53W53 has released new renderings of both the Jean Nouvel-designed exterior and Theirry Despont-designed interiors as construction has reached the 58th floor. 53W53 features 145 residences which range in size from 1-to-5 bedrooms, including full floor homes and duplex penthouses with private elevators. Units are priced between $3.17 million and $50.0 million. The tower's interiors will be designed by interior architect Theirry Despont, known for his mastery of exceptional private residences and some of the most luxurious hotels in the world. The Despont-designed interiors will include luxurious features such as statuary marble countertops and backlit backsplashes, heated Verona limestone slab floors in the bathrooms, and Noir St. Laurent marble, Peruvian golden travertine walls and 4-inch solid American Oak floors. Amenities include a 17,000 SF full-floor Wellness Center will include 2 large vertical gardens, designed by French botanist Patrick Blanc, which frame a 65' swimming pool; fitness center, private training area, sauna, steam rooms, golf simulator and squash court, all operated by The Wright Fit; a library, theater, children’s playroom, private storage, and temperature controlled wine vaults available for purchase. Floors 46 and 47 feature a double-height lounge with sweeping views and a separate, private formal dining room overlooking Central Park.
53W53 is being developed by Hines, Goldman Sachs Group, Pontiac Land Group and rises above The Museum of Modern Art at 53 West 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. The Museum of Modern Art will have three new gallery levels within the base of 53W53 on floors 2, 4 and 5. Owners in 53W53 will receive title to a special Benefactor W53 MoMA membership, affording many substantial museum benefits and privileges. Hines aims to delivery 53W53 in early 2019.