This seven-room apartment on the top floor of 16 Sutton Place is a little jarring at first glance, but begins to make sense, somehow, once you consider that it belongs to famous mezzo-soprano Nedda Casei. The 17th-floor co-op is pretty much the definition of customized, with wood plank ceilings, pink walls, working gas fireplace, and 18th century furniture, as well as two lush, planted terraces with full irrigation systems, garden lights, and fountains. The whole place, of course, is soundproofed and wired with a stereo system throughout, with controls in every room. It's asking $5.5 million.
· Listing: 16 Sutton Place #17A [Halstead]
· Interview with American mezzo-soprano Nedda Casei [Classical Voice]