Since her undergrad days at Yale, Maya Lin has disrupted the male-dominated world of architecture. At just 21, she was selected to design the now-iconic and eventually went on to design , , and other cultural centers that helped to define contemporary architecture.
Now is your chance to own a piece of design history in the making, as a multi-level home in New York City partially renovated by the acclaimed architect hits the market. For $11.5 million, the unbelievably sleek five-bedroom, five-and-a-half bathroom apartment can be yours, .
Every square inch of this pad was mindfully designed, from the Anigre maple flooring to the glass ceiling (ironic symbolism, anyone?). The space is a combination of two units, one of which was exclusively designed by Lin.
The entryway opens up onto a sitting room that sets the stage for the apartment's contemporary design, including clean lines, stark color use, and plenty of natural sunlight.
One floor below, you'll find the spacious living room, complete with a wood-burning fireplace and that unbelievable skylight, which takes up the majority of the ceiling. The exposed black staircase lends itself to the condo's unbelievably sleek design.
The master suite has its own private space, located on the lower level of the apartment. In that wing of the house you'll also find a home office, master bathroom, and access to the patio. And did we mention there are three other bedrooms in the condo?
This Upper East Side apartment is an exclusive listing . See the rest of this refined architectural gem below.