I got a tour of a $14 million penthouse in NYC's new $25 billion Hudson Yards neighbourhood and found that it was perfectly designed to show off its best asset

Katie Warren/Business InsiderResidences at 15 Hudson Yards range from $US4.3 million to $US32 million.

On a sunny morning just two days ahead of the official opening of Hudson Yards, New York City’s new $US25 billion neighbourhood, I toured one of the brand-new penthouses in the development’s first residential tower.

In February, 15 Hudson Yards welcomed its first residents, and 60% of the building is already sold.

Back in January, I got a sneak peek of the 88-story tower’s amenities and a model unit on the 25th floor, and I was blown away by the lifestyle being sold along with the residences. Related Sales, LLC & Corcoran Sunshine Marketing Group handle sales in the building.

Read more: I toured the first residential building to open in Hudson Yards, NYC’s new $US25 billion neighbourhood – and it was clear it’s selling much more than just real estate

This time, I got to see the crème de la crème: a four-bedroom penthouse on the 84th floor with sweeping city views. It’s priced at $US13,845,000 – and it’s not even the most expensive residence in the building. Condos range from $US4.3 million to $US32 million.

Here’s what it was like inside the penthouse.


15 Hudson Yards is a brand new luxury tower in Hudson Yards, New York City’s new $US25 billion neighbourhood. It was the first residential building to open in the neighbourhood.

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Hudson Yards opens to the public on March 15, but 15 Hudson Yards welcomed its first residents in February. The tower is 60% sold.

Katie Warren/Business InsiderA view of 15 Hudson Yards from 35 Hudson Yards.

I got the chance to check out a penthouse on the tower’s 84th floor. At 15 Hudson Yards, floors 81 through 88 all have four penthouses on each floor.

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The residence’s 670-square-foot great room encompasses a living area and dining area.

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Source: Related


Floor-to-ceiling windows make full use of one of the penthouse’s standout features: the city views. That’s the Empire State Building to the east.

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And looking south, 15 Hudson Yards has unobstructed views of downtown Manhattan and One World Trade Center.

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It was a sunny day when I visited, and the apartment was bright and warm.

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Built-in shelving lines the wall behind the dining table.

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To the right of the dining table is the entrance to the eat-in kitchen.

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The kitchen is outfitted with custom oak wood cabinetry and Miele appliances.

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Source: Related


The kitchen offers views of the Empire State Building and the East River in the distance.

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Bar stools and a separate breakfast nook provide additional eating areas.

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I headed down the hallway to check out the bedrooms and found that the rooms were tastefully decorated.

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All the furniture in the penthouse was custom made, and each bedroom had an en suite bathroom.

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One bedroom in the penthouse was styled as a den.

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The ceilings in the penthouse are nearly 11 feet in some places, leaving plenty of wall space for art.

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Lastly, I checked out the penthouse’s master suite.

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As to be expected, it was much more spacious than the other bedrooms.

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The master bathroom was absolutely beautiful …

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… and continued the apartment’s broader theme of boasting fantastic views.

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The bathroom also came outfitted with bath products from Bastide, a French company that sells $US52 dry oil mist and $US48 body cream.

Source: Bastide


Penthouse 84A’s price is $US13,845,000. And it’s not even the most expensive penthouse in the building. Condos start at $US4.3 million and go all the way up to $US32 million.

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With its spacious layout, luxurious details, and breathtaking views, it was hard to believe this penthouse is less than half the price of other penthouses at 15 Hudson Yards.

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