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The Beresford, #19D/20D (Sotheby's International Realty) The Beresford, #19D/20D (Sotheby's International Realty)
The third full week of June 2024 was an abbreviated business week owing to the Juneteenth federal holiday falling on Wednesday. However, June 17-23, 2024 saw slightly more Manhattan contracts being signed than on the previous week with a number of significant luxury listings among them.
One week after The Beresford had Manhattan's top co-op contract, the New York City Landmark designed by Emery Roth had the city's top contract overall with Residence #19/20D, which was asking $19,500,000. Sellers Mark Fisch and Rachel Davidson (h/t Curbed) bought #19D from Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close in 2010 and purchased #20D in May 2018 for a combined total of $16,800,000. They also drew up plans for a magnificent combination duplex by architect Peter Pennoyer; but these did not come to fruition, and they listed the assemblage in February 2024.

The listing notes that both the NYC Department of Buildings and the Beresford's co-op board approved the plans for the combination in 2018, but that resubmission and reapproval will be required for the new owner. If the plan goes through, the unidentified buyer will enjoy a magnificent spread of over 4,400 square feet of living space with corner exposures, private terraces, and protected views of Central Park.

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812 Park Avenue
812 Park Avenue Park/Fifth Ave. to 79th St.
45 Greene Street
45 Greene Street SoHo
90 MacDougal Street
90 MacDougal Street Greenwich Village
The Olcott, 27 West 72nd Street
The Olcott, 27 West 72nd Street Central Park West
108 Leonard Street
108 Leonard Street Tribeca
Indeed, it was a good week for the Upper West Side. Further south on Central Park West, Penthouse #A at The Olcott had the fourth-highest asking price at $11,500,000. And directly west of The Beresford, 318 West 81st Street had the top townhouse contract and fifth-highest overall with an asking price of $10,995,000. The townhouse dates back to 1898, when it was designed by acclaimed architect Clarence True. Over 125 years later, a thoughtful renovation has restored original architectural details while adding such state-of-the-art features as a chef's kitchen, a garden with built-in speaker system, modern mechanicals, and an elevator connecting all levels.
Old World elegance also triumphed on the opposite side of Central Park. The triplex penthouse at the J.E.R. Carpenter-designed 812 Park Avenue had the week's third-highest contract with an asking price of $16,000,000. Down the street at the Rosario Candela-designed 19 East 72nd Street, duplex Residence #9/10C was asking $7,400,000 in the ninth-highest contract of the week.
However, none of that is to say that hip Downtown neighborhoods have lost their luster. Quite the contrary -- Penthouse #1 at the High Line-adjacent 505 West 19th Street entered contract with an asking price of $17,500,000 in the top condo contract and second-highest overall. Actor Mike Myers initially listed it for $20 million in May 2023 but could still make a profit, having bought it from the developer for $15.35 million in 2017. The contract was signed less than a month after Mr. Myers' former penthouse at 443 Greenwich Street changed hands.
505 West 19th Street, Mike Myers' former penthouse 505 West 19th Street, #PH1 (Compass); Mike Myers (Alan Light, CC BY 2.0,
505 West 19th Street is a newer development that was part of a West Chelsea building boomlet of architecturally adventurous condos designed to make the most of High Line views. However, other high-ranking Downtown contracts combined rich history with top-of-the-line renovations: The second-highest Downtown contract and sixth-highest overall took place at 174 Duane Park, a Tribeca loft warehouse turned luxury boutique condominium. Duplex Penthouse #A, situated on the top two floors of the building, has private keyed elevator access, an open-concept chef's kitchen, a super-luxe primary suite, a floating sculptural staircase to connect both levels, two private terraces, and an asking price of $10,250,000.
It was closely trailed by the penthouse at 45 Greene Street, a classic cast iron building in Soho. Original features like a sliding loft door and exposed brick were left intact during a recent renovation, but features like a state-of-the-art chef's kitchen, a primary suite with walk-in steam shower, and a private terrace with a heated pool were certainly not there in the old days. It was asking $9,800,000 in the seventh-highest price of the week.

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Sutton Tower, #57A (Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group)

19 East 72nd Street, #9/10C (Compass)

90 MacDougal Street, #TH (Leslie J Garfield & Co Inc)

108 Leonard, #PH15B (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

45 Greene Street, #PH (Serhant LLC)

174 Duane Park, #PHA (Douglas Elliman Real Estate)

318 West 81st Street, #TH (Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC)

The Olcott, #PHA (Brown Harris Stevens Residential Sales LLC)

812 Park Avenue, #Penthouse (Sothebys International Realty)

505 West 19th Street, #PH1 (Compass)

The Beresford, #19D/20D (Sothebys International Realty)
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