Traditional Townhouse

Upper West Side LEED Townhouse

View from the first floor landing of a historic spiral staircase with intricate iron railings and a stained glass skylight.

This Upper West Side Beaux-Arts townhouse is a blend of moderns spaces and the classic, charming traditional features unique to Manhattan homes. Built in 1910 by Buchman & Fox, the home is rich with period details, including intricate ironwork and molding throughout.

After Grand entrance with marble floors, stair, and walls, and intricate crown moldings.
Before Grand entrance  of an Upper West Side mansion before our renovation.
Our client was committed to preserving historic details throughout the front entrance, living, and dining spaces.
After Penthouse with large folding glass doors and roof deck in an Upper West Side mansion.
Before Brick penthouse before our renovation.
The existing dark, utilitarian rooftop addition was redesigned with larger openings and folding doors, allowing natural light to pour into the interior.
Second-floor landing with a sitting area, intricate detailing on the staircase, ceiling, doors, and moldings, and contemporary furnishings.
Restored historic stained glass window pane.
Dining room with contemporary furnishings, a marble fireplace, and carved wood paneling along the walls.

Collaboration with talented tradespeople and consultants allowed us to replicate and restore historic windows and doors to meet Passive House standards.

Kitchen with large marble backsplash and countertop, gold fixtures, and a custom farmhouse-style cabinetry system
Rear sculptural staircase in an Upper West Side home.
View from the penthouse to the roofdeck of an Upper West Side townhouse.

In key areas, such as the kitchen, bathroom, and rooftop, our design goals included creating modern, luxurious spaces.

Powder room with tile floors and a crystal-inspired accent wall.
Dining room with contemporary furnishings, restored historic windows and ceiling details, and carved wood paneling.
Bedroom with intricate plaster detailing on the crown and ceiling, marble fireplace, and restored historic windows.

The finished project achieved LEED for Homes Platinum status, making it both environmentally friendly and a gorgeous testament to the home's history.

Living room with wood paneling, contemporary furnishings, and gold detailing on the ceiling and crown molding
Kitchen with large marble backsplash and countertop, gold fixtures, and a custom farmhouse-style cabinetry system
Roof deck with plantings, bluestone pavers, and a pergola on the Upper West Side of Manhattan.
Restored elevator cab with carved wood walls and a gold control panel.
Detailed image of restored historic windows and molding in an Upper West Side mansion
Marble fireplace with contemporary furnishings, a chandelier, and intricate crown molding details.
Closet with white millwork and a large, round chandelier in a primary bedroom.
  • Tamara Eaton Design
  • Gunn Landscape Architecture
  • IA Construction Management
  • Adam Kane Macchia