Wraparound terraces that add nearly 3,000 square feet to the imposing property surround every level. The magnificent hexagonal dome that crowns the residence allows glorious views through 135 large windows. The penthouse is valued at a price that surpasses the $100 million mark. More spectacular residences for sale.
Another of the most coveted penthouses-and perhaps the most luxurious-in the city of skyscrapers is located at the emblematic Pierre Hotel on East 61st Street in Manhattan. Occupying floors 41 to 43, this triplex offers unparalleled 360-degree views of Central Park.
The elegant home of almost 12,000 square feet is unmatched in New York City. It boasts 16 magnificent rooms, including five master bedrooms, guest suites and an extremely lavish living room, which includes the former ballroom of The Pierre Hotel. The different levels are connected through a black marble staircase and a private elevator.
The high ceilings and natural light complement the soft shades of ivory and the gray of the walls, delineated in coral or blue. Hardwoods and leather, silk and brocade upholstery create a warm ensemble of stately elegance over the hand-woven rugs.
Weill Residence.Also in Manhattan, at 15 Central Park West, we found another spectacular triplex: the Weill residence, with 6,700 square feet decorated and furnished with the utmost distinction, luxury and good taste. Its marble floors contrast with hardwoods such as Brazilian rosewood and English oak, and the large windows offer beautiful panoramic views of Central Park.
The apartment has 10 rooms and a 2,000 square-foot wraparound terrace that brings in the light and a fresh, cooling and relaxing breeze. Denzel Washington, Sting and various other actors and personalities from the business world have also chosen this elegant building as their primary residence. A Russian billionaire bought this amazing property for his beloved daughter, a student in New York, for the sum of $88 million. ■