Inside Alex Rodriguez’s Sleek Miami Home Inspired by His Daughters | Architectural Digest

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  • Published: 04 May 2016
  • Alex Rodriguez’s art-filled Florida house is a design triumph—and a sunny oasis for the former New York Yankees slugger and his daughters

    At baseball star Alex Rodriguez’s home in Coral Gables, Florida, RH chaise longues face the wet-edge pool, while James Perse furniture occupies the adjacent barbecue cabana. Architecture firm Choeff Levy Fischman designed the residence, Briggs Edward Solomon handled the decoration, and Christopher Cawley Landscape Architecture helped revamp the grounds; the property was fitted with artificial grass to conserve water.

    In the entrance hall are artworks by, from left, Adam McEwen, Dan Colen, and Theaster Gates; the light fixture is by Michael Anastassiades, the table is by B&B Italia, and the corner chair is by Rick Owens.

    The living room’s blackened-steel panels make a rugged backdrop for a Keith Haring painting (above a Spark Modern Fires fireplace) and a Gérard Van Kal Mon sculpture from Holly Hunt; an Andy Warhol portrait of Jean-Michel Basquiat. The custom-made sofas are dressed in a cotton velvet from Brunschwig & Fils, and the vintage Milo Baughman chairs sport a Holland & Sherry cashmere. The Gabriella Crespi cocktail table and Pierre Cardin floor lamp are both vintage, and the angora carpet is by Woven Accents.

    In the kitchen, the matte-finish oak cabinetry by Italkraft is complemented by gleaming tile; the sink fittings are by Waterworks.

    Paintings by Marilyn Minter and Jean-Michel Basquiat energize the dining room, which is appointed with Cassina chairs and a table from Luminaire. The chandelier was custom made by Remains Lighting, and the cylindrical urns are by Rick Owens.

    In the high-gloss office, a Florence Knoll pedestal table is grouped with Saarinen armchairs, all by Knoll, and a carpet by Diane von Furstenberg for the Rug Company; sconces from Flos flank Marco Ovando photographs.

    The bar contains a Jonathan Horowitz artwork, a multipanel television by Luxus AV, and an Eric Slayton concrete bench from Holly Hunt. A Jim Hunter sculpture is suspended near the Warren Platner lounge chairs and ottoman by Knoll; the wall unit and the Living Divani bench are from Luminaire.

    Briggs Edward Solomon contrasted the bar’s polished-marble top with reclaimed-wood flooring in a herringbone pattern.

    A Marsha Lega wall sculpture shines against a span of concrete in the master bedroom. Briggs Edward Solomon designed the walnut bed, which is joined by nightstands from Luminaire; the rug is by Woven Accents.

    Ella and Natasha hang out on Natasha’s Anthropologie bed; the hide carpet is by the Rug Company.

    A walnut-paneled guest room displays a large Adam McEwen work; the wall light is by Flos, and the Warren Platner side tables are by Knoll.

    Rodriguez’s bath features Waterworks sink fittings mounted on a sheet of mirror, a vintage Senufo chair from Jalan Jalan Collection, and a Malayer carpet from Woven Accents.

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Comments • 108

  • Meike Peters
    Meike Peters  1 months back

    A modern house with cozy interior and a nice facility. A lot of light is coming into the rooms. The outdoor-living 1:02 (next to the pool) I like very much! And the walls and the windows above in the bedroom (1:28)! If I would build a new house I would build like His house! But I would build it with bathrooms! He didn´ t show!

    • Meike Peters
      Meike Peters  1 months back

      That big painting (or photo!) 0:47 next to the glass table (0:55) is super super beautiful! It looks like You watch through a rainy window! Lovely! I would take a Moooi Heracleum above the dining-table cause there is enough space for a big lamp down from the room ceiling!

      • Maxine A.G. Guess
        Maxine A.G. Guess  1 months back

        What a spectacular home. He has great taste and I love the fact that he put his daughters first and focused on how he could build a house for them to live in and enjoy!

        • Brazil 90
          Brazil 90  1 months back

          He is so gay

          • Maureen Tornetta
            Maureen Tornetta  1 months back

            I like the separate entertainment area, smart idea

            • Venetra Roberson
              Venetra Roberson  2 months back

              Nice details,

              • beautifulibra
                beautifulibra  2 months back

                I love his house!!!! Gorgeous!

                • Ethian Hugo
                  Ethian Hugo  2 months back

                  Nice nice nice

                  • Lorena
                    Lorena  3 months back

                    Great job boy

                    • To Be Honest
                      To Be Honest  3 months back

                      Totally gay!

                      • giomar march
                        giomar march  4 months back

                        Preciosa

                        • byambarebyambare
                          byambarebyambare  4 months back

                          The images are too fleeting to enjoy.

                          • Suzie Crim
                            Suzie Crim  4 months back

                            Soooo sick of this guy..Dont know what Jlo sees. in him..His a user..You started seeing him after he hooked up with JLo..

                            • Daniel Legaspi - Mendoza
                              Daniel Legaspi - Mendoza  4 months back

                              so beautiful

                              • Harvester Complaint
                                Harvester Complaint  4 months back

                                Shout-out to all my friends at Arki-building. I'm back to school. Human-buildings are the best designed. Register: AIDI.

