Michael gross ruless the school of literature you might call books about buildings where. Mar 02, 2014 from the forthcoming book house of outrageous fortune. Buried in michael grosss book, house of outrageous fortune, is a pretty good book about the development of 15 central park west in manhattan especially the. Renewed drama over 15 central park west book page six. There are plenty of legendary addresses in new york city, but 15 central park west stands out. He described the building in vanity fair as an ingenious homage to the classic candeladesigned apartment buildings on park and fifth avenues. From the forthcoming book house of outrageous fortune. Inside the walls of swanky 15 central park west new york post. For this corner apartment at 15 central park west, the homage to prewar new york, kevin gray kgd designed interiors with a 1930s aesthetic and colors to respond to central park and the cityscape.
View more property details, sales history and zestimate data on zillow. Feb 12, 2016 the ultra luxury condominium at 15 central park west is home to new york citys most powerful bankers, hedge funders, business tycoons and foreign billionaires. Go on, identify these 15 central park west stories. Supporting free expression is ok in the abstract, but the residents of 15 central park west didnt like it when michael gross wrote house of outrageous fortune about their limestone tower. His latest book on 15 central park west the lavish zeckendorf brothers condo tower designed by robert a.
Apr 10, 2014 his previous book went behind the gilded doors of 740 park avenue. New book gives up the secrets of fifteen central park west author reveals the secrets of kelsey grammer, a rod and denzel washington how goldman sachs boss lloyd blankfein. Built in 2008, the building is home to celebrities, titans of. Stern, 15 central park west is a full service building replete with the finest amenities, a 24 hour doorman and concierge, private motor court with its own reception staff, onsite garage, 14,000 square foot fitness center with 75 indoor pool and skylight, library, private dining room and optional. A biotech investor is the latest bigwig to put his 15 central park west pad on the market. Mar 11, 2014 buried in michael grosss book, house of outrageous fortune, is a pretty good book about the development of 15 central park west in manhattan especially the prior history of that block and neighborhood. Central park is one of the main attractions in new york city. Michael gross author house of outrageous fortune the real deal. Century condominium spans the entire block from west 62nd to 63rd street at 25 central park west. The ultraluxury condominium on the corner of west 61st street and central park west has been home to. Sep 22, 2010 sevenhundred forty park avenue has arguably been supplanted by 15 central park west, whose traditional limestone facade envelops every modern amenity and no coop board. The sponsors were approved to market the units for sale on 090805. The ultraluxury condominium on the corner of west 61st st. The 202 apartments range from onebedroom to four bedroom homes featuring large casement windows, high ceilings, dining rooms, lots of moldings, plenty of natural light and open views in all.
As might be expected of a coffeetable book about upperclass. Builtin ambient lighting in soffits with drapery pockets were designed for all windows. Learn more in our news and alerts section search all central park events or post your own. Meet the residents of 15 central park west, the worlds. New book house of outrageous fortune reveals 15cpw curbed. This material is intended for informational purposes only to assist in resales and rentals in this building. In 2014, former citigroup chairman sanford weill sold an apartment at 15 central park west for over five times what he had originally paid no, were not talking about the legendary penthouse. Fifteen central park west, the worlds most powerful address, is out today. Author and apartment seller michael gross, promoting his new 15 central park west book house of outrageous fortune, had an excerpt released in the post relaying the story of the last.
Apr 24, 2020 central park remains open to the public. With residents like denzel washington, sting and nascars jeff gordon, manhattans 15 central park west is arguably the most exclusiveand expensiveaddress in a city full of exclusive. Flipping is 2007 thinking, said mark chin, a broker with citi habitats who specializes in highend properties but does not have a listing at 15 central park west. Julie zeveloffbusiness insider author michael gross has a lot to say about the inner workings of the lives of the rich and famous in new york city. The twin towers that make up the landmarked condominium date back to early 1930s when it was built by designer irwin chanin on the former site of the century theater. In real estateobsessed new york, no new building has c. The secrets of manhattans 15 central park west revealed. Fifteen central park west, the worlds most powerful address, gross turns his gaze to the exceedingly expensive condos in an unassuming limestone building at the southwest end of central park. With its luxurious, fullblock frontage on central park and show stopping views in virtually every direction, fifteen central park west offers the panoramic ideal for observing the light and color, nature and concrete that define life in new york. Reserve guaranteed parking near the tower at 15 central park west to avoid avoid overpaying, getting ticketed or towed, or circling for a spot.
