- Central Park Tower, a luxury residential skyscraper on Billionaires’ Row in New York City, has officially reached its full height of 1,550 feet.
- That makes it the tallest residential tower in the world, according to The Skyscraper Center.
- When it’s completed in 2020, the building will house 179 luxury condos, as well as a seven-story Nordstrom and the exclusive Central Park Club with 50,000 square feet of amenities for residents.
- I went to the Midtown Manhattan skyscraper’s topping out ceremony to get a firsthand look at the tower’s unobstructed views.
- The experience involved a dramatic curtain drop and the longest — literally — elevator ride of my life.
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Central Park Tower, a 1,550-foot luxury tower in New York City, just became the tallest residential tower in the world.
According to The Skyscraper Center, the next-tallest completed residential building is Manhattan’s 432 Park Avenue at 1,397 feet, which Central Park Tower surpassed in height earlier this year.
Read more: Here’s what the tallest residential building in NYC will look like when it’s completed in 2020
The world’s tallest residential skyscraper officially reached its full height on September 17th, but it won’t be completed until 2020.
I went to the building’s topping out ceremony. Here’s what the views look like from the second-tallest building in New York City.
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