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The terrace of #PH29 at Beckford Tower, the top uptown sale and second-highest overall (Corcoran) The terrace of #PH29 at Beckford Tower, the top uptown sale and second-highest overall (Corcoran)
Manhattan Sales:

  • From July 31 - August 6, 2022, $675,201,764 worth of transactions across 366 condo, condop, and cooperative deals were recorded
  • 152 condo sales came to an aggregate price of $437,921,305 and a median price of $1,697,500 ($1,789 per square foot)
  • Seven condop sales came to an aggregate price of $7,895,000 and a median price of $725,000
  • 207 co-op sales came to an aggregate price of $229,385,459 and a median price of $805,000

Less than two months after closings commenced at Aman New York Residences, sales are still going strong at the hotel/condo conversion of the Crown Building on Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. The top sale of the past week was for #21A, which closed for $53,385,225. Floor plans show that the 6,287-square-foot apartment has four bedrooms, five and a half baths, a library, and a screening room. Also last week, another unit in the building sold for $6,022,425.
The second-highest sale was #PH29, a penthouse near the top of Beckford Tower, which closed for $25,215,893, or 13 percent below the listing price of $29 million. The sale comes in a few short weeks after #PH30 sold for $24.33 million; #PH31 remains on the market for $18.495 million. The buyers of #PH29 were listed as Gregory Poole, a former Goldman Sachs portfolio manager and founder of Echo Street Capital Management, and Anupama Poole, a prosthodontist specializing in restorative dentistry.







Top Sales
730-Fifth-Avenue-01 Aman New York Residences, #21A (Douglas Elliman)
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301-East-80th-Street-01 Beckford Tower, #PH29 (Douglas Elliman)
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From the Listing:
Introducing Beckford Tower Penthouse 29, an extraordinary, 6,522 square-foot six-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bathroom home with an expansive, west-facing 193 square-foot private terrace and 13-foot ceilings throughout. This remarkable full-floor home seamlessly balances grand scale and proportions and truly embodies Studio Sofield’s exquisite design with a harmonious mix of classic and contemporary sensibilities. A private elevator landing opens to a gracious entry foyer featuring striking herringbone flooring with an adjoining extensive windowed gallery that guides you past a large library lounge and into the primary sleeping quarters. The foyer leads into a breathtaking corner living room showcasing a spectacular fireplace, grand windows with prime south and west views for optimal light and air, and direct access to an expansive east-facing terrace that links the living room and primary bedroom.
2 Available Listings for Sale from $8,400,000
2 Available Listings for Rent from $25,000/month

53-West-53rd-Street-01 53 West 53 (Gilles Ashford)
53-West-53rd-Street-56A 53 West 53rd, #56A (Douglas Elliman)
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From the LIsting:
Balancing grand scale living with the intimate feeling of home, Residence 56A at 53 West 53 comprises 3,825 square feet, offering three bedrooms and a windowed study, three-and-a-half bathrooms, and north- and east-facing exposures. Gracious proportions and ceilings ranging up to approximately 11 feet set the awe-inspiring stage for world-renowned designer Thierry Despont’s masterfully conceived interiors. Bespoke detailing typically reserved for privately commissioned homes abounds, while a rich yet soft palette of museum-quality finishes imbues each space with both modern glamour and timeless elegance.
19 Available Listings for Sale from $2,899,000

378-West-End-Avenue-01 378 West End Avenue, #6C (Compass)
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From the Listing:
With a gracious private entrance, accessed directly from the elevator, and views south, east and north in a floor-through layout, 6C is one of the largest 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bathroom homes in the building. The gracious arrival gallery of residence 6C leads to a wonderfully proportioned, light filled Great Room in a corner location facing south, featuring floor to ceiling windows and a large balcony overlooking a landmarked church and row of townhouses. The oversized windowed kitchen is beautifully crafted by Christopher Peacock with Wolf appliances, hand painted millwork, a custom designed vented hood and a separate discrete pantry. Recessed from the Great Room, it features pocket doors for either daily interactive moments or more formal entertainment occasions. The corner primary bedroom suite offers two separate walk-in closets of extraordinary sizes and a luxurious windowed marble bath with a freestanding soaking tub, oversized shower stall and double sink with customized vanity and medicine cabinets. All four secondary bedrooms, one with another balcony facing south, have beautiful en-suite bathrooms. A beautiful powder room as well as a laundry room with washer and dryer that is vented out round up this stunning home.
9 Available Listings for Sale from $5,975,000

160-West-12th-Street The Greenwich Lane (CityRealty)
160-West-12th-Street The Greenwich Lane, #96 (Compass)
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From the Listing:
Stunning unique home at The Greenwich Lane, featuring 11-foot beamed ceilings, private outdoor space with direct Empire State Building views, and one of the largest living rooms in the complex.

Notable Sales
520-West-28th-Street-01 520 West 28th Street, #33 (Corcoran)
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Michael Andrew Wells recently joined Athora as Group CEO, but served as CEO of Prudential plc, a British life insurance and financial services firm, from 2015 to earlier in 2022. His Wikipedia page notes that he owns a cattle ranch in Tennessee, and he has just added an apartment in the Zaha Hadid-designed 520 West 28th Street to his portfolio.

