No detail was overlooked in outfitting these regal residences with exquisite features and every amenity imaginable.
625 Park Ave.’s open-flowing layout.
Old World meets New World in this revamped, nine-room, prewar apartment designed in 1931. The sprawling Upper East Side residence includes a master bedroom overlooking Park Avenue, two gas fireplaces finished with French limestone, high ceilings with classical crown moldings, up to four guest bedrooms and a formal library. The state-of-the-art kitchen exudes warmthwith tawny wood cabinetry, sunny white glass countertops, tiled backsplash and a dining island. A private outdoor terrace features wood-paneled flooring and lush walls of greenery to keep the space intimate. Its in-building fitness center, proximity to Central Park and lavish amenities turn this piece of Manhattan history into a luxe contemporary retreat. 625 Park Ave., Apt 1A-D, $15.950 million, Andrea E. Wernick and Suzan Kremer, 212.439.5193.
A secluded patio at 625 Park Ave.
Colorful art complements the elegant interior design of the UES property.
Soaring above City Hall Park, the iconic Woolworth building is home to this 6,700-square- foot condo, complete with five bedrooms, four bathrooms and two powder rooms. High, slanted ceilings, a spiral staircase and herringbone floors add personality to the vast living room, while the kitchen’s gleaming Calacatta Caldia marble countertops, custom Dada cabinetry, twin dishwashers and wine fridge are illuminated by a skylight. Peaceful mornings are ensured by the master suite, with its wet bar, charming arched windows, walk-in closet and private access to the 2,770-square-foot outdoor terrace. The master bath boasts heated marble floors, a lush Porcelanosa soaking tub and dual vanities. The building’s myriad amenities, such as an indoor pool, fitness studio and wine cellar and tasting room, exude opulence only found at The Woolworth. The Woolworth Tower Residences, 2 Park Place, Pavilion A, $29.85 million, Sotheby’s International Realty.
A modern, winding staircase at 2 Park Place flows elegantly to the lower level.
A pristine bathroom at the Woolworth residence.
With its curving, ultramodern white and glass exterior that towers above Hell’s Kitchen, this deluxe 65-story apartment building offers panoramic views of Central Park and Columbus Circle, and quick access to the city’s famed attractions such as MoMA and Fifth Avenue’s world-class shopping institutions. Each palatial residence is decked out with floor-to- ceiling windows, casting light upon the oak floors and chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry ideal for entertaining. The spalike baths are outfitted with Carrara marble floors and glass-enclosed showers. Forty thousand square feet of amenities, including indoor and outdoor pools, a basketball court, a fitness center and yoga room, and ample outdoor terraces overlooking the Manhattan skyline, make ARO an exclusive oasis from Midtown’s frenetic energy. 242 W. 53rd St., $2,911-$16,286 per month.
Floor-to-ceiling windows welcome natural light into the kitchen at ARO.
ARO’s sweeping city views are unmatched.
Relaxing at home is luxurious at ARO.
Photography by: 625 Park Ave. photos by Heidi Solander; 2 Park Place photos by Alchemy Properties; Aro photos by Jonathan Nissenbaum