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The Cortland, #11BW, the past week's top sale (Core Group NYC) The Cortland, #11BW, the past week's top sale (Core Group NYC)
The past week showed a strong taste for modern homes with historic influences. The top sale was a massive three-bedroom at The Cortland with three bedrooms, three and a half baths, and a massive private terrace. It closed for $17,863,125, or just over the last listing price of $17,500,000. It was trailed closely by #12W at 109 East 79th Street, which sold for $17,304,963. Two stories up, another unit in the building closed for $12,963,525.
15-West-81st-Street-01 15 West 81st Street, #12AB (Douglas Elliman)
The top co-op sale and fifth-highest overall took place at the Emery Roth-designed 15 West 81st Street, where #12AB closed for $10,500,000. Public records list the seller as acclaimed journalist/author/film producer Clara Bingham. The buyers are Charles Bendit, co-CEO of Taconic Investment Properties, and his wife, Karyn Bendit.

Top Sales
555-West-22nd-Street-01 The Cortland, #11BW (Core Group NYC)
West Chelsea condos
Chelsea condos
NYC condos
From the Listing:
Residence 11BW is 2,938 square feet with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. The 3,510-square-foot private terrace has an outdoor kitchen and unobstructed views of the Hudson River facing west and city skyline facing north. The expansive, open-plan living and dining areas feature unobstructed views of the Hudson River, a 29-foot corner great room, family room, kitchen with a custom Olson Kundig-designed Jackbox and walk-in pantry, warm wood flooring, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The primary bedroom suite offers a fireplace and double walk-in closets.
18 Available Listings for Sale from $1,750,000
4 Available Listings for Rent for $8,500/month

109-East-79th-Street-01 109 East 79th Street, #12W (The Corcoran Group)
Carnegie Hill condos
Upper East Side condos
NYC condos
From the Listing:
Graciously proportioned and strikingly designed by Steven Harris Architects, Residence 12 West is a 4,140-square-foot half-floor residence with north, south, and east exposures, and the architect’s signature attention to detail infused throughout. Offering five bedrooms, a formal dining room, five ensuite baths, a powder room, and a laundry room, this home features 10’ ceilings in all primary rooms and a 17’6” ceiling in the living room. Elegant architectural details and materials throughout include expansive casement-style windows in a white bronze finish, 4” wide plank rift and quarter sawn American white oak flooring set in a chevron pattern in all living areas, recessed panel stile and rail doors with burnished nickel Nanz hardware, and custom plaster cornices in all primary rooms, hallways, vestibules, primary bathrooms, and powder rooms.
2 Available Listings for Sale from $4,950,000

109-East-79th-Street-02 109 East 79th Street, #14W (The Corcoran Group)
Upper East Side condos
Carnegie Hill condos
NYC condos
From the Listing:
Residence 14 West is a gracious 3,492-square-foot half-floor residence with custom design by Steven Harris Architects. Featuring four bedrooms, four ensuite bathrooms, and a powder room, this home offers 10’0" ceilings and north, south, and east exposures. Through a private and keyed entry vestibule finished with St. Clair marble flooring and wire brushed rift cut European white oak wall paneling with integrated closets, residents are greeted by a steel and tempered art glass entry door leading into a stately entry gallery. The entry gallery leads to the expansive 37’0" x 16’6" living and dining room, featuring three south-facing large-scale casement-style bay windows offering views along East 79th Street and Park Avenue. The kitchen, custom designed by Steven Harris Architects, is outfitted in hand-painted custom Italian cabinetry with polished nickel trim, honed Imperial Danby marble slab countertops and backsplashes, and a custom stainless steel island with a Nordic Gray marble slab countertop.
2 Available Listings for Sale from $4,950,000

65-West-13th-Street-01 The Greenwich, #10B/C (Core Group NYC)
Greenwich Village condos
NYC condos
65 West 13th Street
From the Listing:
An art lover’s dream, this stunning 4,535-square-foot, four-bedroom, corner unit loft boasts soaring 12-foot ceilings, an abundance of natural light, and sweeping views to the north and west in Greenwich Village’s premier pre-war condominium. Masterfully renovated and designed by Workshop/APD, this fashionable residence was transformed from the ground up with a unique mix of materials, textures, and the highest quality of design. Each subtle, sophisticated space is thoughtfully designed as the perfect canvas for an art collection. Upon entering, you are welcomed into this sun-drenched home through a proper foyer that extends to the heart of the home.
2 Available Listings for Sale from $5,295,000

15-West-81st-Street-01 15 West 81st Street, #12AB (Douglas Elliman)
Central Park West co-ops
Upper West Side co-ops
NYC co-ops
From the Listing:
Come see this breath-taking five to six bedroom apartment with Southern views over the Natural History Museum and Central Park. Sun-drenched and super rare, this prewar home is perfectly situated on the finest Upper Westside block and rests near the top of one of Emory Roth’s finest pieces of architecture. Equally well-suited to grand entertaining and exceptional private life, this apartment is a seamless combination providing approximately 5,000 square feet of living space on a single floor.

Two grandly-proportioned side by side living rooms provide the home with copious living space and a modern, lofty feel. The entertaining space flows through a grand gallery to one of the West Side’s largest kitchens and a full-sized dining room. There are two separate bedroom wings. Each bedroom wing features an over-sized primary bedroom with an expansive dressing area and ensuite bath. The east bedroom wing has a primary bedroom with an adjacent office/bedroom and an additional generous bedroom. The west bedroom wing boasts a primary bedroom and bath as well as a second, generous bedroom.
7 Available Listings for Sale from $1,095,000

Notable Sales

Rachel Zabar — Sold for $3,150,000

19-Bond-Street-01 19 Bond Street (CityRealty)
Noho condos 19 Bond Street, #4A (Compass)
Noho lofts
NYC condos
Zabar's is a New York City institution, but founder Saul Zabar's granddaughter, Rachel Zabar, has put down roots in Los Angeles with her eponymous vintage clothing boutique. She has been renting out her downtown loft before putting it on the market, and The Real Deal identified the buyer as Sharone Ben-Harosh, founder of FlatRate Moving.

From the Listing:
New to market is a true corner condominium loft - situated in one of the rare corner buildings on Bond Street: a two-block cobblestoned New York treasure in the heart of Noho. Enter into this fully renovated home - where the view is framed by 12-foot-high ceilings, enormous double-hung windows set against the backdrop an original exposed brick wall at the north side of the unit - filling the space with incredible light both from the north and sliding glass door facing west. Prewar details blend seamlessly with modern amenities.

Chris Mullin — Bought for $525,000

315-East-56th-Street-01 315 East 56th Street, #6A (Reuveni LLC)
Midtown west co-ops
NYC co-ops
Over the course of his celebrated basketball career, Chris Mullin has played for "The Dream Team" (1992 United States men's Olympic gold-winning basketball), the Golden State Warriors, and the Indiana Pacers. He has since become a NBA analyst and, according to The Real Deal, picked up a pied-a-terre in Midtown East.

From the Listing:
6A is an inviting, spacious, south-facing, one-bedroom with lots of light and amazing street views. It offers hardwood floors, a huge living room, lots of storage space, and a raised dining area. This lovely co-op is an elevator building with a live-in super and a common laundry room. The location allows easy access to all that Midtown Manhattan has to offer. There is a plethora of trendy restaurants, cafes, and shops, and Trader Joe’s and Whole foods Market are just a short and pleasant walk away. The building is also a few blocks from the E & M trains as well as many local buses.
4 Available Listings for Sale from $400,000

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