The Centurion Unveils Two New Model Residences

Partnering with Popular Designer and TV Personality Cheryl Eisen, the Luxury Condominium Debuts New Designs as International Tourists Flock to NYC
By: Quinn & Co.
NEW YORK - June 20, 2013 - PRLog -- NEW YORK, NY – The Centurion has officially completed two new model residences to spotlight several of the floor plans the property currently has available. The only ground-up residential condominium to be designed by Pei Partnership Architects in association with I.M. Pei, The Centurion is an exclusive luxury building located in Midtown Manhattan.

The artistic brainchild of Cheryl Eisen and her company Interior Marketing Group (IMG), the model apartments, a 1.5-bedroom and a 2.5-bedroom, reflect a sophisticated, elegant design with different textures and colors incorporated to create warmth and dimension. Known throughout the industry for her exceptional work and appearances on the Bravo TV network, Eisen honed in on the building’s strong international and domestic appeal, creating spaces that feel innately luxurious and welcoming and will resonate across a range of cultures.

“IMG was the perfect partner for this project,” said Thomas Guss, president of New York Residence Inc., the exclusive marketing agency of The Centurion. “Cheryl really understood The Centurion’s widespread appeal as well as its inherent elegance and exclusivity. She created spaces using original artwork and custom furniture that fuse these characteristics together. Additionally, the debut of the residences could not come at a better time – although typically a slow season for most of the real estate industry, The Centurion actually sees an uptick in interest in the summer months due to the influx of international tourists in the city.”  

To create this broad appeal, Eisen and her team combined various elements that speak to an array of cultures and ultimately evoke feelings of familiarity. In both apartments Grasscloth accent walls were used, which not only help create texture, warmth and serenity, but are also a design feature hailing from Asian cultures. In the dining area of residence 8A, a custom made banquette lines the wall and transports viewers to a tiny Parisian eatery. The white on white fabrics, brass tables and gold accessories used in both apartments’ living room often appear in Russian interiors. These small details paired with the original artwork and custom design yield chic spaces that resonate across a range of buyers.

“Having the opportunity to design two model homes in a Pei-designed building was an incredible experience,” said Cheryl Eisen, president of IMG. “The building itself is a work of art and provided us with the perfect foundation to build upon. We knew we needed to create spaces that would be appreciated by a diverse array of people, and in keeping with the building’s natural elegance, tranquility and sophistication, we were able to do that.”

Officially completed, buyers interested in one of the few remaining residences in The Centurion now have the opportunity to see both fully furnished model apartments in order to understand the true potential of the building’s homes and draw personal inspiration. Perfectly timed with the start of summer, The Centurion is preparing itself for an increase in interest as the building’s Midtown location, vicinity to Central Park and 5th Avenue and understated elegance have proven to be ideal qualities for international buyers.

Located at 33 West 56th Street off Fifth Avenue, The Centurion features 48 exceptional one- to four-bedroom residences and is currently over 80-percent sold. The 19-story condominium was constructed with Chamesson limestone imported from France, and all residences contain the materials, textures and quality of work consistent with the architectural integrity of Pei Partnership Architects and I.M. Pei. Building amenities include a private exercise facility, a 24-hour attended garage, a 24-hour doorman, resident superintendent and storage units for purchase.

For more information or to schedule a private appointment, call 212-888-5633 or visit    

The Centurion is a 19-story luxury condominium building in the heart of Midtown Manhattan.  In creating The Centurion, the architects sought to update a century-old tradition of characterizing residential properties with handsome silhouettes, rich materials and gracious appointments. The building was constructed with distinctive Chamesson limestone imported from France and has an exquisitely designed lobby with tranquil water garden, private exercise facility, a 24-hour attended garage and 24-hour doorman.  

About Pei Partnership Architects

Pei Partnership Architects ( is a full-service, international design firm founded in 1992 and headquartered in New York City. Founding Partners Li Chung Pei and Chien Chung Pei believe that the quality of our surroundings directly influences the quality of our lives, whether in the workplace, at home or the public spaces in between. The design leadership applies the same priorities to a variety of building types worldwide: cultural facilities, financial institutions, healthcare, educational and commercial facilities, hotels, and residential commissions. With an approach to architecture that is idea-driven, pragmatic and user-oriented, Pei Partnership Architects provides elegant and thoughtful solutions to often complex problems while building solid, long-lasting partnerships that continue beyond the project's completion.

About Interior Marketing Group

Interior Marketing Group ( is NYC's leading model home design and luxury staging firm. The company's 100% success rate and celebrity stagings are frequently featured in the news media including Bravo TV's "Million Dollar Listing", CBS News’ “Living Large”, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Daily News, The New York Observer, Interior Design Magazine and LoftLife Magazine.
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