NYC’s Most Expensive Apartments [PHOTOS]

It’s no secret New York City has some of the most expensive apartments in the world. Here are some of the best.

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  • The Pierre Hotel, in Midtown Manhattan, put a pricey penthouse on the market for the price of $125 million. The 12,000 square feet were previously owned by Martin Zweig. The five bedroom, six bath used to be home to The Pierre's restaurant and ballroom.  Interestingly enough, prospective buyers have to go through background checks, and pay for their potential pads in cash. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • Not completed yet, the penthouse at One57, sold in 2012 for $90 million. As one of the tallest residential buildings in New York City, the penthouse is 10,923 square feet with Central Park views.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • In 2011, Dmitry Rybolovlev, a Russian businessman, bought his daughter, a college student, an $88 million dollar penthouse. The penthouse, formerly owned by Citigroup's CEO, Sandy Weill, boasts 6,744 square feet and views of Central Park, as well as over 2,000 feet of terrace. Other residents  of 15 Central Park West include Sting, Bob Costas and Denzel Washington.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • Another daughter of a Russian billionaire,  Anna Anissimova, put her $50 million dollar 3,900 square foot abode on sale in 2012. The Columbus Circle building is also home to CNN studios, some XM radio studios, and the Mandarin Oriental Hotel. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • The twelve Residences at the Ritz Carlton, formerly the Hotel St. Moritz until 2002, were decorated by Michael Smith, who has decorated the White House since 2008. In 2012, Steve Wynn bought a unit for $70 million. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • The Plaza Hotel is now home to residential units. The historic hotel boasts condos that sell for the big bucks. In recent years, a 5,500 square foot unit on the eighth floor cost $55 million dollars.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • The River House, in Manhattan, has such a strict application process that even people like Gloria Vanderbilt, Diane Keaton, and Richard Nixon have been turned away. In 2013, their "Residence at The River House" went on the market for $130 million. The five story tall Residence previously acted as The River House's exclusive club, since its founding in 1931. The "Residence," not completed yet, would be the biggest single family home in all of New York City, at 62,000 sq. ft. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
  • Robert DeNiro's son put his CitySpire penthouse on the market for $100 million in 2012. At 8,000 square feet, the octagonal-shaped apartment boasts surround views of the city and marble floors.  (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

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