$12.5M Summerlin mansion built as a showcase for art

$12.5M Summerlin mansion built as a showcase for art

The art of displaying art is masterfully orchestrated in Graeme Laronge and Alice Chen’s custom estate.

Located in Indigo at The Ridges, 58 Crested Cloud Way integrates oversized gallery corridors to showcase the couple’s artwork and collectibles. The 10,090-square-foot single-story estate is listed for $12.5 million through Rob Jensen, owner/broker of Rob Jensen Co.

“I have an extensive memorabilia collection I wanted to display, Graeme Laronge said, founder and CEO of Hawks Tixx LLC, a firm that specializes in selling concert and sports tickets. “So, it was important to have several niches in the hallways and lots of shelves and wall space.”

The signature artistic design element is one of many integrated into the property by award-winning architect Richard Luke, president of Richard Luke Architects P.C. “I don’t like to call them hallways,” Luke said. “I create much wider circulation areas that are 8- or 10-foot wide.”

Luke introduces dramatic 17-foot-high, white-walled galleries with strategically positioned art niches. An upper row of clerestory windows accents the niches using natural light. At night, integrated lighting boasts the visual presentation.

“The walls are white and bright,” Luke said. “That contrasts nicely against the artwork.”

The couple purchased the lot in late 2017 following an exhaustive search for a private location their family could enjoy. The 0.64-acre property was ideal as it backed up to a park, with no side neighbors.

“We wanted to raise our family in Summerlin,” Laronge said. “We didn’t want a golf course lot because we wanted the added privacy for our children when […]

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