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Inside Meryl Streep’s Tribeca penthouse

By Amy Dobson

September 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Meryl Streep has put her four-bedroom, five-bathroom penthouse in the Tribeca section of New York City on the market for $24.6 million, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which is listing the property.

The Oscar-winning actress had purchased the condo in 2004 for $8.95 million shortly after the building opened. Tribeca is home to many celebrities, including Robert DeNiro.

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Meryl Streep, all smiles at the premier of the film "The Post," is selling her Tribeca penthouse for $24.6 million. (Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

Streep has garnered more critical acclaim than perhaps any other actor. She has been nominated for an Academy Award 21 times, winning three: best supporting actress for “Kramer vs. Kramer” in 1979; and best actress for “Sophie’s Choice” in 1982 and “The Iron Lady” in 2011. She has received 31 Golden Globe nominations and won eight times. Other notable films include “The Bridges of Madison County,” “Adaptation,” “The Devil Wears Prada” and her role as Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham in “The Post.”

The 39-unit building is a 19th century former warehouse restored in 2003. (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

Streep’s 4,000-square-foot condo comes with private elevator access to the unit and a 10-foot-wide terrace overlooking the Hudson River, according to the listing. The open plan design of the unit and abundant floor-to-ceiling windows mean nearly every room has impressive views. Despite its plethora of windows, the condo still has wall space to display large pieces of art. Overhead adjustable lights can be positioned to showcase paintings or other wall hangings.

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The building, River Lofts at 92 Laight St., is a 19th-century warehouse restored in part by architects Tsao & McKown.

Even with so many windows, the condo still has room to display large pieces of art. Overhead adjustable lights can be positioned to showcase paintings or other wall hangings. (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

In keeping with the building’s warehouse past, the condo has sturdy columns dividing up the walls of windows and a few industrial-style accent pieces, such as metallic doors and a slate gray fireplace. Designers relied on pocket doors to divide many of the rooms.

The kitchen comes with two Miele ovens, a Bosch dishwasher and double-wide Sub-Zero refrigerator. The island is made from butcher block and provides seating and additional prep space. (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

The kitchen, outfitted with Varenna cabinetry, comes with high-end appliances that include a Sub-Zero refrigerator, two Miele ovens and a Bosch dishwasher. The butcher block island matches the Brazilian walnut flooring that runs throughout the unit.

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The master bedroom faces north and west with the same wall-length views and access to the wrap-around terrace the rest of the condo has. This photo shows how the window shades that accompany all the floor-to-ceiling windows create versatility by providing some opacity but still allow partial sunlight to enter the room. (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

The master suite makes up one entire end of the condo with two walk-in closets and two separate bathrooms, according to the listing. Wall-length windows offering stunning north and west views. Window shades create versatility by providing some opacity but still allow partial sunlight to enter the room. A second bedroom also has an en-suite bathroom and the remaining two bedrooms share the final full bathroom. The unit’s only half bath is centrally located for guests.

The 10-foot-wide terrace wraps around three sides of the condo unit. With mature plants and a surrounding brick wall the outdoor seating area almost feels like the backyard of a house.

Monthly maintenance fees are $8,162 and provide for a concierge, full time doorman, private storage, on-site gym and garage parking.

Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep is selling her four-bedroom, five-bathroom penthouse in New York’s Tribeca for $24.6 million. The 39-unit building is a 19th-century former warehouse restored in 2003.
Even with so many windows, the condo still has room to display large pieces of art. Adjustable overhead lights can be positioned to showcase paintings or other wall hangings.
The condo looks over the Hudson River near the point of the New York harbor and the city skyline. Nearly all the main rooms in the house have floor-to-ceiling windows to maximize the views.
Streep, in a great mood at the premier of the film “The Post,” has more nominations and awards than any other actor. She has been nominated for an Academy Award 21 times and won three: Best Supporting Actress for “Kramer vs. Kramer” (1979), and Best Actress for “Sophie’s Choice” (1982) and “The Iron Lady” (2011).
The oversized fireplace acts both as a focal point to the living room and as a natural barrier between the two separate seating areas. This view also shows the inset for one of the many pocket doors that designers relied on to divide the rooms from each other.
The change in color tone for the Brazilian walnut floor is one of the ways designers create spaces that feel distinct from each other while still maintaining an open plan arrangement.
The 10-foot-wide terrace wraps around three sides of the condo unit. With mature plants and a surrounding brick wall the outdoor seating area almost feels like the backyard of a house.
This angle of the terrace shows the unobstructed views of the city skyline.
A small study with double doors out to the terrace provides a quiet space away from the main living areas. A wall of floating shelves above built-in drawers blends in with the wall color for a seamless storage option.
A dedicated dining area near the private elevator entrance to the condo sits apart from the living room but still takes advantage of the views.
The kitchen comes with two Miele ovens, a Bosch dishwasher and double-wide Sub-Zero refrigerator. The island is made from butcher block and provides seating and additional prep space.
The master bedroom faces north and west with the same wall-length views and access to the wraparound terrace the rest of the condo has. This photo shows how the window shades that accompany all the floor-to-ceiling windows create versatility by providing some opacity but still allow partial sunlight to enter the room.
A space-saving measure in the walk-in closet is the lack of doors hiding the shelves. This eliminates the need for extra clearance for the doors to open as well as allows for deeper shelving and a central seating area.
One of the five bathrooms comes with an antique-style free-standing tub and white marble vanity.
Another of the four bedrooms has private access to the terrace outside.
Another smaller bedroom has built-in shelves on one wall and room for a double bed. The windows keep with the same trend in the rest of the unit by having a long rectangular window placed atop the operable ones.
Set apart from the main living room is this room with a wall designed to fit a flat-panel TV.
Photo Gallery: The Oscar-winning actress has listed her four-bedroom, five-bathroom home for $24.6 million. (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Where We Live

Inside Meryl Streep’s Tribeca penthouse

By Amy Dobson

September 11, 2018 at 8:00 AM

Meryl Streep has put her four-bedroom, five-bathroom penthouse in the Tribeca section of New York City on the market for $24.6 million, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate, which is listing the property.

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