A penthouse at the Brodsky Organization’s new luxury condominium tower on Manhattan’s Upper East Side has sold for $26.5 million, The Real Deal Reported.
The unit sold was Penthouse 19 West at 135 East 79th Street. It is a five bedroom duplex with 4.5 bathrooms over 5, 429 square feet. It has a library, formal dining room and a private terrace.
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The penthouses there feature elevators that open into a private foyer ready to be furnished as desired. The vestibule has custom-designed flooring of Wallace Creek and Silver Travertine stone that matches the striking lobby floor. The penthouse entry doors are finished in lustrous black lacquer and flanked by seeded glass sidelites.
The interiors have curved stairs joining their lower and upper levels and feature American white oak treads, a stained white oak handrail, and metal balusters custom cast specifically for 135 East 79th Street. Private set-back terraces, loggias and Wallace Creek stone fireplace surrounds with Portland Limestone mantels distinguish the penthouses.
Located between Park and Lexington Avenues, 35 East 79th has a façade comprised of custom-pigmented hand-laid Indiana limestone and brick; chat-sawn finish gives natural texture to the limestone coining. Flanking the double-height arched entrance are matching 22-foot tall espaliered pear tree sculptures hand-modeled by William Sofield. The street-level window grilles are antiques made by the firm that fabricated the gates for Buckingham Palace.
The 19 story building offers residents a full-time doorman; concierge service; porters, and a live-in building manager. There is a landscaped private garden courtyard featuring double-height grand arch with trellis over antiqued mirrored surface, antique Bourgogne stone planter, and custom limestone benches, a fitness center facing the garden and a private training/yoga room. The residents’ lounge has a fireplace, a garden view, and custom and antique furnishings with a separate catering kitchen.