I wouldn’t live in the Sculpture for Living if you paid me. (Well, of course
I would if you paid me, but I doubt that’s likely to happen any time
soon.) I rarely agree with Michael Blowhard on matters architectural, but he’s
absolutely right when he criticises
"the way it detaches itself so completely from its surroundings".
But boy do a couple of the features of the $12
million penthouse sound cool. First, there’s a "mini ‘morning kitchen’
just outside the master bedroom" for an espresso machine – I don’t
know why, but the idea of not even having to go into the kitchen to get one’s
morning jolt really tickles me. And then there’s "the windowed walk-in
closets (the better to choose your wardrobe while you’re looking at
the weather)". Dude. A windowed walk-in closet – and, given the design
of the building, a floor-to-ceiling window at that. That’s pretty cool, even
by New York standards.