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Penthouse with double-height ceiling at 456 West 19th Street in West Chelsea Penthouse with double-height ceiling at 456 West 19th Street in West Chelsea
Nothing is more dramatic than entering a home with high ceilings, monumental windows, and incredible views. Much higher than than the nine-foot standard, double-height ceilings opens up a room and typically fills it with incredible light through correspondingly high windows. One must consider the possible drawbacks, however, which may include cleaning, maintenance, as well as higher heating and cooling bills. Nevertheless, find below our picks of grand homes with cathedral ceilings spanning all price ranges.

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From the Listing: A Cool and Contemporary Studio with dramatic Double Height 14 Foot Ceilings. Enormous windows add bright light all day long. This Home has been meticulously Renovated with high end finishes and top of the line fixtures. There is a uniquely designed Sleeping Loft and an impressively large Chandelier making this a One of a Kind Home. Storage Closets abound. Park Avenue Court is an exceptional Condo with a Doorman and Concierge. In addition you will enjoy a Pool and Gym and a Large Children's Playroom. This Building has it All. Come Take A Look! See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Welcome to 689 Myrtle Avenue #1A, a stunning 1,266 square foot luxury loft, located in The Chocolate Factory - a spectacular condo conversion (2003), originally built as a chocolate factory in 1947.As you step into this space, you immediately begin to grasp the extraordinary experience of loft living with its soaring 17-foot ceilings and massive wall of east facing windows, which shine down early morning sunlight daily into the home. Plant lovers will have happy plants in this light-filled, palatial space. As a ground floor apartment, the windowsills are above head level, starting at 7-foot high, providing a level of privacy rare in urban NYC - so you can feel free to live your best life in this secluded and creatively imagined private haven! See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Welcome to 345 Union Ave, Unit 4! Beautifully updated lofted 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom with floor to ceiling windows, high ceilings, and a private roof cabana in the heart of Williamsburg!

The unit features direct coded elevator access to the home. Right off the entrance is a large hall closet. The kitchen has tons of counter space and storage, and is open to the living room. The living room is sun-drenched, with high ceilings and large windows.

There is a spacious, sunny bedroom with a shelved closet off the living room, as well as a full bathroom.

Enjoy a tax abatement until 2031.
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From the Listing: Located in one of the most Hip and Happening neighborhoods of NYC this 1-bedroom CONVERTIBLE 2 (plus Home Office) residence with 2 full bathrooms spans over 1100 square feet with a soaring Cathedral ceiling as you enter. An entertainer's kitchen (equipped with stainless steel appliances including a Bosch cook top, oven, microwave, Subzero refrigerator, dishwasher and Maxx Ice wine cellar ), has an Island Counter and is open to an e-x-p-a-n-s-i-v-e living and dining space. The King-Sized bedroom is perfectly positioned away from the main living space and has a walk-in closet as well as ensuite bathroom. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Welcome home to this rarely-available three-bedroom, two-bath full-service condominium penthouse with a private terrace, and southern exposures over a skyline view of Hamilton Heights and City College's neo-Gothic architecture. Penthouse L is a duplex with nine-foot ceilings throughout, as well as a double-high atrium living room that is over 18 feet tall with double-height windows. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Soaring, 18-foot ceilings in the living room provide an abundance of light and Empire State and Jefferson Clock Tower views. This dramatic duplex features a wood-burning fireplace and a well-proportioned dining area adjacent to a pass-through kitchen. The upper level of the residence comprises a spacious bedroom, a bath, a walk-in closet, an alcove for a home office, and a washer and dryer. There is potential to convert to a two bedroom by extending the second floor or closing off the dining area. Situated in a prime West Village location, this attractive, boutique condominium is steps from Washington Square Park and the A, C, E, F, M, B & D subway entrance at West 4th Street. Building amenities include a part-time concierge, access to a full-time concierge at sister building, 89 Washington Place, and an oversized common area courtyard. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Welcome to 75 Poplar Street #3I, a spacious and sun filled three-bedroom duplex in serene Brooklyn Heights. Upon entry, you are immediately struck by an airy living/dining area, soaring cathedral ceilings with multiple skylights saturating natural light.

