Two duplex apartments at the One57 condo tower have sold for more than $90 million each -- a staggering number even in Manhattan’s super-luxe market.
One57, just steps from New York’s Carnegie Hall, is not only crazy expensive, it’s super-tall for a residential building.
Designed by Paris architect Christian de Portzamparc, the tower rises to 1,000 feet, with panoramas of Central Park and midtown Manhattan.
The new building is one of perhaps a dozen needle-thin towers planned for New York. Carol Willis, the founder of Manhattan’s Skyscraper Museum, calls them “a new type in the history of the skyscraper.”
Super-slims are unique to Manhattan. “The economy of land values drives what can be built,” Willis said.
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