(From NY Times)
"At Over $90 Million, Sale of Midtown Penthouse Sets a New York Record
By ALEXEI BARRIONUEVO Published: May 17, 2012
A mystery buyer has agreed to pay a record price in New York of more than $90 million for the duplex penthouse at a Midtown tower, the building’s developer said Thursday. It is being built on West 57th Street.
Gary Barnett, president of Extell Development Company, said the buyer, who declined to be named or to disclose his country of origin, bought the 10,923-square-foot penthouse on the 89th and 90th floors of One57, the building currently under construction at 157 West 57th Street..."
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