A record-shattering $238 million purchase of a Manhattan penthouse at 220 Central Park South came at the hands of billionaire and Citadel hedge fund founder Ken Griffin. The sale of the 24,000 square foot apartment makes it the highest-priced home ever sold in the United States. The four-story residence is part of a 66-floor near-supertall development by Vornado Realty Trust, and has 16 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, five balconies, and a terrace facing Central Park.
New proposals for the construction of three massive residential developments have made their way to The Yonkers Industrial Development Agency in an exciting new reveal. All together, the projects could introduce 1,000 new homes in Yonkers, New York.
Located between Vanderbilt Avenue and Underhill Avenue, 280 St. Marks Avenue is a newly finished residential project in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. This 80,000 square foot condominium project is surrounded by brownstones and brick townhouses and incorporates the architecture of the neighborhood into the faceted exterior facade. It is designed by DXA studio and was developed by DNA Development. There are 31 units in total.
Full demolition permits have been filed for the four-story building at 323 East 79th Street, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Earlier this month, YIMBY reported on new construction filings for a 17-story residential building that will rise on-site. The 1930’s office and commercial building currently on the lot yields a gross 8,084 square feet.
15 Hudson Yards is a 910-foot tall structure, and the first residential skyscraper to be completed in the massive $25 billion Hudson Yards complex developed by Related Companies. With LEED Gold status, the new 88-story glass tower spans 960,000 square feet, and was designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with the Rockwell Group. Ismael Leyva Architects served as the architect of record. David Rockwell recently led an exclusive tour, showcasing the building’s 40,000 square feet of amenity spaces on its 50th and 51st floors, followed by a question and answer session with architect Elizabeth Diller.