|Architect||Robert A.M. Stern Architects|
|Structural Height||290 m (953 ft)|
|Floor area||414,346 sq ft (38,494.0 m sq)|
|Address||220 Central Park South, New York|
|Cost||USD $1.4 billion|
|Owner||Vornado Realty Trust|
The 220 Central Park South is a residential skyscraper along Central Park South in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It is designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects. Its construction started in 2013 and was fully completed in 2019. The construction cost of 220 Central Park South is USD $1.4 Billion and was opened in 2018. It is officially run by Vornado Realty Trust.
More Facts About 220 Central Park South
- 220 Central Park South is a residential skyscraper with 70 floors and 116 units.
- The 220 Central tower is the 17th tallest building in New York City and neighbors the Central Park Tower.
- The site was previously occupied by a 20-story building built in 1954 and later it was purchased by Vornado for $131.5 million in 2005.
- After the purchase, Vornado entered a legal battle with its rent-stabilized tenants concerning their eviction.
- Vornado Trust paid the settled with tenants in 2010, paying between $1.3 million and $1.56 million to the nearby building. Thus totaling the land cost for the building to be over $515.4 million.
- The demolition of the existing structure began in 2012 and was completed in early 2013.
- The building is suited in 57th Street and Central Park, dubbed ”Billionaires Row’‘ by the media, including One57, 432 Park Avenue, 111 West 57th Street, and Central Park Tower.
- The building has a porte-cochere, as well as a wine cellar, a swimming pool, private dining rooms, an athletic club, a juice bar, a library, a basketball court, a golf simulator, and a children’s play area.
- On January 23, 2019, it was reported that billionaire hedge fund manager Kenneth C. Griffin purchased a penthouse for $240 million, the most expensive home ever sold in the United States.