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Reaching for the sky: How NYC’s priciest newly-built condos stack up

LLNYC compares the apartments' price per square foot, amenities and layouts

March 14, 2016 02:55PM
By Liz Lucking


The penthouse at 100 East 53rd Street

From Luxury Listings NYCAcross Manhattan, new developments are changing the skyline, and increasingly, the towers springing up are more impressive in every way: The glittering and ultra-exclusive condominium buildings are being built bigger, fancier and more expensive than ever.

Demand for these luxury buildings has been picking up pace over the past decade with the development of the Time Warner Center, 515 Park and 15 Central Park West, said Douglas Elliman broker Eva Penson. Today’s new buildings, including 50 United Nations Plaza, 100 East 53rd Street and 520 West 28th Street, which have been designed by big-name architects like Robert A.M. Stern, Norman Foster and Zaha Hadid, offer the best amenities, the fanciest finishes and kitchens and bathrooms fitted with the latest appliances, in an extravagant display of one-upmanship. [more]