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Living at the Top: High-Floor Listings in NYC’s Tallest Condo Buildings From Future New York

December 20, 2018 / Nadia

In this rundown, we compiled the tallest condo or co-op building in some of New York’s best-known neighborhoods. For each neighborhood tallest, we spotlight the highest available apartment in each of the respective buildings. Unsurprisingly, these apartments in the stratosphere have prices to match that put them among the most expensive in the city. From Downtown Brooklyn to Harlem and in between, all apartments feature multiple exposures and panoramic views.

Harlem: 5th on the Park, 1485 Fifth Avenue

310 feet | 28 stories | Design by FXCollaborative
↓ #27/28A | 3 beds, 3 baths | 2,436 ft2 | $2,900,000

This sprawling duplex residence in Harlem’s tallest building is filled with spectacular views from sunrise to sunset, owing to north, east, and west exposures. The grand living room offers high ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and seamless flow into the chef’s kitchen. The oversized master suite has excellent closet space and en-suite bath with a soaking tub and a steam shower. See full details here.

Greenwich Village: 1 Fifth Avenue

353 feet | 27 stories | Design by Helmle & Corbett
↓ #16/17H | 2 beds, 2.5 baths | $4,250,000

High-rises are few and far between in Greenwich Village, and nothing has come along to outrank 1 Fifth Avenue in height and grandeur. This one-of-a-kind co-op has dramatic views over Washington Square Park and Lower Manhattan. French doors lead to a south-facing terrace to better enjoy them. See full details here.

West Chelsea: The XI, 76 Eleventh Avenue

402 feet | 36 stories | Design by Bjarke Ingels Group
↓ #PH32A | 5 beds, 5 baths | 5,663 ft2 | $28,000,000

The tallest tower in The XI, the latest architectural masterpiece to go up in West Chelsea, is also the tallest tower in the neighborhood. This masterfully designed penthouse is filled with Hudson River and skyline views. A gracious dining area provides excellent light and access to a south-facing loggia with sliding folding panels. See full details here.


SoHo – Hudson Square The Dominick, 246 Spring Street

484 feet | 46 stories | Design by Handel Architects
↓ #4105 | 1 bed, 1 bath | 732 ft2 | $1,610,000

Corner apartment in Soho’s tallest building features Fendi Casa furnishings and design, floor-to-ceiling windows, and unrivaled skyline views. The marble bath boasts a deep soaking tub, glass-enclosed walk-in shower with rain head, and custom vanity. Residents have access to the hotel’s restaurants and amenities. See full details here.


Chelsea: Chelsea Stratus, 101 West 24th Street

491 feet | 40 stories | Design by SLCE Architects
↓ #PH2A | 2 beds, 2.5 baths | 1,570 ft2 | $3,850,000

This home at the top of Chelsea’s tallest tower has floor-to-ceiling windows looking out on views spanning from the Empire State Building to New Jersey across the Hudson River. The open chef’s dream kitchen flows seamlessly into the living and dining room. Both bedrooms are private, well-proportioned, and filled with some of the city’s most iconic views. See full details here.


Downtown Brooklyn: Brooklyn Point, 1 City Point

696 feet | 68 stories | Design by Kohn Pedersen Fox
↓ #PHD | 3 beds, 3 baths | 1,455 ft2 | $3,928,545

This 68th-floor penthouse is the highest apartment ever built in Brooklyn. Features include interiors by AD100 designer Katherine Newman, northeastern exposures, and oversized windows that fill the home with amazing light and views of the Manhattan skyline and Fort Greene Park. The custom eat-in kitchen features top-of-the-line appliances, cerused oak cabinetry, and white quartz slab countertops. See full details here.


Flatiron-Union Square-Gramercy: Madison Square Park Tower, 45 East 22nd Street

777 feet | 58 stories | Design by Kohn Pedersen Fox
↓ #56FL | 4 beds, 4.5 baths | 4,655 ft2 | $15,995,000

Spanning the entire 56th floor of the tallest building in Flatiron/Union Square, this apartment features 10′ loft ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and 360-degree views of the best of Manhattan. All bedrooms have bespoke en suite baths, and the master suite also has two walk-in closets. Residents have access to amenities that include a fitness center, basketball court, half-floor living room with a demonstration kitchen, and landscaped terrace with outdoor grill. See full details here.


The Upper East Side: 520 Park Avenue

781 feet | 54 stories | Design by Robert A.M. Stern
↓ #31 | 4 beds, 5 baths | 4,628 ft2 | $31,000,000

Located in the tallest building on the Upper East Side, this extraordinary simplex offers expansive city and Central Park views from every room. The living room, dining room, library, and custom kitchen flow seamlessly into one another for amazing entertaining space. The master suite has two windowed baths and room for a sitting area. See full details here.


Lower East Side – Chinatown: One Manhattan Square, 252 South Street

847 feet | 80 stories | Design by Adamson Associates Architects
↓ #62A | 3 beds, 3 baths | 1,667 ft2 | $4,436,000

With its towering height, masterfully designed apartments, and seemingly endless amenity package, One Manhattan Square is by far the tallest and most luxurious building in the Lower East Side-Chinatown-Two Bridges area. This 62nd-floor residence features 360-degree views, warm and modern interiors, premium finishes, a Miele appliance package in the kitchen, and a spa-like marble master bath. See full details here.


The Financial District: 125 Greenwich Street

912 feet | 88 stories | Design by Rafael Vinoly
↓ #79D | 3 beds, 3.5 baths | 1,932 ft2 | $6,975,000

Come 2019, 125 Greenwich Street will be the tallest building in the Financial District. This 79th floor corner residence features curved floor-to-ceiling windows, white oak plank flooring, and custom kitchen with marble countertops and Miele appliance suite. The master suite has northern exposure, an enormous walk-in closet, and Calacatta marble bath with radiant heated floors. See full details here.


TriBeCa: The Four Seasons Private Residences, 30 Park Place

926 feet | 82 stories | Design by Robert A.M. Stern Architects
↓ #PH82 | 3 beds, 4.5 baths | 4,538 ft2 | $30,000,000

This one-of-a-kind, 82nd floor home in Tribeca’s highest building is also home to the city’s highest outdoor space: The formal dining room, sunlit library, and master suite open up to magnificent terraces overlooking continuous north, east, and west views. Interior features include a grand hall, soaring 12′ ceilings, advanced prewiring for in-home technology, gas-burning fireplace, and generous closet space. See full details here.


Midtown East: 432 Park Avenue

1,369 feet | 96 stories | Design by Rafael Vinoly
↓ #PH95 | 6 beds, 8 baths | 8,255 ft2 | $82,000,000

This spectacular, full-floor Midtown East penthouse with panoramic views is the highest move-in ready apartment available in the city. An elegant entry gallery leads to an expansive corner living room and library with wood-burning fireplace. The corner dining room flows seamlessly into the windowed eat-in kitchen, which is equipped with a full Miele appliance suite, a wine cooler, center island, marble floors and countertops, and pantry. See full details here.


Midtown West: 111 West 57th Street

1,421 feet | 82 stories | Design by SHoP Architects
↓ #PH72 | 4 beds, 5.5 baths | 7,128 ft2 | $56,000,000


Listings at Central Park Tower are still under wraps, which makes 111 West 57th Street home to the highest apartments in Midtown West. The ground floor of this duplex penthouse has a formal hall leading to a grand living space with Central Park views. Upstairs, the lavish master suite has a sitting room, wet bar, two dressing rooms, a walk-in closet, and a white onyx bath. Both levels are connected by a graceful oval staircase. See full details here.
Original post: CityRealty

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