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Amazing home on 34th floor of the Ritz

BY TODD LARSON
CORRESPONDENT

 

Erected in 2001 by Millennium Partners and designed by Gary Handel and CBT Architects, The Ritz-Carlton Towers may honestly express their glass-and-steel structures in proper modernist fashion, but looks can deceive. So don’t expect Residence 34E to greet you with the clean lines, studio spaces, ribbon-windows and antiseptic aura of Midcentury Modern in Midtown Manhattan.

 

No, this 3,246-square-foot, four-bedroom unit is puttin’ on the Ritz the old-fashioned way - doing as the old-time New Yorkers and Romans do. Crown moldings, baseboards, wall murals, coffered and tray ceilings, hardwood and marble floors, paneled doors and walls, vintage wallcoverings, and Italian marble, tumbled-tile and faux finishes carry you off to Neoclassical Park Avenue and Neapolitan Italy.

 

Yet, you remain grounded in Boston with

 

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