250 West 81st Street has revealed the first full exterior rendering (below) of the Robert A.M. Stern-designed Upper West Side condo. Construction is approaching the halfway mark and with the teams completing one floor per week. 250 West 81st Street will rise 18-stories and features 31-luxury condos encased in a brick and limestone facade. Units will start at $3.7 million for a 2-bedroom condo and range up to $15.75 million for the 5-bedroom penthouse. 250 West 81st Street is being developed by Alchemy Properties and Carlyle Group, who purchased the site for $51 million in 2016, and have an expected sell-out of $226 million. 250 West 81st Street will feature 6,000 SF of amenities including a fitness center, golf simulator, basketball court, a rooftop terrace and a professional music studio. There will also be 11,000 SF of retail on the ground level. Construction has just recently gone vertical is expected to be completed in 2019.