new york city central park overlook
Source: Canva. Southern border of Central Park.
  • World's tallest residential building opens to residents in New York City
  • Includes 179 apartments and luxury amenities
  • A private club also occupies three floors, and claims to be the highest one in the world

New York is the fourth most expensive city in the world by price per square metre, and the perfect setting for another world-leading feature: world’s tallest residential building.

The 1,550 feet (ft (472m) tall building has commenced closings and was announced by Extell Development Company that residents will be moving in shortly.

new york city central park tower
Source: Medianet.

Sitting along Billionaires’ Row, the property flanks the southern end of New York City’s famous Central Park on 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan.

It occupies a site previously accommodating two buildings, demolished a decade ago to make way for the current development.

Central Park Tower also received the 2021 Award of Excellence by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) as “The Best Tall Building 400 meters and above,” and houses 179 two-to-eight bedroom residences.

inside the new york city central park tower
Source: Medianet. The new tower features an abundance of luxury amenities.

Targeted at the ultra high net worth individual, the residence’s amenities include exclusive private clubs.

The Central Park Club is a 50,000 square feet curated luxury experience that also claims the title of highest private residential club in the world, sitting on the hundredth floor of the tower.

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