Mar 18, 2012 the baekgaards bought an apartment at 25 central park west in 2002. A glimpse inside 15 central park west the new york times. From the new book house of outrageous fortune by michael gross. Michael grossruless the school of literature you might call books about buildings where. The central park five is a true crime book about the huge miscarriage of justice surrounding the convictions of five boys, antron mccray, kevin richardson, raymond santana, korey wise and yusef salaam, for the rape and brutal assault of a jogger, tricia meili, in central park in 1989. The exterior of 15 central park west was covered with more than 85,000 pieces of limestone, which cost millions of dollars more than standard brick. The most powerful people in new york 740 park avenue vs. Fifteen central park west, the worlds most powerful address.
The best dirt from 15 central park west intelligencer. Fifteen central park west is new yorks most exclusive address, an aerie of. The building was designed in a new classical style by the 2011 driehaus prize winner robert a. Author michael gross takes us inside the limestone walls. The leasing team is ready to help you find the perfect apartment. Arthur zeckendorf, the wealthy developer of the storied 15 central park west, is to marry anne detwiler in a move which has set new york high society abuzz. The century condominium 25 central park west, new york, ny. Herbert sukenik, a longtime resident of the mayflower, the hotel that once stood at the spot where 15 cpw is now, described in the book as a ph. They watched from their balcony as construction began on 15 central park west on a full block facing the park between 61st and.
Central park west hostel this neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in parks, museums and culture check location 201 west 87th street, upper west side, new york, ny10024, united states of america this neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in parks, museums and culture check location great location show map subway access. In researching my book, the house of outrageous fortune, i. The book is three times as long as is warranted by the material. The limestoneclad towers of this very impressive, fullblock development at 15 central park west near the southwest corner of central park quickly became the citys standout residential property for sale when it opened in 2007.
Fifteen central park west, the worlds most powerful address is a nonfiction book by american writer michael gross. However, the new yorker architecture critic paul goldberger wrote that 15 central park west was designed to echo central park wests many notable late art deco buildings. Author michael gross on 15 central park wests trophy condos. Aug, 2014 15 central park west is a classic building even though it was built recently. The building is now considered to be number one in the city, the country and possibly the world.
The sponsors filed plans on 042905 for a condo project at 15 central park west with 220 residential units. The zeckendorfs created a bastion of modern wealth with 15 central park west, attracting celebrities, wall street. The best dirt from 15 central park west new york magazine. New book gives up the secrets of fifteen central park west author reveals the secrets of kelsey grammer, a rod and denzel washington how goldman sachs boss lloyd blankfein ordered the staff not to. This grand park embodies a rich culture and history with prominent trademarks such as the time warner center and columbus circle in the surrounding area.
Author michael gross reports in house of outrageous fortune, his new book about the behemoth condo building, that the average worker there made. Will zeckendorf, a major character in my subsequent book, house of outrageous fortune, about his equally iconic 15 central park west, has consistently denied that his grandfathers failure to enter the hallowed 740 was part of his motivation for buying it. To get started, just search the parking map, compare discounted parking rates and reserve a guaranteed parking spot near the tower at 15 central park west. View photos for 15 central park w apt 28 d, new york, ny 10023 a 3 bed, 4 bath, 3,176 sq. The operative word in the prior sentence is buried. Apr 14, 2020 an excerpt from the address book, by deirdre mask. Fifteen central park west, the worlds most powerful address by michael gross, to be published by atria books, a division of simon. And, if youre like us, youll be just as intrigued by the details of 15 central park west manhattans most expensive residence. Sandy weills former maids apartment at 15cpw is now a. Michael grosss 2014 book on the limestone jesus refers to her as. All tours and public programming have been canceled through april 15, 2020. Michael grosss new book, house of outrageous fortune. Mar 09, 2014 from the forthcoming book house of outrageous fortune.333 726 155 1548 1148 349 187 716 83 686 475 1556 697 947 1456 734 936 174 1371 452 939 1183 765 845 1307 48 1110 186 421 1565 1502 73 1503 979 696 1102 900 533 996 12 100 530 1379 1106