Art Aficionados Rejoice! Modern Residence Above MoMA on Sale for $42.5M

A new residence in a luxury condominium development could very well end up being the perfect place to call home for art aficionados. Why? The skyscraper is rising above the world renowned Museum of Modern Art.

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Representación por VUW Studio
Residence 62, located in the Jean Nouvel designed residential building 53W53, is on the market for $42.5 million. The unit encompasses the entire 62nd floor of the Hines, Goldman Sachs and Pontiac Land Group-developed 1,050 foot-high building and features Central Park, river and skyline view.
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Representación por Three Marks
Residence 62 measures 6,954 square feet and features 4 bedrooms as well as 4.5 bathrooms.
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The unit has a direct elevator entry and includes interiors by renowned designer Thierry Despont. The residence furniture-grade mahogany doors, custom Molteni back-painted glass kitchen cabinetry designed by Despont and marble backsplashes, crown molding, custom hardware and even a sink carved from Verona limestone with custom motorized vanity that can be adjusted to your height.
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Not only does the new 53W53 building feature luxurious residences, but it also has three floors dedicated to new MoMA gallery space.
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Think the $42.5 million price tag for Residence 62 is a bit steep? Well, the buyer will not only enjoy the perks of having a deeded MoMA membership, which comes with the apartment, but will also get to indulge in the in-building amenities like a private state-of-the-art theater, a lounge on the 46th floor with Central Park views and formal dining room with catering pantry, a windowed 15,000 square foot, full-floor Wellness Center, which features sauna and steam rooms and massage treatment room, a children’s playroom and a 65-foot lap pool and whirlpool cold plunge.
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