Tag: penthouse

Oct 27, 2014

What a $95 Million View in New York Looks Like

What a $95 Million View in New York Looks Like

Photograph by Richard Berenholtz via CIM Group and Macklowe Properties At 1,396 ft, 432 Park Avenue, located between 56th and 57th street is the tallest residential building in New York as well as the entire Western Hemisphere. The building was designed by Rafael Vinoly and features 104 luxury residences with 12’6″ high ceilings and…

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Apr 18, 2013

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

Located in the trendy DUMBO (down under the Manhattan bridge overpass) neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York is One Main Street; a 126-unit loft conversion by David Walentas (creator of the DUMBO neighbourhood) in 1998. The former cardboard box factory was originally built in 1915 and features a beautiful clock tower. Walentas renamed it the…

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Jan 26, 2013

A Penthouse Chalet in the Swiss Alps

A Penthouse Chalet in the Swiss Alps

Located in the ski resort and mountaineering village of Zermatt, this beautiful multi-level penthouse was designed by local architect and artist Heinz Julen. The penthouse chalet features large picture windows and glass panels in the roof, bathing the apartment in natural light. The chairs and chandelier were also designed and built by Julen. The…

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Apr 2, 2012

The Most Expensive 1-Bedroom Apartment in the World

The Most Expensive 1-Bedroom Apartment in the World

Photograph via Japan Sotheby’s International Realty Listed at a cool 1.8 billion yen ($21.8 million USD), the Sifter’s jaw dropped when the listing stated an apartment called The House, in the exclusive Minami-Azabu district of Tokyo (the most expensive neighbourhood in Tokyo), was a 4,434 square foot (411.932 sq m) 1-Bedroom apartment. At…

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Jul 28, 2011

Coolest. Loft. Ever. [40 pics]

Coolest. Loft. Ever. [40 pics]

Photograph via Rob Levy & Steve Wu It’s a bold statement I know. What constitutes the “Coolest. Ever.”? When you’re talking loft spaces, high ceilings is a must…. 30 ft… check. It also needs something unique, something memorable, so when you tell your friends about the “coolest loft ever” one line is all it…

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Jun 21, 2010

The Craziest Penthouse in San Francisco

The Craziest Penthouse in San Francisco

Perched on the top two floors of the 5-star St. Regis Hotel in San Francisco. This $49 million, 20,000 sq ft (1,858 sq meters) penthouse is the craziest property I’ve ever seen in San Fran. Did I mention the 21-ft glass walls and 2,000 square foot terrace? Check out the pictures and descriptions below for…

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Apr 29, 2010

A Townhouse in the Sky

A Townhouse in the Sky

It has been a few months since I’ve posted a real estate jaw-dropper from the mecca of insane property values that is New York City. This time I shift focus from the artsy SoHo district, to the ultra-swank neighbourhood of TriBeCa; which Forbes listed as New York City’s most expensive area code in 2006. Check…

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