On construction sites, you always need a little imagination. In the Penthouse of the new skyscraper, which stretches next to the Museum of Modern Art 320 meters in the New York sky, is not felt by the promised luxury, at least not yet. Metal braces to draw the floor plan of the rooms, whose walls and later perhaps of expensive art to hang. Workers with protective helmets, boots on concrete floors, which have yet to be substantiated with solid American oak.

Norbert Kuls

Freelance writer in the business.

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the imagination to help, by the star architect Jean Nouvel-designed skyscraper, which, after his address to the 53. Road just 53W53 a pattern of apartment is called, therefore, just around the corner on posh Fifth Avenue. Models of the tower to show the new exhibition rooms of the Museum of Modern Art in the lower floors. On the twelfth floor there is a swimming pool and even a Squash court. In the actual apartment you like, later on, in the tower due to the heavy, bronze-clad doors made of walnut wood.

For the dignified atmosphere of an industry star is also responsible for: indoor Thierry Despont, who also designed the estate for the founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates architect. The kitchen is dominated with Designer cabinets and marble. In a floor heated bathroom on lollipops, reminiscent of the automatic level via the push of a button on the right level of drive. There will also be private wine cellar and next to the service entrance, a Lounge for the chauffeurs.

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The greatest luxury there is also on-site: the views of Central Park. From the Penthouse of grey freed Area is in the winter, to recognize the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis named water reservoir, well, and just to the right of the Metropolitan Museum of art. To the South the slightly dusty window, release the views of the Avenue of the Americas, which splits the closely built high-rise Office buildings of Midtown Manhattan. The Empire State Building seems to be just a strong stone’s throw away, and further back, the new World Trade Center marks the southern tip of Manhattan.

These images have millions of people in the world in the head. Like no other they are symbols of the East coast metropolis, more statue than the freedom, or the garish neon signs of Times Square. “The view of Central Park is many of my clients are important,” says Sebastian Steinau, real estate agents, New York Corcoran Group, during an exclusive visit. Who wakes up in the morning with this view, in New York, it has brought on the way to the top financially fairly well. Under a two-digit million amount for an Apartment with a view of the Park in the 53W53 do not have to. A two-storey Penthouse is currently available for just under $ 67 million on the market.