The billionaire order – as it is called 57th Street in Manhattan in Midtown – has just been crowned New King.
The highest tower of the section is officially 217 W. 57th St., called Central Park Tower.
A ceremony Tuesday morning in the 107th floor duplex concrete enclosure emerged from the top of a 131-story, 1550-foot condo building.
"This is now the tallest apartment building in the world," says Gary Barnett, president of Extell, who co-developed the supertal with Shanghai Municipal Investment. "This will be the best building in the city of New York."
179 two- and eight-bedroom apartments, which went on sale last fall and start on the 32nd floor, starting at $ 6.9 million. The most expensive unit at the moment is five bedrooms on the 1
Central Park Tower will be completed in 2020, when the first
"has a spectacular view of Central Park that everyone wants and wants," Barnett says. "Nobody is blocking our views. The views are really epic. "
The species are truly panoramic – spanning the Empire State Building, the World Trade Center and the Hudson Yards to the south, the Hudson River, the George Washington Bridge and New Jersey to the west, and John F. Kennedy Airport and Lagoon Airports.
The apartments, which range in size from 1435 square feet to more than 17,500 square feet, are designed by Rottet Studio.
Residents will have access to what Extell calls "one of the most exclusive private clubs in the world. "The club, called Central Park, will consist of 50,000 square feet of residents-only amenities, including an outdoor terrace with a swimming pool, a wellness center with an indoor pool and a ballroom and cigars on the 100th floor.
Barnet overhears Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill as architects after seeing a photo of a Burj Khalifa building in Dubai in flight, which they also designed, Barnett said on Tuesday. The glass and steel facade cantilever walls of the Central Park Tower 300 feet above the street that overlook Central Park to apartments facing north.
Seven floors at the heart of the Central Park Tower will house the first Nordstrom store in New York, which will open on October 24
Currently, the tallest residential building in New York (and in the world) is 432 Park Ave., which is 1,396 feet high – 154 feet shy of the height of Central Park Tower.
World One in Mumbai, India, will cost 432 parks when completed, with a planned height of 1,450 feet. The central park tower will also surpass this one.
"We started this project about 15 years ago with the installation," on the ground, says Barnet. "It's been a long road."