The construction crew has been readying Anderson Cooper's firehouse at 84 West 3rd Street over the past year, and it seems move-in date is approaching. How do we know? The Post reports that Anderson's previous abode, a duplex penthouse at 28 West 38th Street, is now on the market. The 2BR, 2.5BA, 3,100-square-foot space is asking $3.75 million; Anderson paid $2.48 million for it in 2005. According to the listing, it's since "been meticulously redesigned to evoke its industrial roots."
The brokerbabble sheds a little more light on what Anderson was going for with that renovation:
From the moment you arrive, a custom Lutron lighting system and multi-room surround sound set the mood. Radiant heat, 7" wide, aged, smoked Chambord oak floors warm the body, while satin glass walls and dark patina steel shelves cool the senses. Step into the master bath and find split-faced diamond grey limestone, teak flooring, dark chocolate colored stainless steel and acid etched, white interlayer custom glass partitions and shower enclosures. Travel up the floating staircase to find an entertaining oasis, wood burning fireplace and dining area complimented by a chef's kitchen complete with Sub-Zero, Viking and Miele appliances and a Ceasarstone countertop. Outside, the surround sound continues and provides the soundtrack for warm evenings on your landscaped deck with gas grill. Follow the metal & ipe staircase to an additional roof terrace. And here's the floorplan. Let's follow that metal and ipe staircase: