Famed fashion designer Elie Tahari has just purchased two apartments on Manhattan’s Upper West Side in a building co-developed by Eyal Ofer for a total of $25.5 million. They were acquired from Fernando Chico Pardo who is reportedly a long-time protégé of Mexican multi-billionaire Carlos Slim.
The two condominium apartments are located side by side at 15 Central Park West down near where the road, which runs the length of Central Park, begins at 59th Street. Tahari was able to nock $4 million off of the original asking price. The larger unit of the two cost $$15.5 million and the smaller one went for $9.75 million.
The new combined condominium takes up the entire ninth floor of the building and will have a total of 4, 099 square feet of interior space and 3, 319 square feet of landscaped outdoor terrace space. It will have five bedrooms and five bathrooms as well as two half bathrooms.
Located at the corner of West 61st Street, 15 Central Park West was completed in 2008 and cost $950 million to build. It was designed by Robert A.M. Stern and built by Arthur and William Lie Zeckendorf of Zeckendorf Development in partnership with Goldman Sachs and Eyal Ofer’s Global Holdings Inc.
It takes up an entire city block running the length of 61st Street from Broadway to Central Park West. The CPW side has a 19 story tower called The House. The Broadway side has a 35 story tall tower.
They are two limestone towers with an open courtyard between them with a total of 202 condominium apartments, ranging from rom one-bedroom to four bedroom homes featuring large casement windows, high ceilings, dining rooms, lots of moldings, plenty of natural light and open views in all directions.
The complex offers its residents amenities such as a private dining room for residents, a walnut paneled library, a screening room, private wine cellars, a health club and a swimming pool.
Tahari also owns several other luxury apartments in Manhattan.