Tribeca Home of Literary Legend Edward Albee | Open House TV



hi there I'm Tom Titan with Douglas Elliman real estate and welcome to 14 Harrison Street in one of New York City's most treasured neighborhoods Tribeca located on a cobblestone street between Hudson and Washington 14 Harrison also known as the loft is the home of preeminent American playwright Edward Albee who penned Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf three tall women and a delicate balance among others mr. all be bought this expansive duplex loft comprised of both the 5th and 6th floor and it's never been on the market until now let me show you around soon as you step off the privately keyed residents elevator you're greeted with old school off living at its most authentic exposed steel and wood beams hardwood floors soaring brick walls and lofty ceilings reaching seventeen and a half feet up to a skylight really accentuate the volume of the scenic property the living area of this otherwise lofty space provides a more intimate conversation area for serving cocktails and entertaining with South exposures through four large windows there's plenty of light with open city views and one World Trade Center in the distance this open-concept dining area framed by the catwalk on the sixth floor in a spiral staircase leading up can comfortably seat ten to twelve people on this very table mister all be conducted many rehearsals and readings of some of this most noted plays imagine and if you're a collector of art like mr. Albee was there's plenty of room to house your collection a spiral staircase leads up to the sixth floor with a view of the expansive floor below this gives you an opportunity to arrive from above and greet your guests off the catwalk is a six hundred square foot art studio and bath used by mr. Abhi's life partner Jonathan Thomas for many years I loved the character of this art studio you can still see the paint that mr. Thomas left from his work on the other side of the catwalk is mr. all piece master bedroom that he used for many years before moving down here to the fifth floor another short catwalk leads us right into the Edward F Paul V Foundation offices established in 1967 the foundation exists to serve writers and visual artists of all walks of life some interesting objects of note in the foundation office is mr. Abhi's 1963 Tony Award for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf one of his many awards for writing and last but certainly not least through this really cool original metal door off the foundation office were led up to an enormous rooftop and can you believe this view thank you for joining me today I hope you're as inspired as I am by this rare and unique property and I hope to see you soon thanks for watching guys and don't forget to subscribe to the channel and hit the bell icon so you're notified when new videos are posted we've got East Coast West Coast duplexes pent houses one bedrooms hope I don't have one bedroom so we got a lot coming so just don't forget to subscribe and hit that icon we'll see it back here shortly

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