A new duplex penthouse 1,050 feet above street level is about to hit the market 53W5353 w. 53rd St., for $63.81 million —and the buyer can tack on an additional $2.5 million for furnishings and more than $4 million for artwork.
The city’s newest jewel box in the sky next to the Museum of Modern Art, debuting As in the ELLE DECOR Skypad designed by Fox-Nahem.
The entire 76th and 77th floors of the building have palatial excavations. Built on 7,973 square feet, this luxurious residence has four bedrooms and 3½ bathrooms. Details include a living room with 22-foot ceilings and views of Central Park.
Elle Décor’s A-list designer Joe Nahem of Fox-Nahem Associates creates the penthouse interiors using an artful mix of emerging artisans and established high-end brands. “We are very proud of the result of this collaboration: an apartment that is as elegant and artistic as it is playful and livable,” said Assad Sirket, editor-in-chief of the magazine.
The living room is anchored by an 11-foot-wide, limestone-topped gas fireplace and seats opposite a wall installation by Vladimir Kagan for Holly Hunt by ceramist Peter Lane and sculptural plaster floor lamps by Ralph Pucci’s John Koga.
A windowed chef’s kitchen, a formal corner dining room with views of the park — along with a custom dining table and a media room by Patrick Naggar, a John Koga pendant light and an art installation by Studio Hoon Kim.
The main bedroom, larger than most apartments, is 1,300 square feet and decked out in textured layers of monochromatic creams, while a custom-made, walk-in closet by Scavolini features a Saint-Louis chandelier, an Alfonso Marina bench and a Mansour It is antique. Rug — Fabrics and accessories by Christian Siriano and a spa bath with radiant heat floors.
Guest rooms feature playful details such as ceramic nightstands and anemone-shaped alpaca-fleece lounge chairs. There is also a lounge with a custom bar and views of the downtown skyline and water.
The building was developed by Singapore-based Pontiac Land Group and Hines, with interiors by starchitect Thierry Despont, who planned the restoration of the Statue of Liberty.
But this is not the only expensive sky palace in the building. an additional duplex penthouse is on the market For $64.7 million, listed by an army of Douglas Elliman brokers: Shari Scharfer-Rollins, Jade Chan, Frances Katzen, Renée Micheli, Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes.
Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel designed the 82-story tower in 2019. Features include hot new Asian restaurant, 53From the James Beard Award-winning hospitality company Altamarea Group of Maria fame.
There are also residential perks like a gym, a pool, a movie theater and MoMA membership on-site.