Aaron Resnik, Architect, The Kahn Residence, 1958
New York, New York
Perched amongst treetops you find cantilevered architecture by renowned architect Aaron Resnik. “We wanted natural or organic houses, we wanted a sense of community spirit” – Aaron Resnik. Natural and organic in construction, this home offers wood, stone & Glass elements in keeping with usonian living. Walls of glass greet you upon approach, all taking in the wooded beauty and gently rolling hillsides. The home’s magnificent masonry block fireplace is art itself and upon entry presents the main level great room that carries this block theme complimented by warm teak walls. Present owners thoughtfully and passionately restored this jewel while introducing modern conveniences. The impressive eat-in kitchen has stainless steel appliances & Warm color glass tile accents. The baths simply draw you in with inviting finishes and luxuries. The master bedroom with bath is positioned for enjoyment of light and privacy offering it’s own access to the outdoors. Numerous walkouts and surrounding streamlined deck offer enjoyment of indoor/outdoor living and reflection. Convenient lower level entry leads to upper interior planter flooded with natural light. Don’t miss the glassed office/media room prior to your ascent. Recessed hot tub and expansive Brazilian Ipe wood terrace complete this Usonia retreat.
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