Posts Tagged ‘Michael Graves’

The Impala, nestled in the middle of East 76th Street, has a secret that needs to be shared. It has a stunning courtyard. This luxury condo building was designed by Michael Graves. Betula nigra ‘Heritage’ (River Birch) trees soaring over 30′ tall fill the entire courtyard and are remarkably full.

Aerial View of the Impala Courtyard by Michael Graves

Bronze antelope sculptures provide interesting and quite unusual focal points throughout the space. The patio and walkways provide enough room to stroll comfortably around the courtyard while the central water fountain provides a tranquil sight in the warm season. In complete contrast to Griffin Court, the view from the apartments facing this courtyard transport you to another world. While taking in this view I quickly forgot I was in New York City.

Courtyard View Complete With Bronze Sculptures

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