Tower Residence 53 This full-floor 4,182 sq ft Tower Residence with three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms is designed for elegant living on a gracious scale. Its richly detailed finishes are conceived throughout by Studio Sofield, and demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to traditional materiality, quality and craftmanship. A formal central entrance gallery with white macauba stone floors offers views to both north and south. Double macassar ebony doors open into the spectacular Great Room which boasts monumental ceiling heights of 14ft and intricate parquet floors in custom smoke-gray solid oak. Floor-to-ceiling windows framed in bronze showcase dramatic views of Central Park that are unobstructed and perfectly centered.
The expansive eat-in corner kitchen with south-western exposures features custom-crafted cabinetry by Mark Wilkinson of Smallbone of Devizes, finished in a choice of light or dark hand-rubbed plaster or chateau gray oak. The countertops and backsplash are stepped crystallo quartzite, and appliances by Gaggenau include convection and steam ovens, a gas range with pot filler and vented hood, a fully integrated coffee machine, two dishwashers and a side-by-side refrigerator and freezer.
The expansive corner master suite offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and is luxuriously appointed with two generous walk-in closets, a dressing hall and a windowed master bath with walls and floors finished in white onyx. Custom bathroom fixtures include a freestanding polished nickel bathtub by William Holland, exclusive Studio Sofield-designed bronze fittings hand-cast by P.E. Guerin, and elegant glass rod and bronze sconces. The separate glass-enclosed windowed shower features dual showerheads and body sprays in bronze. The secondary guest bedroom also enjoys southern city skyline exposures; the third has unobstructed Central Park views to the north east. Two full guest bathrooms are finished in crystallo gold quartzite and silverian pearl marble, and all full baths offer radiant underfloor heating. The powder room features a jewel onyx stone vanity, walls and wainscoting.
Residents at 111 West 57th Street will benefit from a discreet porte cochère entrance on 58th Street, an 82ft two-lane swimming pool with private cabanas, separate sauna, steam and treatment rooms, a light-flooded, double-height fitness center with mezzanine terrace, private dining room and chef’s catering kitchen, residents’ lounge with expansive terrace, meeting rooms and a study, 24-hour attended entrances and dedicated concierge service.
111 West 57th Street represents a commitment to the quality of craft, history, and philosophy behind New York City’s classic skyscrapers. The graceful tower, designed by SHoP Architects with interiors by Studio Sofield, will rise to a soaring 1,428 feet tall when completed. The historic Steinway Hall, originally built in 1923 by Warren & Wetmore, is currently being reimagined and integrated with the modern new tower as remarkable residences and amenities. With one tower residence per floor, this exclusive offering will feature only 46 full-floor and duplex condominiums with unparalleled 360-degree views of Central Park and the Manhattan skyline. A façade of terra cotta, glass, and bronze filigree will bring back the quality, materiality and details of historic New York towers, while taking advantage of the latest technology to create new standards of excellence in engineering and fabrication.