Two of Robert A.M. Stern’s high end apartments have made their way to the market, giving wealthy buyers the chance to pick between a $20,500/month condo at 30 Park Place in Tribeca and a $30,000/month apartment at 20 East End Avenue on the Upper East Side. With all of this luxury up for grabs, which Stern masterpiece is one with thousands to waste on rent at their disposal to choose? Let’s take a look at the lush abodes and what each one has to offer.
↓30 Park Place, 60B
It didn’t take long for the majority of pricey condos at 30 Park Place to sell, despite launching with prices beginning around $4 million. Only a handful of the 157 units remain on the market and many of the apartments sold have reappeared as rental units. This three-bedroom, three-and-a-half bathroom on the 60th floor is one of the units trying its luck as a $20,500/month rental.
As expected, the apartment is huge, encompassing 2,213 square feet with massive windows that only add to the already airy home. The details aren’t exactly stunning, per se, embracing those typically found in luxury homes (herringbone hardwood floors, high ceilings, sleek kitchens), but the dramatic views of Manhattan are another story. The apartment is without its own outdoor space, as units on floors 75 through 82 are afforded but lovely nonetheless. [Floorplan]
↓20 East End Avenue, 5B
When designing the apartments at 20 East End Avenue, Stern drew his inspiration from the “heritage of distinguished, pre-war architecture,” which explains why some units boasts wood-burning fireplaces and such, but doesn’t really speak to this particular apartment. Located on the sixth floor, this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom condo spans 3,341 square feet and features features tons of windows that allow for a plethora of sunlight and lovely views, but aside from the 11-foot ceilings and herringbone floors, there’s not a whole lot of prewar action happening here.
The impressive kitchen is as modern as they come, entailing high-end appliances, custom cabinetry, and Brazilian granite countertops. The apartment is also WiFi enabled and offers heated floors. It’s asking a whooping $30,000/month. [Floorplan]