Brooke Shields calls herself “a real-estate romantic,” telling Architectural Digest in the March 2012 issue that she “toured brownstones all over Manhattan, looking for the one.” When she saw a run-down, four-family brick townhouse built around 1910 in Greenwich Village, she knew she had found it.
With help from decorator David Flint Wood, the house has since been renovated and beautifully decorated. Take a look!
You can see John Robshaw fabrics in the living room and bedroom. (Remember the John Robshaw bedding everyone went crazy for in the Jason Bateman movie The Change-Up? I can’t tell you how many requests I got from readers who wanted to know where they could get it!)
“It needed a complete gut,” Shields told AD, “but after a quick walk-through, I could see our future there. My bathtub in a niche by a window. Our daughters’ playroom on the top floor. A light-flooded, parlor-floor kitchen with a big hearth and a balcony. That kind of instant certainty is rare for me—I’m a Gemini—but for once, I was sure.”
The kitchen has a large table by MADE instead of an island and a Malcolm Liepke painting over the fireplace:
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