Connected to the living space is a beautifully renovated chef's kitchen showcasing stunning oak cabinetry, granite countertops and stainless steel GE appliances. Conveniently located in the adjoining closet, is a laundry area with a space saving stackable washer and vented dryer.
See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: 212 South Oxford Street, Penthouse A. Penthouse Perfect on sleepy South Oxford! This dramatic three-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse duplex will steal your heart – three exposures with open views from every room plus breathtaking skyline views from the huge private terrace providing the perfect indoor/outdoor vibes and perfect for alfresco entertaining. And did someone say, PARKING? Convenient and coveted parking resides in the building complete with a Tesla charger! See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Large stunning duplex loft! Prime Chelsea location! Configured as a two bed with one interior bedroom, this vibrant chic duplex loft is located in one of the most sought-after condominiums in the heart of Chelsea. This loft offers offers a dramatic double height great room in a spacious setting of unparalleled style and sophistication. This 1630 square feet oasis of calm begins on the lower level with a graceful foyer and ample closet space and a full guest bath all leading to a gorgeous open chef's kitchen with custom cabinetry, quartz countertops, premium appliances, wine refrigerator and beautiful breakfast bar. See floor plan and full details here.

Pierhouse at Brooklyn Bridge
From the Listing: One of the finest views of New York City awaits you and your guests! Featuring 18.6 feet ceilings in the living room, with floor to ceiling windows, this duplex apartment offers a magnificent personal vista of Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge. Located in the Pierhouse, one of Brooklyn's most luxurious recent developments, steps from the Brooklyn Bridge Park, the residence features a luxurious kitchen with Gagganau appliances, Calacutta Tucci marble countertops, and American walnut kitchen cabinets, and a mezzanine dining area with Brooklyn riverfront views. <br> <br> The owner has architects plans for converting the den into a second bedroom, and these plans will be available to the buyer, if desired.<br> <br> See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: Capturing the modern style yet classic design of the acclaimed architect, Piet Boon, duplex 714 at The Oosten, welcomes you home. Feeling like a house with its ample 31' width, 20 feet double-height ceilings and abundant light, air and views, this spacious 3 bed, 3.5 bath duplex affords luxurious yet comfortable living.& See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This stunning duplex convertible 3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom plus home office Townhome, with over 4800 SF, was designed to combine the best in luxury condominium living with an extraordinary, private outdoor lifestyle. Located on a quiet tree-lined street, perfectly blended modern and timeless details can be found throughout the 2,472 SF interior + 2,370 SF exterior home. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: This extraordinary three-bedroom, three bathroom townhouse condo is located in the north tower of the Edge, one of the most sought after buildings in Williamsburg. This grand home offers abundant light with double-height floor-to-ceiling windows in a living room boasting 20-foot ceilings. With many fine details including modern chandeliers, the lower level sports its own bedroom and separate bath, a separate dining area, and a gorgeous chef's kitchen making this sprawling lower level perfect for entertaining guests or daily relaxation. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: With double-height ceilings, arched windows, exposed brick, original detail and lots of sunlight, this 2,170 square foot loft shines with spaciousness, style, ease and comfort. Overlooking treetops with plenty of sky view, this serene 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath duplex has the wow factor. The kitchen boasts Wenge cabinets and top-of-the-line appliances: Wolf, Miele, and Subzero (including wine fridge). The bathrooms are modern, stylish French limestone. Well-designed laundry room is equipped with LG front loading washer and dryer. Sapele hardwood floors throughout. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: A Greenwich Village rarity, this unrivaled two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom penthouse loft features expansive sun-splashed interiors and two breathtaking rooftop outdoor spaces in the middle of a historic, tree-lined block.

Spanning more than 2,200 square feet, this one-of-a-kind home invites you to relax and unwind alongside soaring atrium windows, gleaming hardwood floors and a flexible open layout. Enjoy a generous living room that is sun-filled by day and warmed by the wood-burning fireplace at night. The open kitchen dazzles with a Sub-Zero refrigerator, dishwasher and a six-burner Wolf range with griddle, double ovens and a pot filler. Dine at the massive island/breakfast bar, or create an inviting dining area alongside north-facing windows./em> See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Residence 4E is a remarkable contemporary duplex in one of New York's most prime locations Union Square. This extraordinary condominium home offers show stopping ceiling heights accentuated by the building's signature windows, and offers immense privacy through its two levels.