                                • Luxury Doll
                                  Luxury Doll  4 months back

                                  Beautiful 💕💕

                                  • Antonio Videla
                                    Antonio Videla  5 months back

                                    Trash

                                    • Aurora James
                                      Aurora James  5 months back

                                      I've never seen a modern house so good looking.

                                    • Nikia Williams
                                      Nikia Williams  5 months back

                                      Is this is a magazine to be seen? You can’t really see the decor and rooms because it’s moving so fast normally they walk through and we’re able to see the actual house. But from what I could see it’s absolutely beautiful!

                                      • Fight woman
                                        Fight woman  5 months back

                                        good taste, good chatectorv and Wow, lovely childs he has!

                                        • D D
                                          D D  5 months back

                                          I find it just laughable that people are like oh wow he has great taste! If you were worth $350 million you would have great taste to, I mean come on when you are worth that much money, they have never been around or probably seen anything of bad taste! Everything is top quality, top notch, the best of the best and if you had no idea what you were doing, you would pay the best person for the job, to do it for you. Oh and I bet the pool cleaner loves the grass surrounding the pool to. Nothing needs to be practical or of bad taste when you are worth hundreds of millions of dollars.

                                          • Raqueli 25
                                            Raqueli 25  5 months back

                                            Came here because I saw JLO talk about this on the Ellen show

                                            • Vivian Davis
                                              Vivian Davis  6 months back

                                              Beautiful home

                                              • Steve Uselton
                                                Steve Uselton  7 months back

                                                It's nice to be filthy rich!  Unfortunately for me,  I am only one of those things....I will let you guess....

                                                • Christina Luscious
                                                  Christina Luscious  7 months back

                                                  Looks beautiful, make a video. Would love to see the tour of this home not just pics 💕👍🏽

                                                  • sptspt4
                                                    sptspt4  7 months back

                                                    CLF baby!!

                                                    • Maria Perez
                                                      Maria Perez  8 months back

                                                      Nice house Congratulations.

                                                      • Zero Limits
                                                        Zero Limits  8 months back

                                                        I'm getting bisexual vibes

                                                        • Brenda BaBoom
                                                          Brenda BaBoom  8 months back

                                                          Alex has a awesome ABODE❗️

                                                          • GiVer
                                                            GiVer  8 months back

                                                            Opportunist.

                                                            • patrick3870
                                                              patrick3870  8 months back

                                                              Such a great house but what the hell with the rushed camera shots? Where can I watch more vids of his house???

                                                              • Chloe The American/Polish

                                                                A baseball legend...

                                                                • GiVer
                                                                  GiVer  8 months back

                                                                  😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

                                                              • Alex Montano
                                                                Alex Montano  8 months back

                                                                Something about him makes my skin crawl. Fake person.
                                                                Nice pool though.

                                                                • TJ NICHOLS
                                                                  TJ NICHOLS  9 months back

                                                                  He seems like a A + Class act act all the way around...Like a very good father, and of course his home is impeccable!!

                                                                  • Ted Bailey
                                                                    Ted Bailey  9 months back

                                                                    That was an original Basquiat hanging in his dining room!

                                                                    • Nina Bina
                                                                      Nina Bina  9 months back

                                                                      Had I known this was 2 min long I wouldn't have bothered. Waste. Could've done a nice tour of that place. Cmon guys.

                                                                      • Carol Weinberg
                                                                        Carol Weinberg  9 months back

                                                                        wow spectacular! wondering if jennifer was involved in this? he says "we" so just curious.

                                                                        • Mon Mi
                                                                          Mon Mi  1 years back

                                                                          I suppose he is a gay single dad?

                                                                          • patrick3870
                                                                            patrick3870  8 months back

                                                                            Yeah...he sounds gay & his subtle mannerisms are very effeminate.

                                                                        • teren teren teren
                                                                          teren teren teren  1 years back

                                                                          Great house.

                                                                          • Steve
                                                                            Steve  1 years back

                                                                            He seems like a total closet gay.

                                                                            • patrick3870
                                                                              patrick3870  8 months back

                                                                              @ 0:18 that pose is a dead give away

                                                                          • TaD D
                                                                            TaD D  1 years back

                                                                            Beautiful home..love love love it

                                                                            • BertVegas
                                                                              BertVegas  1 years back

                                                                              A Roid

                                                                              • Gurung P
                                                                                Gurung P  1 years back

                                                                                Great taste

                                                                                • Pooja Chand
                                                                                  Pooja Chand  1 years back

                                                                                  Nice editing! Could barely sink in the design of the house coz of ur super fast forward editing through the rooms!! Not interested to see ppl talk but to appreciate the design ... Next time try to squeeze in as much design part as possible rather than ppl explaining it..

                                                                                • amy Mooney
                                                                                  amy Mooney  1 years back

                                                                                  Where is their mum?

                                                                                  • M M
                                                                                    M M  4 months back

                                                                                    Divorced

                                                                                • kjc mhc
                                                                                  kjc mhc  1 years back

                                                                                  Wow he is charming

                                                                                  • Gladys Margarita Pacheco

                                                                                    Wao! Eres un padre a todo dar. Felicidades!

                                                                                    • Lluis Navarro
                                                                                      Lluis Navarro  1 years back

                                                                                      One of the nicest homes ever seen 👏🏼👏🏼 love the cubes, the straight lines!