Fifth Avenue Duplex — a penthouse apartment for an art and design collector

New York, NY
4,900 square feet (interior)
650 square feet (terrace)
Type: Apartments
Theme: Living with Art

Working in close collaboration with our client, an art and design collector, and interior designer Christine Van Deusen, TenBerke completed the gut renovation of a duplex penthouse on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Inspired by the interwar modernism of France and Austria, the apartment combines classic New York with European living to create a cosmopolitan family residence.

Up on the top floor, a rimless skylight allows the changing sky and natural light to animate the hallway and the curved plaster wall and staircase below.

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Key People



Christine Van Deusen Incorporated
Interior Designer

Louis Benech Paysagiste Kimberly von Koontz Landscapes
Landscape Designers

Renfro Design Group
Lighting Designer

Structural Engineer

JRH Acoustical Consulting, Inc.
Acoustical Consultant

2LS Consulting Engineering
MEP Engineer

Silver Rail Construction
Construction Manager