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 seven homes for the taking nestled in some of the city’s most storied (pun intended) buildings. You’ll no longer be gazing out at the city skyline — you’ll be defining it.
Via 57 West (6 images)
Via 57 West
The building: Essentially NYC’s Great Pyramid, courtesy of the famed Bjarke Ingels.
The basics: 3 bedroom, 3 baths
Notable features: Western and southern exposure, two private terraces, a 22,000-square-foot exclusive courtyard, poker room, golf simulator with putting green and out-of-control river views.
American Cooper Building (6 images)
American Cooper Building
The building: The skybridge building from SHoP Architects may look like a simple pedestrian overpass, but those three glass stories between building hold a pool with private terraces and a residents’ lounge.
The basics: 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, penthouse
Notable features: Floor-to-ceiling windows, double-height fitness rooms complete with climbing wall, private locker rooms, a rooftop pool with outdoor showers, sky bar and lounge, and an underground speakeasy.
520 West 28th Street (6 images)
520 West 28th Street
The building: The late Zaha Hadid’s Pritzker Prize-awarded, High Line-adjacent domestic masterpiece.
The basics: 5 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 4,220 sq-ft
Notable features: Designed inside and out by the Dame herself, a key-locked elevator opens to a curated art gallery, the city’s first private IMAX theater, a 75-foot saline pool, steam room, whirlpool and automated robotic parking.
56 Leonard (6 images)
The building: That Jenga building in Tribeca from Herzog & de Meuron.
The basics: 8 bedrooms, 9 baths, 11,892 square feet, penthouse
Notable features: One home combining the 53rd and 54th floors, with multiple expansive terraces, a hot tub, two wood-burning fireplaces and a 75-foot pool on-site.
One Madison (6 images)
The building: At the nexus of the Flatiron, Chelsea, Gramercy and Nomad, it’s the updown-meets-downtown conversation piece from CetraRuddy.
The basics: 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 3,310 square feet
Notable features: An unobstructed 360-degree view of the Manhattan skyline, a private, a butler-staffed catering kitchen on site, plus a yoga room, pool, indoor spa and screening room.
Time Warner Center (7 images)
Time Warner Center
The building: The super-luxe build from Skidmore Owings & Merrill with a little something called Per Se on its fourth floor.
The basics: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,283 square feet
Notable features: Western exposure with Hudson River views, a screening room on-site with landscaped sundeck and a garage. The apartment’s true claim to fame, though, is its previous tenant: the late, great Anthony Bourdain.