The bright, open and airy sprawling great room features massive 16-foot double-height ceilings and towering North-facing arched cast iron window frames from the original Tiffany's building, set behind a facade of glass. This massive 734 SF room is the perfect central space for comfortable living and entertaining, accommodating oversized furniture, a formal 10-seat dining table, and a built-in dry bar with lit glassware cabinetry.
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From the Listing: California-quality light streams throughout this perfectly scaled and crafted Selldorf Architects-designed duplex with two wrap balconies located at arguably the most convenient intersection of Noho, The East Village, and SoHo, and minutes from Greenwich Village and Union Square. Perfectly perched alongside the Bowery Hotel, the apartment's south-west orientation floods the space with light all day long via three exposures that also reveal remarkable and unexpected open views. With meticulous attention to detail, this modern home is just moments from all the charms of downtown Manhattan that deliver on every level with the best selection of culinary and cultural delights and close proximity to all public transportation. With just 5 residences, this boutique condo provides unprecedented personal privacy. See floor plan and full details here.

Riverside Drive
From the Listing: Magnificent, elegant high-floor home in one of the finest condominiums on The Upper West Side. This open-concept 11-room duplex residence offers approx. 4,020 sq. ft. of living space surrounded by 300 sq. ft. of terrace space, ideal for sophisticated entertaining. Enjoy the most extraordinary views! Sprawling 5 bedrooms and 5 full baths. Grand proportions with soaring double height ceilings, floor to ceiling windows, and unobstructed sweeping views from every room that include the Hudson River and the scenic Riverside Park. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Inspired by renowned Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi, a magnificent 3,104 sq. ft. residence overlooking Central Park at the original ballroom of the Barbizon-Plaza Hotel. Your dream has come true, this Central Park front home was designed with sophistication and style in the most popular and quintessential neighborhoods of Manhattan.

Experience the ultimate gold standard with a 1,100 sq. ft. great room that is graced with ornate cathedral ceilings, 8" rift cut white oak floors, 15' ceilings, and a 175 sq. ft. planting terrace facing Central Park at the historic Writer's Gatev. The expansive floor-to-ceiling windows illuminate the home with natural light. A sleek and modern chef's kitchen opens to the great room for easy serving and entertaining the grandest of parties. The kitchen features cove lighting, a pull out table and high-end appliances such as a Viking stove, KitchenAid warming oven and a Danby wine cooler.
See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: A staggering penthouse duplex marked by proportions and elegance, this 4-bedroom, 4.5-bathroom home with a large terrace that blends stunning Hudson River views with an array of luxurious fixtures and finishes spread across 3,290 interior square feet and 541 exterior square feet. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Residence 6A is an impressive five-bedroom, four-bathroom corner duplex with north and east exposures. Step directly off the elevator and take in the light and volume from the double-height great room with ceilings reaching 25'. At 4,250 square feet, the well-proportioned unit is thoughtfully finished with modern elements to welcome the new homeowner. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Residence 28 boasts 3,348 sq ft of elegant living and entertaining space with 18+ foot double-height ceilings and phenomenal panoramic exposures and deep private terraces highlighting breathtaking views of the East River, Central Park, and the iconic Midtown skyline.

In an era of luxury, Elena Frampton's interior creation gives way to the power of the unexpected. The tailored design is enriched with contrast and a layering of organic materials. A distinct spirit and style - together monumental, seductive, and graciously proportioned with unparalleled, loft-like ceiling heights. Future-forward technology is woven throughout with high-performance floor-to-ceiling windows, bespoke air systems, and hydronic, radiant heated floors.
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From the Listing: Dramatic and voluminous penthouse with 25-foot +/- ceilings and the best sunset views the city has to offer!

With entertaining in mind, this home features a stunning corner great room with double-height ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, a fireplace, and direct access to a 41-foot +/- long terrace with picture-perfect Hudson River and open city views. Additionally, the home features dramatic sculptural floating staircases, an owner's kitchen, a separate catering kitchen, and a wet bar with a fully equipped beverage center. Guests will enjoy light-flooded views by day, gorgeous river-view sunsets in the evening, and dazzling views of all the lights of the city's sweeping skyline.
See floor plan and full details here.

