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sneak peek: amie weitzman’s NYC townhouse

by anne


We continue our special double peek with a look at interior designer Amie Weitzman’s NYC brownstone. Amie bought the townhouse in what she calls the Upper Upper West Side five years ago. They did a gut renovation and added some modern elements while maintaining the original brownstone character. They opened up the back of the building and added a double-height glass window to maximize the natural light. Additionally, they white-washed all the original dark oak details on the main floor and put in wide-plank Douglas Fir flooring throughout the house. The result is the exact vibe they wanted, stripping out the formality and making for a cozy family home. Special thanks to John Gruen for the amazing photography and tip about Amie’s place, and James Leland Day for the great styling! — Anne

Image above: The kitchen with artwork from the Pierogi Gallery.


Image above: This is the master bedroom with nightstand by Holly Hunt and artwork by Kiki Smith from Pace Prints. The paint color is Tapestry Beige, OC-32, by Benjamin Moore.

Amie’s townhouse continues after the jump . . .


Image above: Dining room with table by CA Atelier, chairs by Modernica and artwork by Shelley Adler.


Image above: This is the desk area in the kitchen. The desk chair is Cherner, the side chair is Modernica and the side table is Ikea. The wall above the desk is painted with chalkboard paint, and the pinboard is galvanized metal.


Image above: The living room with more artwork by Shelley Adler and vintage chairs from Duane Antiques.


Image above: This wall in the living room is covered with built-ins. The table is Mondo Cane.


Image above: The staircase.


Image above: Maya’s bedroom with a rug from my Amie Weitzman Collection, and the bedspread is Marimekko. The paint color is Whispering Spring, 2136-70, by Benjamin Moore.


Image above: Another view of the kitchen with Knoll barstools. The chairs around the table are Cherner chairs, and the rug under the table is Chilewich.


Image above: The entrance hall with wallpaper by Elitis.

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