Situated on a cobble stone street full of landmark 1882 row houses in historic Sugar Hill, Harlem, the Sylvan Row House was first discovered in 1998. An extensive renovation, striking a signature balance between historic and modern, has just been completed.
The master bedroom, comprising the entire top floor, features original pumpkin pine floors, soaring brick chimneys, and exposed roof beams fifteen feet overhead, as well as a remote-controlled skylight trimmed in satin anodized aluminum.
The master bedroom sitting area, opposite end. Restored 19th century French crystal chandeliers were painted gloss white.
In the living room, original pocket doors and fireplace, previously buried in the walls, are now fully restored.
White concrete walls and a century-old city water fountain, turned sink, grace the first floor bathroom.
Polished concrete floors and oversized quartz marble subway tiles meet 14 foot ceilings in the second floor bathroom.
Original brick chimney now functions as a headboard in the guest bathroom.
Original entry staircase restored and crown moldings replaced. Chandelier by Flos.
The open kitchen/living space on the ground floor opens onto a garden. Random-width pine floors salvaged from a chicken barn in upstate New York.
Custom finishes in anodized aluminum meet original exposed ceiling beams and brick walls in the floor-through kitchen.
Custom cabinetry in anodized aluminum, a concrete cube range hood, and Carrara marble countertops in the kitchen.
Living area off kitchen. Salvaged antique trolley table. Couch by Wolf Home.
Kitchen dining area. Antique outdoor chandelier salvaged from a wharf in New England. Radiators by Baxi.
8 Sylvan Terrace. Main entry above, service door below.