Manhattan’s newest luxury building, 252 East 57th Street, almost complete

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Looking up at 252 East 57th Street (Courtesy

Looking up at 252 East 57th Street (Courtesy SOM)

What’s tall, glassy, and grows all over? Manhattan luxury residential buildings, the latest of which is almost complete.

On October 9th, developers presided over the topping off ceremony of 252 East 57th Street, a new luxury tower on the Upper East Side by SOM and interior architect Daniel Romualdez.

The team designed the 65-story, 700-foot-tall building with a curved glass facade to allow exquisite views of neighboring luxury buildings. The tower, “will offer exclusive amenities that define a life immersed in luxury,” including a “resident’s club,” a 75-foot pool, and a spa. The units range from two to five bedrooms, with a starting price of $4.25 million. The tower is being developed by World Wide Group and Rose Associates.

252 East 57th Street will welcome its first residents late next year.

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