Today, the Pierre penthouse—what may well be the most lavish penthouse in all of New York—officially hit the market for $125 million—which is definitely the most lavish asking price in all of New York. It is also a full $55 million more than the penthouse was asking (and not getting) in 2007. But it’s art, you see.
“Because this is a one-of-a-kind penthouse, it was hard to set a price because nothing really compares. I think of it, and I believe the buyer will see it, as a work of art,” Sotheby’s broker Elizabeth Lee Sample told The New York Times, which reported the listing this morning.
During his life, king contractor Robert V. Tishman played a role in many of Manhattan’s biggest construction projects and real estate deals, including the construction of of both World Trade Centers.
Among the less-impressive pieces of real estate that Tishman, who died in 2010 at age 94, had in his real estate portfolio was a pleasant, if largely unexceptional two-bedroom co-op in the Pierre. It has been sold by his estate for $3.82 million.
Everybody loves an apartment with a good view. We’ve seen ones with Hudson River views, ones with Riverside Park views and ones with enormous night sky views. But what about one with views of Central Park? From every freakin’ room?
Well, that’s what this Warburg Realty listing is Read More