The Real Deal New York

Climbing One57

Extell allows only some lucky buyers to scale its Midtown tower to check out the famed views

October 09, 2012 10:00AM
By Andrea De Marco and Lisa Desai

From the October issue:

Brokers Nikki Field and Kevin Brown of Sotheby’s International Realty at the construction site at One57

Extell Development’s new luxury condo tower, One57, has already done some $1 billion in sales, and most of its überwealthy buyers have had to envision their new apartments from floor plans and renderings.

But a few lucky buyers — and their brokers — have had the chance to visit the building’s construction site, sampling the views from the top floors of the 1,000-foot-high glass tower, which will be the tallest residential skyscraper in Manhattan when it’s completed in 2013. [more]