Built in 1931 as the headquarters of Irving Trust commercial bank and then Bank Of New York Mellon Corporation, One Wall Street, an Art Deco masterpiece designed by Ralph Walker, is launching as a 50 story residential skyscraper. The eight year renovation was realized by developer Macklowe Properties. The 566 unit condo building currently has residences available for sale ranging from a $1.28 million studio to a $12.75 million four bedroom. The project offers 170 different apartment layouts. A triplex penthouse with 35 ft ceilings has yet to be priced. Building amenities include a private club on the 39th floor featuring a restaurant, formal dining room, 4,000 sqft landscaped terrace and fitness center. [NY Post]
Apt 18EF at 115 Central Park West lists for $25 million. The residences is comprised of two apartments that were combined in 2004 through the design of architect Annabelle Selldorf. The home opens to a private elevator landing and a gracious gallery leading to a 35 ft living room with floor to ceiling French doors and two terraces overlooking Central Park. The New York Times reports, the apartment encompasses about 5,000 sqft featuring four main bedrooms, one of which is being used as a library with a decorative fireplace and wood paneling; four full bathrooms; two powder rooms; staff quarters; and a study that can be converted into a fifth bedroom. There are four terraces, lined in bluestone and totaling around 850 sqft, that provide stunning views of Central Park as well as the neighboring Dakota apartment house. The Majestic apartment building, located at 115 Central Park West between 71st and 72nd streets, was built in 1931 in the Art Deco style and converted to a co-op in 1958.