While New Yorkers all know that their city’s tallest building is One World Trade Center, do you know its tallest residential building? It’s soon to be Extell’s Central Park Tower—a 95-story, 1,550-foot super-high-rise at 217 West 57th Street (a.k.a. “Billionaires’ Row”).
Even though this building won’t be completed until 2019, units are already for sale!
Central Park Tower’s 279 residences will range in size from 1,435 square feet to over 17,500 square feet, priced from $6.5 million to over $100 million. Oh, and for those prices, they’ll also enjoy an array of sweet amenities including a 15,000-square-foot outdoor terrace with 60-foot swimming pool, plus an indoor pool, basketball and squash courts, lounge with billiards, screening room, plus a “surprise” room still under wraps on the 100th floor.
Designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Central Park Tower joins a bunch of so-called “supertall” developments in the area. But at least according to some real estate agents, Central Park Tower will not only be the tallest, but the most deluxe residence of them all.
“This is the best building to be delivered in the next couple of years,” says New York City-based luxury real estate agent Dolly Lenz. “The location is ideal. Everyone is moving west, so this is the hub of everything.”
And although those prices seem steep, for what you get, “so far, the pricing is not out of whack,” Lenz continues. “We have a lot of interest—more than 50 calls and emails, mostly high-net-worth individuals worth more than $100 million, mostly from Asia. They want to be in the thick of things. And the views, of course, are incredible.”
But living on top of the world (or at least the Big…