The 1940 art deco building was given an elaborate do-over by Handel Architects and Moed de Armas & Shannon. According to the official site, Jed Johnson Associates was enlisted to “add warmth and a ‘sense of place'” to a 4,382-square-foot five-bedroom at the prestige project.
“Collaborating with Macklowe Properties on 737 Park Avenue was a welcome departure from the sometimes hands-off approach of other development teams,” Arthur Dunnam, principal at Jed Johnson Associates, said in a statement. “Harry has a real vision when it comes to his buildings which made it feel more like designing a private residence rather than a model home.”
Jed Johnson started the design firm in 1982 in a fourth-floor bedroom of Andy Warhol’s Manhattan townhouse; reportedly, his first major decorating project was organizing the possessions of Warhol, with whom he lived for twelve years.
Check out the interiors from the official site below — Dunham selected works by artists Richmond Burton, Trey Speegle and Paul Himmel to accent the 1,100 square feet of space among the living room, dining room and kitchen:
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