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Where To Spend Your Next $100 Million

Sunday, August 5, 2012

This octagonal penthouse taking up three floors on West 56th Street, with 360 degree view of Manhattan, just hit the market for a mere $100m. Up from the $4.5m it was purchased for 20 years ago. But hey, the owner put another $4.5m renovating it, so it's a steal, right?

On the other hand, I kind of think it's worth it.  I guess having $100 million is so far out of my realm that I can't even imagine what I would do if I could afford this. Buy it?  Buy a country instead? Give it all away? Still penny pinch at discount stores?  I have no idea.  But I do love this apartment!













That floor plan is, without a doubt, the coolest one I have ever seen.  And those views!!! 
Worth a lot, in my book.  Just not sure about $100 million!

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Splendid Sass said...

No shabby chic here! Wow, you can find them, Stacy, and of course I love it!
I can't imagine either, but I would like to try!
Happy Sunday.
Teresa
xoxo

Just Spiff It said...

100 million? Can't even imagine. The home is certainly incredible - no doubt. Would love to know who owns it. I kinda curious about stuff like that. Good find Stacy.

Taylor Greenwalt said...

Stacy, how do you find these amazing images? Nothing like walking in circles all day. Very cool!

Barbara Bussey {The Treasured Home} said...

I love your post title! The dining room drapes would have to go, when we move in. They are a bit too Ivana Trump for me! The views are magnificent though! Over the top!

Acquired Objects said...

Out of my realm too but then again those veiws would almost be worth it. I saw a tapestry on a wall that is killing me being in so much light. One of those things that I can only dream about.

XX
Debra~

Segreto Secrets said...

Not sure what I could fathom being worth 100 million as far as homes go!! so fun to see!!

Travis said...

You'd have to invest another 10 million in the renovation! The bathroom? Yuck! The kitchen? Yuck! But...that view!!!!

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

So sorry that Travis does not care for my home!
Glad you love my home Stacy...you are welcome anytime to enjoy the view!....Yeah, right, I wish!!!!
Have a great week!

StagerLinda said...

That is one pretty amazing home. I don't even know how you put a price tag on that baby. I hate that I can't even dream that big. Love to see who lives there. Thanks for sharing those beautiful pictures.

Elizabeth@ Pine Cones and Acorns said...

I saw this listing in the newspaper. I agree with you that the views are spectacular!

I laughed out loud at the price, it seems that only in NY are the houses not affected by the economy.

I would say that if her gets his price, this owner is very shrewd.

Have a great week, Elizabeth

Susan and Mark said...

Well, the views are worth it-but the decor? So 90s-ish traditional...ugh. Not my taste at all, but I am sure it's all high end.

The layout is awesome. The city more so. Imagine having to update at 100 Mil! LOL

Haus and Home said...

Wow what an insane view. I think I may want 4 $25 million houses instead :)