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A quintessential loft in Manhattan’s Flatiron neighborhood that has been the residence and studio of Barbara Bordnick, an acclaimed manner and movie star photographer, has hit the industry for $1.8 million.
Ms. Bordnick began her career in Copenhagen and Paris before returning to New York in 1968, when her manner and celebrity pictures for Harper’s Bazaar started drawing acclaim.
She moved into the historic setting up from 1900 in the heart of the photography district initial as a renter, and acquired the unit when it was transformed into a co-op in the late 1980s, she said. She then renovated the loft into a gorgeous residence and a working studio. The 1,800-sq.-foot unit at this time has one particular bed room, one toilet, a residing area and a kitchen area.
“It’s a fantastic place with large ceilings. I have the 2nd ground from which I can shoot down,” she stated. As a manner photographer, Ms. Bordnick has photographed quite a few stars at the studio, together with Angela Lansbury, jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gallespie, Scottish actor Brian Cox, actress Jennifer Garner, and music lyricist E.Y. Harburg, between some others.
The portrait of Harburg, who wrote all the songs for the movie “The Wizard of Oz,” including “Over the Rainbow,” was afterwards employed in a U.S. postage stamp, Ms. Bordnick claimed.
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Although the apartment is not voluminous, Ms. Bordnick has managed to host some big parties such as a 30-individuals Thanksgiving celebration and a birthday social gathering for the solid of Broadway musical “Love! Valour! Compassion!” she stated.
Loft-model residing is turning into far more demanding as she techniques her 80s, Ms. Bordnick said, so she has made a decision to aspect with the home.
During her vocation, Ms. Bordnick taught at Parsons School of Layout, served a few conditions as the president of the Marketing Photographers of New York and was the to start with woman president of the American Modern society of Media Photographers. Her works are in the lasting collections of several establishments, this kind of as the Global Center of Images, the Gilman Paper Collection, Polaroid Selection and the Hallmark Museum for Modern day Images.
Ann Cutbill Lenane of Douglas Elliman is the listing agent.
This article initially appeared on Mansion Worldwide.