Two units at Herzog & de Mueron’s 56 Leonard have sold for a whopping $56 million (coincidence much?), The Real Deal has learned, making it the priciest recorded closing at the 60-story Jenga-like tower.
The buyer can only be identified as South Shore Investments LLC, and they paid just under $24 million for penthouse 54 on the building, and shelled out an additional $29.1 million on penthouse 53. In the case of the former, the four-bedroom unit sold for a little less than its ask of $26.5 million, but in the case of the latter, the four-bedroom apartment actually closed for $600,000 more than its ask of $28.5 million.
Together, these apartments offer nearly 12,000 square feet of and come with multiple wrap-around terraces and balconies. Some of the other standout features here include 14-foot-tall ceilings, Appalachian White Oak flooring, and floor to ceiling windows.
It’s been over three years since sales launched on this 145-unit development, and only a handful of units are still on the market. The building’s priciest pad—the top floor penthouse asking $47 million is already in contract, but the sale is yet to close. In recent months, some of the priciest sales here have been the purchase of the $34.5 million penthouse, and the four-bedroom apartment that sculptor Anish Kapoor spent $13.5 million on in December last year.