The longtime house and workplace of the late architect John L. Volk in Phipps Plaza is again on the current market — at $12 million — just after selling in late 2018 for a recorded $4.22 million.
The Midtown home is remaining offered with renovation plans accepted by the Landmarks Preservation Commission for a significant update to the 1920s creating at 206 Phipps Plaza. The property is part of a mixed-use enclave and designated historic district that lies a block north of Royal Palm Way off South County Highway.
With its inside by now gutted, the two-story building is on the north facet of the plaza and encompasses 10,950 square ft. The creating has a loggia and balcony overlooking its non-public pool and backyard garden. The house is recognized as Casa de los Arcos, or Household of the Arches.
Volk, a person of Palm Beach’s most prolific architects, had his storefront office on the initially flooring and lived in the apartment above with his late spouse, preservationist Jane Volk.
Agent Adam McPherson co-detailed the home previous week with his Douglas Elliman Authentic Estate colleague Ashley McIntosh. The making is owned by a Florida restricted legal responsibility firm co-managed by Tommy Morrison and his father, Carlos Morrison, who have longtime ties to Palm Seaside.
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The renovation options connect with for 5 bedrooms and a new three-car or truck garage, with two more parking spaces on website and up to 10 permitted parking areas in the plaza, according to the income listing.
For a long time, John Volk’s office environment place was occupied by Smith Architectural Group. Final year, architect Jeffery Smith and his staff vacated that space by consolidating their existing operations in a building immediately to the east, where they already had offices.
The designs for the previous Volk building would change the entrance to the ground-ground business space to Seaview Avenue, the avenue immediately to the north.
Architect Roger Janssen of Dailey Janssen Architects intended the authentic renovation plans and previous year shepherded the job by means of the landmarks board’s evaluation. The venture has lately been overseen by architect Keith Spina of Spina O’Rourke + Associates.
The Morrison family’s ownership company bought the property from Volk’s son, John K. Volk, who experienced lived there with his late wife, Lory. His father died in 1984, and his mom, Jane, lived at the home till her loss of life in 2010.
In the 2018 sale, agent Bruce Berry of the Corcoran Group was the listing agent and co-shown the house with agent Suzanne Frisbie. Attorney Homer Marshman dealt with the buyer’s aspect.
Immediately just after the sale, broker Christian Angle of Christian Angle True Estate re-shown the house at $6.3 million, according to the a number of listing assistance, but a purchaser never emerged.
Soon ahead of the sale in 2018, the Town Council agreed that the residence could be break up into two residences, although Douglas Elliman is marketing the home as a solitary developing — and the renovation plans reflect that position.
Phipps Plaza has been in the information lately. In May, inside designer Scott Snyder sold his longtime property and office environment at 209 Phipps Plaza — future door to the former Volk property — for a recorded $7.975 million. A constrained liability enterprise acquired the two-tale constructing in an off-sector offer handled on both equally sides by broker Linda Olsson of Linda R. Olsson Inc., Realtor. That building was concluded in 1926 and has 6,591 square feet of house. Snyder, who said Palm Seaside would continue to be his dwelling, has relocated his office environment close by.
Close by, building is progressing on program for The Carriage House, a private social club set to open by the close of the year, according to architect Nelo Freijomel of Spina O’Rourke + Associates. The club will occupy historic buildings at 264 and 270 S. County Road at the entrance to Phipps Plaza.
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