlpool tub has
gold plated jets and hardware. The floor is heated for utmost
comfort. Two sets of thick pocket doors separate the master
bedroom, dressing room and bath for maximum privacy and quiet.
SOUTH & SOUTHWEST BEDROOMS
A sliding arched door in the artfully integrated custom paneling
of the Great Hall conceals the picture gallery to two sunny
bedrooms both of which enjoy views of Lafayette Park.
These rooms feature ample closets, custom baths with etched
glass shower doors, Lalique hardware and bow-front vanities.
Bath surrounds are of Jerusalem gold limestone.
OFFICE OR 4th BEDROOM & BATH
This cozy room is situated across the gallery, It is presently
used as an OFFICE and has an adjoining quality marble BATH with
etched glass shower. It may be used as guest or staff quarters.
A closet houses the ‘mind’ of the apartment’s
sophisticated heating control system of the building's steam
system. Each room can be separately controlled by remote sensor.