Penthouse above MoMa sells to secret buyer with $35.5M ask

That a penthouse on the 74th floor of 53 West 53 is in contract.

The two-bedroom, 2½-bathroom home was asking $35.46 million. The deal was first reported by Marketproof.

At 4,928 square feet, the full-floor residence floating above the Museum of Modern Art features views of the skyline, Central Park and the Hudson and East rivers. Details include direct elevator access, 11-foot ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and an eat-in kitchen.

The main bedroom boasts three walls of glass, a walk-in closet and an ensuite bathroom with radiant heated floors.

The 1,050-foot-tall building, designed by Jean Nouvel with interiors by Thierry W. Despont, also comes with 30,000 square feet of amenities including a full-floor gym with a 65-foot lap pool — as well as whirlpool and cold plunge pools — sauna and steam rooms.

An exterior of the skyscraper.
The penthouse of 53 West 53rd boasts views of the entire city skyline, Central Park and both the Hudson and East rivers.
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There’s also a squash court, a golf simulator, a private screening room, a double-height wine tasting room, a library with a fireplace, a children’s playroom and a double-height lounge with a private dining room overlooking Central Park.

Douglas Elliman’s Shari Scharfer Rollins, Frances Katzen, Jade Chan, Matthew MacKay, Fredrik Eklund and John Gomes share the listing.

If you feel like you’ve lost out on an opportunity, don’t worry: A $64.73 million penthouse is still on the market. 


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Exterior of 425 E. Dilido Drive.
Biotech investment exec Michael Yee bought this $6.3 million Miami Beach home.

Exterior of 425 East Dilido.
The house comes with a pool.

Dining area of 425 E. Dilido Drive.
The dining area inside the 2,807-square-foot modern home.

Also of note, biotech investment exec Michael Yee — managing director at Jefferies who talks about vaccines and investments on CNBC — and his wife, Compass broker Jessica Chungtang Lee, bought a Miami Beach home for $6.3 million.

The mid-century modern home at 425 E. Dilido Drive is 2,807 square feet and comes with four bedrooms and 3½ baths. Built in 1949, it was renovated in 1985.

There’s a chef’s kitchen, an infinity pool, an outdoor kitchen and water views. 

The listing brokers were Chad Carroll and Matthew Dugow of Compass. 

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