Adam America Real Estate and Northlink Capital, developers of Era, a boutique condo development located at 251 West 91st Street on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, announced today that Penthouse A is in contract for a record-breaking price PSF. Penthouse A, a five-bedroom residence with an asking price of $13.5 million, boasts more than 3,500 square feet of interior space and more than 1,000 square feet of private outdoor space. The contract marks the highest price per-square-foot ever achieved for a condo above 88th Street in Manhattan*. Shlomi Reuveni ofReuveni Real Estate brokered the transaction on behalf of the developers. The buyer is a local New York City resident.
Penthouse A is one of two penthouses in the building. Penthouse A features the most far-reaching views of the Midtown Manhattan skyline, Hudson River, George Washington Bridge and Uptown Manhattan skyline. The homefeatures five bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms along with 11-foot ceiling heights. Penthouse A boasts South, West and North exposures for maximum light and air.
“The building is unlike any other on the Upper West Side and is attracting buyers with its unique cantilever structure that was developed to provide spacious residential layouts, a collection of luxury amenity offerings, and a rooftop complete with a rare outdoor pool and expansive views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline,” said Omri Sachs, Co-Founder of Adam America Real Estate.
Reuveni added, “This development presented the Penthouse A buyer with a rare opportunity to purchase a beautiful home in an Upper West Side building that offers the best of everything from large residential layouts to breathtaking views and a superior amenity package featuring the ultimate city rarity – a rooftop pool.”
Penthouse A includes white oak flooring, a crema delicato marble clad fireplace, custom doors and moldings, a Bosch washer and dryer, and a multi-zone HVAC system. The kitchen is all about the details and features a honed crema delicato marble countertop with matching range hood and custom Italian cabinetry by Aster Cucine. An undermount quartz sink sprouts Waterworks polished nickel fixtures and Gaggenau appliances offset bespoke glass encased walnut finish display cabinets. Penthouse A also includes a Gaggenau wine cooler and polished nickel pot filler.
The primary bathrooms include honed Namibia White and thassos mosaic flooring, Calacatta Gold marble slab walls and countertops, and custom white lacquer oak vanities. Oversized showers are finished with polished nickel rain showerheads and infinity drains. Spaces focus around undermount tubs with cove-lit Calacatta Gold marble ledge or Waterworks oval freestanding tubs. Every detail is accounted for: Duravit floor mounted toilets, Waterworks polished nickel fixtures, and even radiant floor heating.
The 20-story building designed by ODA features a striking cantilever design that is progressive with a purpose: growing as it ascends to allow for more open views, expansive common spaces, and generously sized residences, most with at least two exposures. The building’s 57 residences consist of two- to five-bedroom homes, with select homes offering private outdoor terraces. The remaining residences range in size from approximately 1,252 to 3,444 square feet, with asking prices starting at approximately $2.625 million for a two-bedroom home to $13.1 million for a five-bedroom home. The remainingfour-bedroom penthouse has yet to be released.
Emanating the upscale and intimate feel of a private club, the building’s generous amenities include a rare rooftop pool with recreational and lounge areas; 24-hour concierge with a grand double-height lobby and a stone clad curved staircase; fitness center and yoga studio; lounge; children’s playroom; youth room for gaming; music room; bike room; live-in superintendent; and pet grooming station. Private storage units are available for purchase.
Located in one of Manhattan’s most iconic neighborhoods, the building is situated between Central and Riverside Parks. The building is in close proximity to notable private schools like Trinity and Collegiate School along with higher education institutions Columbia and Fordham University. The neighborhood provides convenient access to transportation, plus a wealth of extracurricular activities for families, including entertainment and cultural venues and restaurants.
*Highest price per-square-foot by Reuveni Real Estate’s count