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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GRAND OPENING OF 43rd ANNUAL KIPS BAY DECORATOR SHOW HOUSE

Twenty-Two of the Nation’s Top Designers and Architects Unveil Finished Rooms at Manhattan’s Arthur Sachs Mansion to Celebrate the Kips Bay Boys & Girl’s Club’s 100 Years of Service 

NEW YORK, NY (May 14, 2015) – The internationally recognized 43rd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House officially opened to the public this week on Thursday, May 14th at the legendary Arthur Sachs Mansion, revealing the creativity and design expertise of twenty-two of the nation’s most acclaimed interior designers and architects.

This year the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, a renowned local youth development center in the Bronx and flagship of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, celebrates its milestone 100th anniversary of serving the community’s youth. For the next month, an estimated 20,000 people are expected to tour the completed Show House, which serves as the organization’s premiere fundraiser. Each designer was given approximately eight weeks to transform their assigned space in the Arthur Sachs Mansion, the historic home of Arthur Sachs of investment firm Goldman Sachs, built in 1909 by architects of the Gilded Age, Buchman & Fox.

Visitors of the Show House will also be able to shop a selection of curated items including antiques, fine art, home furnishings, and vintage designer clothing at the fifth annual Kips Bay Show House Shop, located in the cellar of the Arthur Sachs Mansion. The house will be open to the public seven days a week through June 11th.

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Additional information about this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Show House:
Where:
43rd Annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House,
The Arthur Sachs Mansion
58 East 66th Street
(Between Madison and Park Avenues)
New York City
When:
Open
Thursday, May 14 – Thursday, June 11

Monday – Saturday: 11am – 5pm,
Tuesday & Thursday until 8pm;
Sunday: 12pm – 5pm
Note, no entry a half hour before the show house closes.
Children under 6 (including infants) and pets are not admitted.

$35; tickets may be purchased at the door or online (www.kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org

Participating Designers:

Alan Tanksley, Inc.

Bennett Leifer Interiors

Branca

Cathy Kincaid Interiors

Christopher Peacock

Clive Christian Interiors

David Pheonix, Inc.

Drake Design Associates

Gail Green Interiors

Greener by Design

Janice Parker Landscape Architects

Mark D. Sikes Inc.

McMillen Inc.

Michael Herold Design

Paula + Martha

Pavarini Design

Peter J. Sinnott IV

Philip Mitchell Design

Ronald Bricke & Associates, Inc.

Rottet Studio

Thom Filicia Inc.

Tilton Fenwick

 

 

2015 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Location Announcement

2015 Kips Bay Decorator Show House Schedule
Unless otherwise noted, the following events will be held at the Arthur Sachs House:
• Wednesday, April 1 – Annual President’s Dinner; Cipriani 42nd Street; 7-10pm
• Tuesday, April 7 – Show House Pre-Renovation Party, 6-8pm
• Tuesday, May 12 – Wednesday, May 13 – press days by appointment only; please contact The Susan Magrino Agency (212 957-3005) to schedule.
• Wednesday, May 13 – Opening Night Cocktails, 6-9pm.
Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10065
• Thursday, May 14 – Thursday, June 11 – Show House open to the public
Monday – Saturday: 11am – 5pm, Tuesday & Thursday until 8pm; Sunday:
12pm – 5pm; Tickets to tour the Show House are $35

Social Media
@KBShowHouse (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram)
#KipsBayShowHouse15

About Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club
Since 1915, Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club has focused on improving and enhancing the lives of New York City’s children who are economically, socially or recreationally disadvantaged. Each year, Kips Bay offers innovative programs to more than 11,000 young people between the ages of 6 and 18 at ten locations throughout the Bronx, with essential afterschool programs aimed to help them recognize their potential for growth and success. Today, the club is proudly one of the most prominent and responsive youth development agencies in New York City and a “flagship” of the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. For more information, please visit

www.kipsbaydecoratorshowhouse.org

Kips Bay Decorator Show House
Each year, celebrated interior designers transform a luxury Manhattan home into an elegant exhibition of fine furnishings, art, and technology. This event began in 1973 when several dedicated supporters of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club launched the Decorator Show House to raise critical funds for much needed after school and enrichment programs for New York City children. Over the course of four decades, this project has grown into a must-see event for thousands of design enthusiasts and is renowned for sparking interior design trends throughout the world.

The Show House receives as many as 15,000 guests annually from across the nation. Since its inception, the Show House has raised over $19 million for the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club.



 

 

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