Nationally acclaimed real estate development firm Extell Development Company has announced the launch of sales at the highly-anticipated Central Park Tower which will soon be the tallest residential building in the world. The tower is a stunning beacon of glass and steel, rising 1,550’ and designed by Central Park Tower was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG), a firm dedicated to the design of high-performance, energy-efficient, striking architecture on an international scale. AS+GG is currently working on the design of the next world’s tallest building, Jeddah Tower, which now under construction in Saudi Arabia. Central Park Tower is located on famed Billionaire’s Row on New York City’s West 57th Street, one of the city’s most prestigious corridors, making Central Park Tower one of the most prestigious addresses in the world. The tower will offer residents endless views, exquisite architecture, gracious layouts and an unprecedented level of service. Extell is co-developing Central Park Tower with SMI USA (SMI), the US subsidiary of Shanghai Municipal Investment, a leading infrastructural investment company responsible for the esteemed Shanghai Tower, the second tallest building in the world.
“Over a decade of planning and collaboration with the world’s most talented architects, engineers and designers has resulted in Manhattan's newest iconic structure," said Gary Barnett, Founder and President of Extell Development Company. “Central Park Tower introduces a level of design, quality and service that hasn't been seen before. This building will stand out in New York City history as the singular residential offering that redefined luxury living."
Located at 225 West 57th Street, the building’s façade distinguishes itself from its surroundings by combining elements of glass, satin-finished stainless steel, and light-catching vertical and horizontal details that accentuate the interplay of texture and light. At a height of 300 feet from the street, the tower cantilevers to the east, creating Central Park views for all north-facing residences. Residences offer extraordinary views and floor plans, including grand living and entertaining spaces that are strategically positioned in the corners of the residences to maximize multiple panoramas and citywide views. Structural elements are discreetly located between the residential units, resulting in floor-to-ceiling windows, unencumbered views and gracious layouts. The interiors are designed by Rottet Studio, marked by a distinguished level of detail and incorporating unique and custom finishes to create an unparalleled interior environment. Starting on the 32nd floor, the 179 ultra-luxury two-to-eight-bedroom residences range in size from 1,435 SF to over 17,500 SF.
“One of the greatest responsibilities of architecture is to continue to elevate experiences yet create structures that are elegant and respectful,” said Gordon Gill of Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture. “Central Park Tower was designed to take advantage of the spirit of the great city of New York and create an address worthy of its location on Billionaires Row and Central Park.”
Amenities will be located in the ultra-private Central Park Club, which will offer residents over 50,000 SF of thoroughly curated luxury amenities spread across three floors, each location providing a unique experience complemented by five-star service. The first club level, located on the 14th floor, will feature a residents’ lounge with billiards, screening and function rooms. The centerpiece of this floor will be a 15,000 SF outdoor terrace with a spectacular 60’ swimming pool, cabanas, bar, screening wall, food and beverage service, and an outdoor children’s playground. The health and wellness center on the 16th floor will include a 63’ indoor swimming pool, state-of-the art fitness center, basketball court, regulation squash court, sauna, steam and treatment rooms. The Club will also feature a space which is yet to be revealed on the 100th floor at an elevation of over 1,000’.
At the base of the building will be the new 320,000 SF, seven-story Nordstrom NYC Flagship store that represents the company’s biggest and best statement of the brand who selected Central Park Tower as the location for its largest single-project investment in its over 100-year history.
Extell Marketing Group will exclusively handle the sales and marketing for Central Park Tower, with first closings slated for late 2019.
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