Trend designer Zoran Ladicorbic’s additional than 100-year-previous Manhattan townhouse, entire with a personal footbridge, marketed Thursday for $24 million.
Situated on Jay Avenue in Tribeca, the deal bundled a 25-foot townhouse and a extra than 2,000-sq.-foot loft that are related by a footbridge, according to listing agent Kaptan Unugur of Sotheby’s Intercontinental Realty’s Downtown Manhattan Brokerage.
“It’s likely one particular of the only houses in the globe with a personal footbridge,” he said.
The deal was off-sector and all-funds, the agent added. Records for the sale have not yet been designed public, and Mansion Worldwide could not detect the purchaser. Mr. Unugur declined to remark on their identification.
The assets has been on and off the marketplace since first listing in 2016 for $50 million, according to listing information. The value was reduce to $35 million two yrs afterwards, and eliminated from the current market in 2019.
Considering that then, the place has been overhauled, from updating the mechanical techniques to changing all the windows, Mr. Unugur reported.
Mr. Ladicorbic—the 75-12 months-previous Serbian designer who produced his identify in the 1980s by making women’s dress in with clear lines, neutral shades and lux fabrics—bought the home in 1985, according to assets records. At the time, artist Andy Warhol was bidding on the place, the designer informed Mr. Unugur. Mansion International could not ascertain how a lot Mr. Ladicorbic paid out for the residence, and he was not offered for remark.
The designer utilised the loft as a home, and crossed the bridge to go to get the job done at the townhouse, the agent extra. These days, the setting up has a lot more than 8,000 sq. toes of typically open up area, additionally a roof terrace, in accordance to floorplans.
Acknowledged as the Staple Road Skybridge, the structure connects the townhouse to the apartment residences subsequent doorway. The two buildings were once section of a New York Medical center, now known as NewYork-Presbyterian, according to the vacation web page Atlas Obscura. The bridge linked the hospital’s “house of aid,” aka the crisis area, with its laundry amenities and stables and garage for the hospital’s ambulances.
Individuals were being transported by means of the bridge from what is now the townhouse to the other setting up.
Following door, the residential house gives a person bed room, a kitchen area and dining room and a huge living area. The decor is distinctly modern, with minimalist furnishings, listing photographs exhibit.