One among late architect Charles Gwathmey’s first modernist seashore properties is again in the marketplace for $2.5 million in East Hampton.
Generally known as Sedacca Home, Gwathmey constructed the geometrically glossy dwelling at 19 Northwest Touchdown Street in 1967, three years after designing the Gwathmey Home for his mother and father within the dunes of Amagansett — however lengthy earlier than his 1992 renovation of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Guggenheim Museum.
It was the third dwelling that Gwathmey, often known as one of many “New York 5,” ever designed.
The midcentury slice of perfection has been preserved as a chunk of architectural historical past.
Meaning there aren’t any add-ons — and previous renovations had been overseen by Gwathmey himself. However there’s a moveable Airstream on the grounds, which serves as a 3rd bed room, or visitor home, because the homeowners have fortunately not wished to tamper with the unique design.
There’s additionally a pool. The 2-bedroom, one-bathroom, 1,200-square-foot dwelling sits on 2.82 acres. It boasts 18-foot excessive ceilings in the lounge, a metal spiral staircase and partitions of glass overlooking the woods.
The primary bed room is upstairs, whereas the visitor bed room is on the primary ground. The house was constructed for graphic artist Joe Sedacca, who bought it to Paul Amador.
In 1993, Amador advised the New York Occasions: “I really feel like I received the lottery. I’m shopping for a chunk of artwork for the price of the uncooked supplies.”
The present proprietor, movie and tv producer Justin Wilkes, purchased the house in 2016 for round $1.75 million. Wilkes is the Oscar-nominated producer of the Nina Simone documentary, “What Occurred, Miss Simone?”
As president of media and leisure for RadicalMedia, Wilkes can also be govt producer of “Hamilton’s America” for PBS and of “Mars,” a Nat Geo miniseries with companions Ron Howard and Brian Grazer of Think about Leisure.
The itemizing brokers are Michael Schultz and Matthew Lester, of Corcoran.