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Rosie O’Donnell Buys an $8 Million Green-Roofed Apartment in NYC

Posted By Jamie Hall On July 24, 2012 @ 8:56 am In Architecture,Green Space,Manhattan | No Comments

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It seems former talk show host Rosie O’Donnell has joined the ranks of green celebs like Alec Baldwin [1] and Leonardo DiCaprio [2], reportedly [3] purchasing a 4-bedroom, 3-bath duplex in the 42-unit adaptive reuse building that was once St. Vincent’s Hospital in New York City. The luxurious, $8 million pad located at 130 W. 12th Street [4] is equipped with filtered air and water systems, a customized wireless network, a green roof and a private terrace. Renovated by Cook + Fox Architects [5], the pre-war building is aiming to receive Leed-NC Silver certification from the US Green Building Council [6].

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The prewar building was renovated by Cook+Fox Architects [5], who took measures to retain many of its historic features. Although many of the structure’s original design details have been left intact, floorplans have been re-imagined to create spacious living spaces equipped with modern amenities and energy-saving innovations.

HuffPo also reports [3] that other stars like Cameron Diaz and Blake Lively were said to have viewed the space before O’Donnell.

+ 130 West 12th Street [7]

+ Cook+Fox Architects [5] 

Via Huffington Post [3]

photos courtesy of 130West12.com [7]

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URLs in this post:

[1] Alec Baldwin: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/alec-baldwin-wants-to-install-the-first-private-wind-turbine-in-the-hamptons/

[2] Leonardo DiCaprio: http://inhabitat.com/fisker-automotive-teams-up-with-leonardo-dicaprio-to-promote-global-sustainability/

[3] reportedly: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/07/17/rosie-odonnell-new-home-manhattan_n_1679102.html#s796671

[4] 130 W. 12th Street: http://130west12.com/#!Home

[5] Cook + Fox Architects: http://www.cookplusfox.com/

[6] US Green Building Council: http://www.usgbc.org/

[7] + 130 West 12th Street: http://130west12.com/

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