Duplex Penthouse 72 Duplex Penthouse 72 combines the grandeur of expansive living on two full floors with spectacular vistas, perfectly centered over the entirety of Central Park to the north, and river-to-river over the city skyline to the south.It is 7,128 sq ft, with four bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms. Richly detailed finishes are designed throughout by Studio Sofield and demonstrate an extraordinary commitment to traditional materiality, quality and craftmanship. The residence is designed around a central extended-height entrance gallery, with white macauba stone floors and a gracefully proportioned oval staircaseconnecting the upper and lower levels.Downstairs, the formal Great Hall features custom smoke-gray solid oak parquet floors and monumental ceiling heights of 14ft. It spans the width of the Tower and showcases unparalleled Park views through floor to ceiling windows framed in bronze.
An expansive corner kitchen sits to the south west of the lower floor, with cabinetry custom-crafted by Mark Wilkinson of Smallbone of Devizes and finished in a choice of light or dark hand-rubbed plaster or chateau gray oak. The countertop and backsplash are stepped crystallo quartzite. Appliances by Gaggenau include convection and steam ovens, a gas range with pot filler and vented hood, a fully integrated coffee machine, dishwasher and a side-by-side refrigerator and freezer. A formal dining room boasts sweeping views of Manhattan’s iconic landmarks. Completing the lower floor are a fourth guest bedroom with full bath in crystallo gold quartzite, and a powder room that features a jewel onyx stone vanity, walls and wainscoting.
The upper level of the duplex is accessible by staircase or private elevator, and features a lavish master suite on the Park complete with sitting room, a wet bar, two dressing halls and a walk-in closet. The first master bathroom is finished in white onyx and includes a freestanding polished nickel bathtub by William Holland, exclusive Studio Sofield-designed bronze fittings hand-cast by P.E. Guerin, elegant glass rod and bronze sconces and an enclosed shower with dual showerheads and body sprays. The secondary master bathroom is gray onyx with custom fixtures in blackened steel and glass. To the south of the upper viewing gallery are two additional guest bedrooms and a library with breathtaking city exposures, and two full baths in silverian pearl marble. All full baths offer radiant underfloor heating throughout.
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, 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 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.