One57, the record-breaking 90-story tower designed by Christian de Portzamparc that started Billionaire's Row, has just unveiled 61B, its latest uber-luxe sky-high residence. 61B was designed by celebrated design firm Jeffrey Beers International and he unit is available for purchase complete with furniture for $29 million. The buyer will be the firs to live in the residence which is one of the last remaining sponsor units and no board approval is required. 61B is spread over 3-bedroom, 3.5 bathrooms and 4,193 Sf. The design of the residence pays nods to both Jeffrey Beers time at art school for architecture as well as his affinity for glass blowing. His signature bookshelves take on a gracious shape eloquently separating spaces. The design is described as "modern elegance with American sensibility.” The residence features front-and-center views of Central Park to the north and gorgeous cityscape views to the East and South. The Living and Dining areas are ideal for large scale entertaining with gallery quality wall space for the most discerning art collectors. The living room also features a specially-commissioned art piece is on a movable track to reveal a large screen television hidden behind it. There is also a masterfully designed chefs kitchen with large breakfast room and hand-crafted, hand-painted white walnut cabinetry by Smallbone of Devizes, and equipped with the finest appliances. The Master Bedroom Suite spans over 1,000 SF, encompassing the entire Eastern side of the apartment with breathtaking views of Central Park. It features two walk-in closets, a marble Spa-Bath with a Thomas Juul-Hansen custom designed vanity, Dornbracht and Graff fixtures, Waterworks soaking tub, glass steam shower and separately enclosed Duravit toilet and bidet. The private West Wing of the home offers two additional Bedrooms each with their own marble bath, a powder room for guests, large laundry room and a service entrance. A state-of-the-art, multi-zone climate control system, permits year round heating and cooling in each room. Additional furnishings and fixtures include custom millwork throughout by Elephants Custom Furniture, handmade slipper chairs Elliot Eakin, Minotti Sofas, Kagan Sofa with John Pomp side table, Jiun Ho Bench's, Doris Leslie Blau area rug in the grand living room, and Crosby Street Studios area rugs in bedrooms. 157 West 57th St. #61B is currently listed for $29 million.
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