One of Brian’s Favorite Quotes
All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea -- whether it is to sail or to watch it -- we are going back from whence we came.”
— John F. Kennedy (1917–1963)
Speech given at Newport at the dinner before the America’s Cup Races, September 1962
Inside One57, Where New York’s Most Expensive Penthouse Just Sold For A Record-Breaking $100 Million
Evan Joseph/Extell DevelopmentNew York Real estate is soaring, and there’s no better example than One57.
One of its penthouses has officially closed for $100.5 million, making it the most expensive apartment ever sold in NYC and the first to surpass $100 million.
Located on the 89th and 90th floors of the 1,004-foot-tall residence, the penthouse has 11,000 square feet, six bedrooms, a steam room, a library, and an indoor movie theater.
Residents will also have access to the Park Hyatt hotel amenities — which makes up
And though $100 million may seem like a lot, New York’s pricient penthouse will most likely prove to be a savvy investment as more expensive homes continue to hit the market. Already, a tower on 520 Park Avenue has a penthouse on the market for $130 million, and prices are only expected to climb.
The buyer of the mega-property remains a mystery, as do many of the owners in One57. Of the 26 units sold so far, over half of those are owned by LLCs and trusts to maintain the owners’ privacy.