Published August 30, 2013
A House of Learning and Poker in Midtown
Got a quick fairy tale for you today.
Once upon a time, James and Rita—a married inventor and creative/scientific consultant,
respectively—bought a house in Murray Hill. Then turned it into Science House—
spiral-staircased floors of parlors, tufted-velvet sofas and roof decks to do... basically whatever you
Off the top of our heads:
Have a breakthrough.
The space was meant for productivity. There’s a lecture hall,
library and whiteboard-walled living room. Oh, and a massive Rolodex of Google luminaries, NASA masterminds
and artists who can facilitate your genius. (Not that you’re not every
bit as capable as
Head downstairs and you’ve got
for 10-person, fully catered private card games. Also, James was a game mathematician for the
Tropicana in Vegas, so listen to his pointers.
Rooftop cocktail parties.
Your view here: Chrysler Building in one direction. Empire
State Building in the other. And an on-demand bar setup. Public rooftop cocktail bars just don’t cut it
James and Rita are also futurists. Which means they know what future
technologies will look like. So they invent props and even functional creations for movies that take place
in said future. For directors. And you.
Where you’re going, you don’t need roads.
122 E 38th St
(between Lexington and Park)
New York, NY 10016