Countless luxury condominiums, tough co-op boards, and average listing prices of $2.7 million — welcome to New York City’s real estate market. In New York City everything is about luxury: cars, handbags, shoes, and even your home address. Prestige goes by neighborhood and if your fortune allows you to seal the deal on a place in the Upper East or West Side it’s safe to say you’ve made it in life.
Here, we present our Top 30, of Manhattan’s most extravagant buildings. These buildings are featured in Midtown West, Upper West Side, Battery Park City, Murray Hill, Financial District, Midtown East, Chelsea and Soho. Currently, we have three buildings sharing our top score of 100 percent, making them the best luxury buildings in all of New York City. 15 Central Park West, sold an apartment in 2012 for a whopping $88 million. If you’re seeking the crème da la crème, this list is exactly what you’re looking for. Also take a look at our Top 30 Green Buildings and Top 30 New Developments lists.