The $17 million condo has no shortage of 'money shots'.
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The Key to Excess: A Ritz Carlton Penthouse Baits Extravagant Offshore Buyers

At street level outside the Ritz Carlton Residences at 10 Little West Street, which overlook Battery Park, chill Hudson River breezes carry the shriek of doormen’s cab whistles and the tense colloquy of chauffeurs hustling curb space. On a sunny afternoon last week, the scene suggested a VIP arrival gate under siege: accented men with corded earpieces, a column of dark-windowed Mercedes, an air of urgency. A slim, tanned young man exiting the building for a smoke in jeans and velvet, skull-embroidered loafers appraised the activity with a spacey expression. And indeed, from on high, at an open house for a duplex penthouse listed last month with Ryan Serhant and Kaptan Unugur of Nestseekers for $17 million, the chaos below seemed to belong to another country.

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