Tribeca Townhouse
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From the Listing: Welcome to 150 Reade, a magnificent 6 story, newly renovated townhouse. Defining elegance and sophistication, 150 Reade Street features 5 bedrooms, 6 full bathrooms, 1 half-bathroom, an elevator, glass-railed staircases, ubiquitous Nublado marble stone flooring, terraces on almost every floor, and a finished roof deck with beautiful views of One World Trade Center, 56 Leonard, and surrounding landmarks. Equipped with a smart-home Crestron system and a geothermal heating and cooling, this home has it all. See floor plan and full details here.

From the Listing: A top-floor fully renovated penthouse with almost 3,000sf of interior plus approximately 2,000sf exterior living space that combines both City and Country living in one. This 10th and 11th-floor duplex home (with elevator access on both levels) is architect/developer Cary Tamarkin's masterpiece, a contemporary take on the traditional West Chelsea architectural gems, with interior design by Frances D'Haene. With north, west, and east exposures, an entry with exquisitely milled custom closets leads to the magnificent double-height living room boasting nearly 20-foot ceilings, that bathe the room in light all day long. See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: Landmark Residence 17S presents an extraordinary opportunity to reside in the historic Steinway Hall at 111 West 57th Street. This unique duplex residence is a bright and beautifully proportioned 4,768 sq ft home with four bedrooms and five and a half baths, an eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, and dramatic great room with double-height ceilings. It is ready for immediate occupancy.

17S features a formal windowed entrance foyer with a white macauba stone floor and an exquisite powder room is finished in jewel onyx. An oversized kitchen with breakfast room for informal dining has two large windows offering northern exposures, a countertop and backsplash in Cristallo Gold quartzite, and top-of-the-line appliances by Gaggenau including convection, steam and speed ovens, an integrated coffee maker and zoned, refrigerated wine storage.

For formal entertaining, the generous dining room boasts two west-facing windows with bright, open views over 57th Street. It opens into the expansive corner great room, which spans over 32ft, boasts corner south and west exposures, and features soaring double-height ceilings of over 23ft. The solid oak floors, which are a 5-inch plank in custom smoke-gray throughout, are laid in a parquet pattern in the great room. An adjacent library / third bedroom features south exposures, a walk-in closet, and an oversized white Venato marble bathroom with east-facing windows. Rounding out the lower floor is a 4th bedroom or library with a full bath finished in white Silverian marble.
See floor plan and full details here.

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From the Listing: IMMINENT OCCUPANCY. A majestic duplex penthouse crafted by renowned designer, Thomas Juul-Hansen, this bespoke up-to 6-bedroom, 6-bathroom condo blends a curated collection of organic elements to enhance timeless layouts that maximize space and natural light.

Features of this 4,610 sq. ft. home include double-height 18'3' ceilings, a floor-to-ceiling honed marble gas fireplace, and 562 sq. ft. of total outdoor space via a private balcony and a massive terrace accessed via a trio of sliding doors directly off the great room that hovers over the treetops of Sara D. Roosevelt Park. The home also features designer-selected European wide-plank oak floors, oversized double-pane windows with eastern and western exposures, a laundry room with a utility sink and an externally-vented Whirlpool washer/dryer, energy-efficient multi-zone heating and cooling, and Rift Sawn oak closets.
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From the Listing: Penthouse A is a 4,394sf 3-bedroom, 3.5-bath residence with a study. This fantastic duplex home offers north, east, south, and west exposures, and an additional 1,331sf of outdoor entertaining space. Interiors boast rusticated hardwood floors, bronze-finished hardware, and soaring ceilings with a standard height of 13 feet, and double-height ceilings in the living room. The kitchen with Miele appliances features custom ultra-matte, dark charcoal woodwork, metal-framed glass upper cabinetry, and Calacatta honed marble countertops. Anchored by a custom-designed vanity, the dramatic master bath offers brass-finished fixtures and radiant heated floors in dark, veined marble. Ample closet space and washer/dryers complete this ideal home, which can be augmented with storage available at additional cost. See floor plan and full details here.

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