The Listings: Buy High
These 6 on-the-market apartments start on the 42nd floor
This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or around this fair(ish) city. This month, we’ve rounded up six homes for those who want to literally having their head in the clouds. From a 95th-floor Vertigo-inducer to a duplex on the 55th and 56th, you’ll be Willie Nelson high in no time.
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One Beacon Court
The basics: 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,669 square feet
Notable features: Dizzying views of Central Park, five bridges and both rivers. Plus, a fitness center with a large pool and sundeck and a little something called Le Cirque restaurant conveniently located on the first floor.
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157 West 57th Street
The basics: 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3,466 square feet
Notable features: Bragging rights for living in a landmark designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Christian de Portzamparc. Plus, floor-to-ceiling windows for taking in sweeping views of Central Park. And as if that wasn’t enough to entertain your guests, there’s a full catering kitchen on site, private dining room, library with billiards and access to all of Park Hyatt’s amenities, including a triple-height indoor pool, jacuzzi and steam room.
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432 Park Avenue
The basics: 6 bedroom, 8 baths, 8,255 square feet
Notable features: You’ll damn near need a pilot’s license to go home. And in your castle in the sky, you’ll enjoy a library with wood-burning fireplace, a spacious dressing room, and two window-happy bathrooms with soaking tubs. Feel free to fill them with all of your extra F-you money.
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Floor(s): 55 and 56
The basics: 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 6,620 square feet
Notable features: A serious media room with an open layout plan and an expansive living room for hosting to boot. Tired of the company? Just retire upstairs to the master suite for a soak in the tub overlooking the city lights.
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56 Leonard Street
The basics: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,418 square feet
Notable features: A corner condo with 12-foot floor-to-ceiling windows peeking out at the Freedom Tower and Hudson River from the Great Room and terrace. All the southern exposure one could wish for, plus a fanciful pool and roof deck.
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The basics: 2 bedrooms, 1,258 square feet
Notable features: You’ll be the first resident in this gem of an LEED-certified condo with northern, southern and western exposure. Also on offer: radiant floor heating in the master bath, a walk-in closet that could easily transform into a home office and a health club with swimming pool.