Warren Adelson has a new relationship with Christie’s where he will use their space to show work. That means the gallery/pied à terre he bought on 82nd St (across from the Met) is no longer necessary:
Mr. Adelson said one of his favorite places in the townhouse is the mahogany-paneled library-turned-office on the third floor. Its original ornate ceiling, designed by the Herter Brothers, remains from when the townhouse was built in the 1890s. In addition to the galleries on the first and second floors and the large living and dining rooms upstairs, the decked roof provides another space for entertaining. Mr. Adelson said he and his wife had a tent pavilion custom made for the rear roof deck to use while hosting parties and fund-raisers. “It’s a tremendous asset,” Mr. Adelson said of the deck. Mr. Adelson is selling the townhouse as he has joined with Christie’s to present future exhibitions at Christie’s showroom in New York and internationally. He and his wife have also found a maisonette on Park Avenue. “Given my druthers, I would never leave this building, but I really don’t need it anymore for this new plan,” Mr. Adelson said. The townhouse at 19 E. 82nd St. was listed by Judson Realty in December for $34.8 million.
Townhouse/Gallery in One (Wall Street Journal)