For Sale: Former Home of Mickey Rourke

For Sale:
45 West 73rd Street
Upper West Side, New York City
Mickey Rourke’s former home as featured in
Architectural Digest’s special edition “Hollywood At Home.”
From the handsome stoop, one enters the former home of Mickey Rourke, which was featured in the Architectural Digest’s special edition “Hollywood At Home.” This original entertaining level features hand-painted wallpaper from Paris, gold-leaf wallpaper with tassels, French doors, original wooden shutters, and two stunning mahogany fireplaces with motifs similar to those found in The Dakota. The kitchen is built in the extension. This townhouse was designed by Henry J. Hardenbergh, Architect of The Dakota and The Plaza Hotel.
For more information on this townhouse, please contact:
Buyers: Call Cathy Connolly, Buyer Specialist (212) 769-2900, ext. 219
Brokers: Call Khatera Ahmad, Showing Agent (212) 769-2900, ext. 221
Negotiations: Call Dexter Guerrieri, President (212) 769-2900, ext. 211
Photography by Scott Frances

I could visualize all the patterns and gold shades,” says Mickey Rourke, whose Manhattan apartment was designed by David W. Purdie.

The former living room was transformed into an oversize bedroom. Alabaster lamps from David Duncan Antiques flank the early-20th-century Italian bed.
A 19th-century Italian daybed highlights the living room. The carved corona, the lining and the floral bolster fabric are from Christopher Hyland, as are the ceiling fringe, bullion and tassels in the sitting room beyond. Baldachin and striped bolster fabrics, Clarence House.
A traditional process combining hand-blocking and gold paint was used for the wallcovering in the living room. The 18th-century Italian bishop’s head and the circa 1880 sconce are from David Duncan Antiques. The silvered English grotto chair and table are 19th century.
The living room. Drapery fabric, Clarence House. Table lamps, Objets Trouvés. Chair and shade fabrics, Christopher Hyland.
For information on this townhouse for sale, please visit the Vandenberg Website.
- The Townhouse Experts