Gianni Versace managed to become a fashion icon in the 80’s and 90’s and is considered the King Midas of fashion at all levels and extension of this word. Her magic and powerful spell are still alive today 25 years after her death thanks to her originality and the work of her sister after her death. The houses are a true reflection of their owners, so to take a look back at his extensive work, there is nothing better than to know the New Yorkmansion in which he lived and which is currently on the market. sale for a sum in excess of 60 million euros and represents a glimpse into the career of this incomparable designer.
Completely redesigned by the artist himself and with a baroque style that fully identifies him in each one of his majestic and incredible creations, from haute couture to marble floors, mosaics, impressive ceilings and walls, and floors made of Austrianparquet are just some of the majestic images that you can get inside this New Yorkmansion. With 6 rooms in total where the vision of the famous Versace and the indomitable creative spirit of this genius of design is embodied and a price that far exceeds the
Sofia Vergara’s mansion
in Los Angeles.
Versace’s house: a mansion in the heart of Manhattan
With an unbeatable location at 5 East 64th Street and extremely close to Central Park, this mansion (building) was built in the 1950s and purchased by designer Gianni Versace just a couple of years before his unfortunate assassination in 1995. At that time, its cost meant for the designer the disbursement of 7.11 million euros and in 2005 Gianni’s family sold it for 28.4 million euros, representing a margin of hugeprofit; but now the owners are releasing it into the real estate market for 66 million.
The sale is being handled by the famed Sotheby’s International Realty agency, which explains some of the history of what Versace was able to do with it: “a complex interior redesign using the unmistakable Italian baroquestyle that he usually refers to in his haute couture works, where marble and Austrian parquet elaborations predominate for his floors and floors as well as incredible mosaics”.
4 floors with completely different atmospheres
Its 1300 square meters attest to the immense size of this mansion, perfectly distributed on 6 floors connected to each other by a spectacular spiral staircase and an elevator. While the real estate house warns that the first 4 floors are a vivid reflection of the designer’s vision, the other 2 “top” floors offer a much lighter redesign.
Overall the mansion has 7 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, all with the characteristic opulence that exemplifies the haute couture thinking that Gianni Versace always championed and flaunted in each of his stunning fashion shows. A pair of main entrances, as well as an immense hall with access to the balcony allow breathtaking views of the garden, in the words of many “a genuine oasis in the middle of all Manhattan”. Plus a rooftop terrace with a luxurious rooftop terrace with views catalogued as breathtaking across the Midtown Manhattan skyline.
Of these 4 environments, the most outstanding is the third floor with a gallery that takes you directly to the great hall with painted mosaic ceilings that may well remind you of the Sistine Chapel and where they have been installed. restoredpanels from the 19th century, depicting scenes from the Elysium, which were bought and brought by Versace himself from a Florentine palace.
An incredible diversity of designs for this house
Versace’s vision and genius have no limits in the decoration of this mansion, from its iconic entrance where you can observe in the foreground the marblestaircase and a decoration completely focused on a Greek key pattern with a garden that has made use of hand-painted canvas walls perfectly inspired by the English neoclassicalstyle.
The vision of this designer made it possible to include a spa with a double bath, which according to the experts is worthy of being one of the most grandiose in New York City. With bedrooms on the fifth and sixth floors which house a cinema room in the best Moroccan style. In other words, a fusion of styles and decorative designs that are unmatched thanks to the balance achieved by this genius of world design.
A home to match the design and tastes of the famous Gianni Versace
Ambassador of the jet set of the 90’s and an eccentric life full of scandals and success, this was Gianni Versace who also allowed himself the task of leaving humanity a mansion decorated by his own hand and in the middle of New York. The prestigious real estate and auction firm Sotheby’s has put up for sale the luxury mansion of the designer at a cost of almost 70 million euros, which definitely represents the impetus and indomitable spirit of this world figure.
One more chapter to be written in the history of this designer and that has been perfectly captured in this house where the ostentation manages to coexist with the sublime and where historical dates can truly be seen intermingled with and designs of this century and where you can actually see the coexist styles as varied as the Italian Baroque that characterized it, as well as the seriousness of the English Neoclassical and the elaborate and unknown Moroccan.