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The billionaires who just bought $50million full-floor apartments in One57 New York

Andrea Divirgilio / September 24, 2012

An iconic transformation of the New York skyline; the building One 57 designed by Pritzker Architecture Prize winning architect Christian De Portzamparc, is among one of the New York City’s tallest residential structure. Gracing the center of famed Manhattan skyline, this architectural masterpiece towering 1000 feet above Manhattan, boasts walls of glass which provides unobstructed views of Central Park and midtown Manhattan. Integrated within the cityscape, it gives an opportunity to experience the magnitude of New York from a truly breathtaking vantage point. These One57 residences, which surpasses the highest of expectation, with a level of quality, choice, and excellence that is suitable for the most discerning purchaser, has actually been the choice of the billionaires worldwide. As it’s been reported that around 9 full-floor apartments has been sold to anonymous billionaires, along with the Canadian billionaire fashion mogul Lawrence Stroll and his Hong Kong business partner Silas Chou, who bought $50 million pads at One57. Also, we have seen that a duplex penthouse at One57 was bought by an anonymous buyer, earlier reported to be Prime Minister of Qatar Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani, for whooping $90 million.

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

Both the buyers bought the homes above the 80th floor in the NYC’s tallest apartment building. Notably, the full-floor homes began on the 77th floor, while the base of the One57, located between 6th and 7th Avenues, is a luxurious Park Hyatt Hotel.

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

All of the buyers at One57, including Stroll, Chou and Michael Holts who reportedly bought the residence earlier this week, paid 25% of the purchase price when they actually signed to buy the property.

The Residences at One 57

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

Designed to redefine luxury New York living, One 57 boasts expansive spaces featuring custom details, the finest natural finishes and the most dynamic views of the NYC.

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

Notably, the acclaimed Danish designer Thomas Juul-Hansen recognized for his expertise in designing some of NY’s most notable glass curtain wall residences designed the One57 interiors.

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

Taking a cue from architect Christian de Portzamparc’s exterior, Juul-Hansen envisioned discreetly opulent interiors that actually reference the great French modernists, like the Jean Michael Frank.

One 57 $50 million pads

Services & Amenities at One 57

One 57 $50 million pads

Some of the exclusive services and amenities at NYC’s tallest residential building include an indoor pool, a private fitness center, screening and performance room, private dining, library with billiards and lounge, along with 24-hour doorman and concierge, full catering kitchen, on-site parking garage and pet wash room.

One 57 $50 million pads

One 57 $50 million pads

Further, the lifestyle in the building has been enhanced by the exceptional personal service of Park Hyatt’s new five-star flagship hotel. Some of the Park Hyatt amenities include health club and spa, triple height indoor swimming pool, steam rooms, 5th floor bar and restaurant.

The billionaire owners who just bouuht penthouses in One57 NYC's

Lawrence Stroll, a Quebecer with a penchant for driving fast cars and making solid bets in retail made his fortune worth of $1.8 billion by backing clothing designer Tommy Hilfiger and then buying majority stake in fashion house Michael Kors.

Also, Mr. Stroll’s Hong Kong based business partner, Silas Chou who helped him engineered the rise of Tommy Hilfiger label in 1990s, and now taking Michael Kors public also made his entry into the billionaires list.

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Via: NYPost / One57

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