From the Listing:
Grand and loft-like, this generously-scaled home measures 2927 square feet interior and 198 square feet exterior. The extraordinary 650 square foot Great Room boasts lovely southeast views of the Chelsea skyline, the High Line, and the verdant new sculpture garden – with a perfect balcony to soak it all in. The separate kitchen by Boffi with Gaggenau appliances opens onto a gracious family room to offer an ideal informal living space. A luxurious primary suite with dual walk-in closets plus two additional bedrooms with en-suite baths, wet bar, utility room, powder room, and overscaled art walls perfect this remarkable home.
3 Available Listings for Sale from $3,995,000

100-Barclay-Street-01 One Hundred Barclay Tribeca, #15B (Corcoran)
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2022 has been an exciting year for Convene: After Hudson Bay Companies acquired a majority stake in the hospitality company, they took over operations of the Saksworks coworking spaces at Saks Fifth Avenue. Amidst all this, co-founder and CEO Ryan Simonetti and his wife, Lisa Paterson, bought an apartment at an iconic Tribeca building.

From the Listing:
Residence 15B is a 3-bedroom/3.5-bath, loft spanning 2,446 square feet. Beautiful 7-foot casement windows, 10 foot high ceilings, and 4-inch white oak floors create ample proportions with generous light and air. The entry foyer opens to an expansive great room with northern and western exposures, and views of the Hudson River and city skyline to the north, including the empire state building. The adjacent open kitchen features custom cabinetry and hardware with Calacatta Gold marble countertops and backsplash, including an island with seating for five, and is fully equipped with state-of-the-art appliances by Sub-Zero, Wolf and Miele, as well as a garbage disposal and vented rang hood. Beyond the eat-in kitchen is a versatile windowed den that could be used as a home office or media area.
11 Available Listings for Sale from $2,750,000
6 Available Listings for Rent from $12,000/month

115-East-67th-Street-01 Millan House, #10B (Brown Harris Stevens)
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115-East-67th-Street
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Bob Vila is well known for the single-family houses he renovated during his decades on This Old House, but he owned a number of Manhattan apartments off-screen. He recently sold an Upper East Side apartment, and Crain's New York Business notes that he has also owned in Midtown, Tribeca, and NoMad. While his Millan House apartment sold for slightly under the asking price, it is nevertheless above the $2,452,500 he paid for it in 2012.

From the Listing:
Truly pristine, triple mint, move-in condition! Nearly 50 feet of spectacular panoramic south views of the mid-town skyline from three major rooms! Sun-flooded all day. Well-proportioned 30′×15′ living room with wood-burning fireplace, has pure white original marble mantle. Superb over-sized primary bedroom, with two new en suite baths. Well-appointed library, fine prewar detail throughout. Dining room, breakfast room, fourth bedroom with new bath all overlook the garden. Third bedroom has excellent original Art Deco bath and western sunlight. Beautifully designed, enormous new kitchen, with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, plenty of counters, convenient wet bar, wine refrigerator, washer/dryer.
1 Available Listing for Sale for $3,295,000

103-East-75th-Street-01 103 East 75th Street, #6/7RE (Sotheby's International Realty)
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Independent record label Mexican Summer is based out of Brooklyn and has worked with such artists as Cate Le Bon, Jessica Pratt, L'Rain, and Swedish rock band Dungen. Co-founder Keith Abrahamssonand his wife, stylist Kate Young used to live in Brooklyn too, but they just bought a classic prewar apartment on the Upper East Side.

From the Listing:
This beautiful prewar three bedroom, two and a half bath duplex apartment has a wonderful house-like feel right off of Park Avenue. A classic 7-into-6 room layout starts in the lovely foyer that enters to a gracious and oversized combination living/dining room. Adorned with with herringbone floors and a wall of windows to the north overlooking charming townhouses, there is abundant sunlight and high ceilings. Attractive custom built-ins and an architecturally striking staircase complete this wonderful, airy and sophisticated room. A tastefully renovated eat-in-kitchen has a well-placed island, extensive storage, Carrera marble countertops and top-of-the-line appliances including a new Wolf range and oven, Sub Zero refrigerator, wine refrigerator and Miele dishwasher. Off of the kitchen, and separated by a pocket door, is a well-appointed office and beautifully renovated half bath in the space that was formerly the staff room.

1-Gracie-Terrace-01 1 Gracie Terrace (CityRealty)
1-Gracie-Terrace 1 Gracie Terrace, #14FK (Corcoran)
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Old Masters art dealer Otto Naumann has brought his art expertise to both Sotheby's International and the gallery he opened in 1982. He has lived on the Upper East Side for much of his career, but he and wife Heidi Shafranek just sold their Yorkville apartment to academic couple Andrew Wolfe and Melinda Diver, a pair of assistant professors (Hunter College for him, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for her). Flat-screen TVs mounted on the walls in principal rooms were included in the sale, but the previous owners' art collection does not seem to have been.

From the Listing:
This is a truly spectacular home that has been renovated to perfection. Located in one of East End Avenue’s most sought after buildings, this 3-bed, 3-bath home is approximately 2,200 square feet inside with an additional 1,250 square feet of outdoor space making this a terrace lovers dream. Every possible upgrade has been added here including a Mitsubishi central a/c system, strip oak flooring in every room, a Sonos sound system, custom built-in cabinetry, coffered ceilings in the living/dining rooms and a fully equipped laundry room with a sink. The chef's kitchen with the open adjacent dining area features top-of-the-line appliances, two dishwashers, custom wood cabinetry, granite counters, a large walk-in pantry and a hood exhaust that vents out. There are also French doors off the dining area that provides easy access to the terrace for entertaining.
3 Available Listings for Sale from $820,000

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