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Plaza Hotel Penthouses For Sale


Facing Central Park, The Plaza stands as an emblem of luxury in New York City, celebrated by many as the globe’s most illustrious hotel. Conceived by Henry Janeway Hardenburg, a pioneer in skyscraper design, this French Renaissance chateau-style edifice was erected in 1907, demanding an unprecedented $12.5 million investment. Its construction saw the importation of numerous European materials, including the largest order of gold-encrusted crystal chandeliers in history. The Plaza Ballroom gained historical significance in 1966, hosting Truman Capote’s Black and White Ball, heralded by The New York Times as the “party of the century.”

For more than a century, The Plaza has been the chosen haunt for international royalty, business magnates, and film stars, earning it the status of a National Historic Monument in 1986. Donald Trump acquired it in 1988 for $407.5 million, describing it as “the ultimate masterpiece.” It has since become a coveted New York film location, making its debut in Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest and featuring in numerous films like Funny Girl, Crocodile Dundee, and Home Alone. Its crown jewels, two lavish penthouses priced at $70 million, offer unparalleled luxury and views.

The 6,316-square-foot main penthouse spans three levels and includes a private elevator, four bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, and a grand terrace offering breathtaking views of Central Park and the New York skyline. This unit, along with its 3,974-square-foot duplex counterpart, boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, high-end materials like marble and hardwood, and unique architectural details.

The primary penthouse features luxurious amenities such as double dressing rooms, spa baths, a marble-bar-adorned formal living room, a skylight-brightened eat-in kitchen, a dining room, and a media room with a glass fireplace. The secondary residence dazzles with a white marble fireplace, an elegant sitting area, a five-fixture marble bathroom, a grand entrance foyer, and a stately great room, all connected by a magnificent curved staircase.

Residents enjoy access to The Plaza’s exclusive amenities like the Palm Court, Champagne Bar, Guerlain Spa, and a fitness center, all accessed through the iconic marble and chandelier-laden lobby. Located in prestigious Midtown Manhattan, these penthouses are steps away from the luxury and culture of Fifth Avenue, iconic landmarks, and have been the choice of celebrities and notable figures, including the fictional Eloise.

This exceptional offering is represented by Nikki Field, Mara Flash Blum, and Sara Marrache of Sotheby’s International Realty, showcasing the pinnacle of New York luxury living. Photo credits are attributed to Travis Mark and Eitan Gamliely for Sotheby’s International Realty.