Apartment 39

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Roger Enright Penthouse

Apartment 39 (Penthouse) Resident: Mr. and Mrs. Roger Enright

The double door entry off the 39th floor elevator hall. Enright comissioned Vadim Androusov create the bronze door pulls in 1944.

The double door entry off the 39th floor elevator hall.
Enright comissioned Vadim Androusov to create the bronze door pulls in 1944.

Enrights hall of mirrors -bed room wing, 1958. (Museum of the City of New York).

Enrights hall of mirrors -bed room wing, 1958. (Museum of the City of New York).

The Roger Enright apartment was located on the 39th and 40th floors of Enright House. The apartment consisted of the west side (half of the 39th floor) 5,900 sq ft, the entire 40th floor 12,000 sq ft and the rooftop which contained a party room of 3,400 sq ft and a 6,000 sq ft terrace with sweeping 360 degree views of all New York City. All in all, a total of 21,500 sq ft of living space making it one of the largest apartments in the city.

In the 34 years Enright lived there he had enlisted Edward Durrel Stone, William Haines, Jean-Michel Frank, George Stacey and Donald Deskey to create the spaces in which he lived and played.

Mrs. Roger Enright (Sally), 1957. (Museum of the City of New York).

Mrs. Roger Enright (Sally), 1957. (Museum of the City of New York).

The roof top parrty room and terrace. Date unknown.

The roof top parrty room and terrace. Date unknown.

Living and dining room combination, 1960s. Hung with four Franz Kline's from the Enright collection

Living and dining room combination, 1960s. Hung with four Franz Kline’s from the Enright collection

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