Inside actress Lois Robbins’ Central Park home, decorated by Tony Ingrao
When film, television, and theater actor Lois Robbins and her husband, financier Andrew Zaro, first moved into their brand-new Central Park–adjacent apartment, their dream pad was still somewhat of a hazy vision.
The couple lived in the home for a time as it was, just to get a sense of the space. “I think it’s really great when you can live somewhere before you decide on a design,” Robbins says. “One thing became apparent: The views are so spectacular, I wanted to take advantage of them from every room.”
They enlisted architect Andrea Miranda to further open up the living areas so they could inhale more of the incredible light from the full-bleed windows on display into adjoining spaces. “We opened up the walls between the living room and the dining room, as well as the walls between the living room and the den,” Robbins explains. “If we are sitting in the dining room or den, we can still completely enjoy the views.” […]
Says Ingrao of their clients, “They were more traditional in the beginning, and that slowly changed.” Kemper elaborates, “[Robbins’s] interest in artisans and the people who are making contemporary furniture right now grew, and that changed her focus…to something more evolved and current. The thing about Lois is that she’s such an exuberant and passionate person. She loves the arts, she loves music, she loves design. When we decided to go into this more contemporary direction, she went full throttle.” As a result, each room pulses with textures and organic shapes. […]
From the AD Web-exclusive home tour article by Ariel Foxman, photography by Max Burkhalter
October 17, 2022