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All Eyes on the Staircase at $9 Million Tribeca Condo

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For a street that's only one block long, Tribeca's Jay Street gets a lot of headlines. Last week, Arthur creator Marc Brown sold his renovated townhouse there. Today, just a few doors away, there's a new-to-market 4,200-square-foot first-floor condo at 16 Jay Street. The place sold in 2002 for $2.212 million, and we're guessing by the $9 million ask this time around that there's been a renovation since then. The iron and mahogany staircase is certainly eye-catching, no? It's also, the brokerbabble tells us, "hand made in the form of a double ellipsis backed by an oxidized copper screen." What about the rest of the place?
The apartment may not be as eye-catching as the staircase at first glance, but the brokerbabble includes some interesting features:

There are several sitting and lounging areas which are furnished with unique silk upholstered pieces. In one corner is a media area with a giant built-in projector screen. In the other is the large open kitchen with built-in dinning bar for seven. The entire space opens onto the patio through a floor to ceiling glass wall. The patio is staged by a gigantic 25 foot high sculpture sided by H shaped concrete columns with backlit plexiglass panels. At the base of the sculpture is a large day-bed. And here's how it's all set up:

· Listing: 16 Jay Street [BHS]
· 16 Jay Street #1 [StreetEasy]