The UWS and UES have long had political stigmas attached to them. If recent fundraising figured from the campaigns of President Obama and likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are any indication, those stigmas still hold true — the UWS is blue and the UES is red.
This week’s “unattainable” apartment is a fantastic 4,200+ sf duplex at 1 Central Park West (the large, black-glass Trump International building at Columbus Circle). The apartment, located on the 49th & 50th floors and featuring panoramic city and river views, is the only duplex at 1 CPW.
Meet your new UWS neighbor: Ekaterina Rybolovleva. She’s your normal, run-of-the-mill, 22-year-old daughter of a Russian billionaire, and she just bought an $88 million dollar apartment on the Upper West Side.
This week’s “unattainable” apartment is #8G at the Beresford, located at 211 Central Park West (between 81st & 82nd). Facing Central Park and just steps away from the American Museum of Natural History, this elegant 9-room, 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom apartment has park views from the living room, library, and master bedroom.
UPDATE 12/21: Russian Billionaire’s 22-Year-Old Daughter Buys $88 Million Upper West Side Apartment At 15 CPW Pretty nice view to wake up to every morning, right? It can be yours for just $88 million dollars. Let me say that again: Eighty-eight million dollars.