Saturday, May 19, 2012

$90M midtown penthouse tops mark for priciest New York City apartment

Duplex bought by 'someone people would recognize' at One57 caps string of huge deals

By Jason Sheftell / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS 

 ONE57 Extell Most Luxurious Development 2012


Record-setting buyer at One57 should get a Central Park view like this for his or her $90 million.


The record for the city’s priciest apartment shattered like a fallen chandelier when a buyer agreed to pay more than $90 million for a penthouse duplex at One57 in midtown.
The deal follows two mega sales: $52.5 million for a 740 Park Ave. duplex owned by the widow of late Time Warner chairman Steve Ross, and the $70 million casino owner Steve Wynn paid for a Central Park South condo.
"New York has never seen a week like this," said CORE associate broker Jarrod Guy Randolph.
One57 Living Room


A rendering of the 10,923-square-foot duplex penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of One57.

The exact price for the six-bedroom pad at the unfinished One57 building opposite Carnegie Hall was not disclosed, but the developer told the New York Times it surpassed the $88 million Russian magnate Dmitri Rybolovlev paid at 15 Central Park West.
One57 Pool


A rendering of the pool in the luxury high rise.

The buyer was described as “someone people would recognize.”
One57, currently under construction, is a 90-story midtown tower at 157 W. 57th St. It dwarfs Trump World Tower, formerly the highest residential building in New York, by 18 floors.
One57 Theater Screening Room


A rendering of the theater screening room in the lavish building.

Central Park stretches out beneath floor-to-ceiling windows of the 10,923-square-foot duplex penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors like a front lawn.
The marble-wrapped master bathrooms in the apartment’s upper floor sport two water closets, one with a bidet, as well as floor-to-ceiling, custom-made walnut cabinetry and flatscreen televisions.
One57 Master Bathroom


A rendering of the master bathroom overlooking Central Park.

The building’s L-shaped design boasts undulating glass panels that evoke multiple cascading waterfalls.
One57 Bedroom


A rendering of one of the bedrooms in the six-bedroom pad.

The sales office for the building is by appointment only, and even the pitch is dramatic. After watching a two-minute film about the building set to classical music, potential buyers view architectural models of the site. Then floor plans light up a curved IMAX-sized screen in a library area accessorized with a giant aquarium.


  1. BILL WALSH & DONNY ARANA " THOUGH WE HAVE ISSUES WITH CERTAIN THINGS MIKE & BILL WE TRUST YOU'LL DO THE RIGHT THNG BY THE MEMBERSHIP." with the $ to be made by the developers & contractors it seems they aren't you two.


  3. shhhhuusshhh. dont tell anyone,but their are only 74 floors at Carnegie 57.

  4. Wow! Amazing. it's my dream to live in luxurious house. Anyway, here i am looking for best penthouse nyc. Can anyone help me with their suggestions? I am confused in choosing best one.

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  6. Wow, now I've heard that NY is expensive but this takes the biscuit! Stunning panoramic views though, although I hope that's not all you're paying for.

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  8. Impressive condo. For a luxuxy place in Florida, you should look They are located in Pompano Beach on the waterfront and offer everything you could dream of. I'm planning to buy one before they all sell out. I'm tired of winters in Canada..


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