Marvelous Manhattan: Inside the Upper East Side’s Tallest Penthouse

Marvelous Manhattan: Inside the Upper East Side's Tallest Penthouse

The tallest penthouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan — at a stunning elevation of 467 feet — has just been listed for $33 million. Comprising 5,508 feet of interior living space, with an impressive additional 3,500 feet of open-air terrace space spanning all three levels, this penthouse crowns the Carnegie Hill tower at 180 East 88th Street. It includes five bedrooms, four full baths, two half baths, and a den.

High ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows emphasize the panoramic views in every direction, including unmatched views of Central Park and the New York City skyline. Developed and designed by Joe McMillan’s DDG, unique details can be found throughout the suite, from the Gaudi-inspired spiral staircase to a custom brass range hood and Molteni & C Dada kitchen cabinetry.

Other features include two living spaces, a dining area, and kitchen. The multi-level terrace is divided into two main areas, with a mix of covered and open-air spaces and a dreamy roof terrace accessible by private elevator or spiral stairs. The roof terrace also features a cozy gas fireplace and an additional guest powder room.

Luxurious details can be found throughout. The kitchen includes pristine white cabinetry, Statuario marble countertops, natural brass fixtures, and a complete suite of Gaggenau appliances. The bedrooms are located on the upper floor, ensuring complete privacy from the expansive entertainment spaces as well as gorgeous views.

The master suite features a gas fireplace, a private terrace facing Central Park, and an impressive dressing room. Not to be outdone, the ensuite bathroom includes heated floors, silver travertine slabs, accent walls and flooring with beautiful mosaic tiles, oak cabinetry, Duravit sinks, Bianco Grigio marble countertops, and a rain shower.

Additional bedrooms have access to a shared terrace and bathrooms with Carrara marble mosaic tiles.

The Carnegie Hill tower houses an exclusive 46 residences and features a round-the-clock doorman and concierge services. With eight floors of amenities, including a basketball court, soccer pitch, fitness studio, playroom, game room, and lounge with a catering kitchen, Carnegie Hill residents have access to a full array of luxury services. Wine, residential, and bike storage are available as well.

The gorgeous Manhattan listing is being managed by Corcoran Group and is currently listed for $33 million. It can be found here.

About The Author

Anne-Marie Pritchett, a.k.a. AMP, is a lifestyle writer and editor with ten years of experience covering the luxe lifestyle scene, including travel, fashion, interior design, food and spirits, art and culture, beauty and more. Her biggest creative influences derive from worldly experiences and the people she’s encountered and interviewed along the journey. AMP is also a copywriter and strategist who creates lively, innovative custom content for a variety of international brands including Coach, Cabela's, Caesarstone, Walker Zanger, Crate and Barrel, Basis and more. For editorial consideration please contact [email protected].

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