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NYC's 20 most expensive homes sold in 2016

432 Park Avenue dominates the list

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It's time to make up a bunch of awards and hand them out to the most deserving people, places and things in the real estate, architecture and neighborhood universes of New York City! Yep, it's time for the 13th Annual Curbed Awards! Up now: the most expensive homes sold in New York City this year.

When Curbed took a look at the priciest homes sold between January and June, a pattern emerged: 432 Park Avenue, which started closings this year, dominated the list. And looking at the priciest pads that sold in all of 2016, not much has changed; eight of the building's units were among the year's most expensive. But not all of the city's ultra-rich residents flocked to Rafael Viñoly's slim skyscraper: With help from the folks at PropertyShark, we compiled a map of the 20 most expensive homes that sold in 2016. Read on for a peek at how the other half lives.

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1. 432 Park Avenue, #96

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$87,660,898Surprise, surprise (not really). The city's tallest residential tower, 432 Park Avenue, was also home to the city's most expensive residence. Saudi Arabian billionaire Fawaz Al Hokair closed on this unit back in September.

2. 432 Park Avenue, #88

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$60,893,873Get used to seeing 432 Park Avenue appear many times on this list. The building's 88th floor unit was the city's second most expensive sale this year.

3. 432 Park Avenue, #79

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$59,144,632 When the 79th floor apartment at 432 Park sold in June, it was the building's most expensive sale at the time (obviously that didn't last too long). Though its been bumped down to the building (and the city's) most expensive sale, $59 million is nothing to sneeze at.

4. 4 East 66th Street

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4 E 66th St
New York, NY 10065

$52,000,000The J.E.R. Carpenter-designed prewar co-op building at 4 East 66th Street sold landed the fourth highest sale this year. The multi-unit building, also known as 845 Fifth Avenue, sold to the Bank of New York Mellon for $52 million.

5. 212 West 18th Street

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212 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011

$45,000,000After selling to an anonymous LLC in 2014, Penthouse 2 within Walker Tower traded hands for a $4 million profit. It was never listed publicly, but was still one of the city's priciest sales.

6. 432 Park Avenue, #64A

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$44,833,409A 4,019-square-foot unit on the 64th floor of 432 Park Avenue was the sixth priciest sale.

7. 432 Park Avenue, #82B

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$43,329,149Back at 432 Park yet again, an apartment on the 82nd floor closed in September for just over $43 million.

8. 933 Madison Avenue

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933 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10021

$42,766,500This multi-unit townhouse adjacent next to the former Whitney condos on 74th Street sold to Russian banker Alexei Kuzmichev. The home was designed by Grosvenor Atterbury and consists of 10,088 square feet of space and five bedrooms.

9. 20 West 53rd Street

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$42,550,000After sitting on the market for three years, the 7,400-square-foot crystal-laden penthouse at the Baccarat Hotel & Residences finally sold, though it closed for about $18 million less than its $60 million asking price.

10. 432 Park Avenue, #77B

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$39,260,591Yet another unit from within the Rafael Viñoly-designed tower graces the list. (And there are still a few more to go!)

11. 11 East 68th Street, PH East

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11 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065

$37,443,583The Marquand's 7,058-square-foot penthouse, with five bedrooms and more than seven bedrooms, sold at a pretty steep discount—its original asking price was $46,500,000.

12. 10 Madison Square West, PH

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10 Madison Square N
New York, NY 10010

$36,573,875The full-floor penthouse within 10 Madison Square West was the city's 12th most expensive sale. The apartment measures 6,525 square feet and has five bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and 1,736 square feet of outdoor space.

13. 101 Central Park West, #9BC

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101 Central Park W
New York, NY 10023

$35,336,000After hitting the market for $42 million in 2015, the home finally found a buyer, who closed on it in February for about $35 million. That's pretty good, considering its original owners bought it for $12 million in 2003.

14. 551 West 21st Street, PH18

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551 W 21st St
New York, NY 10011

$34,623,250The Norman Foster-designed West Chelsea tower recently sold one of its penthouse units for just over $34.6 million.

15. 150 Charles Street, #2DN/#9C

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150 Charles St
New York, NY 10014

$34,433,707Two duplex apartments managed to sell for the exact same price at this celeb haven.

16. 160 West 12th Street, #PHNO

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160 W 12th St
New York, NY 10011

$33,641,696In Greenwich Village, a triplex penthouse sold for slightly more than its $33 million asking price.

17. 10 Madison Square West, PH2

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10 Madison Square N
New York, NY 10010

$33,093,125Back at 10 Madison Square West, this particular penthouse was created by combining two apartments on that floor following the sales success the building experienced shortly

18. 432 Park Avenue, #87A

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432 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

$32,881,796If you thought apartments at 432 Park Avenue were done making an appearance on this list, you were wrong. Another unit on the 87th floor featuring six bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms was purchased by "BigAppleView LLC." Clever.

19. 1040 Fifth Avenue, #10A

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1040 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028

$32,000,000A five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom apartment within the Rosario Candela-designed tower on Fifth Avenue sold for just $500,000 less than its asking price.

20. 432 Park Avenue, #70A

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432 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

$31,840,509Last but not least, 432 Park Avenue makes its eighth and final appearance with this three-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot condo.

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1. 432 Park Avenue, #96

New York, NY 10022

$87,660,898Surprise, surprise (not really). The city's tallest residential tower, 432 Park Avenue, was also home to the city's most expensive residence. Saudi Arabian billionaire Fawaz Al Hokair closed on this unit back in September.

2. 432 Park Avenue, #88

New York, NY 10022

$60,893,873Get used to seeing 432 Park Avenue appear many times on this list. The building's 88th floor unit was the city's second most expensive sale this year.

3. 432 Park Avenue, #79

New York, NY 10022

$59,144,632 When the 79th floor apartment at 432 Park sold in June, it was the building's most expensive sale at the time (obviously that didn't last too long). Though its been bumped down to the building (and the city's) most expensive sale, $59 million is nothing to sneeze at.

4. 4 East 66th Street

4 E 66th St, New York, NY 10065

$52,000,000The J.E.R. Carpenter-designed prewar co-op building at 4 East 66th Street sold landed the fourth highest sale this year. The multi-unit building, also known as 845 Fifth Avenue, sold to the Bank of New York Mellon for $52 million.

4 E 66th St
New York, NY 10065

5. 212 West 18th Street

212 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011

$45,000,000After selling to an anonymous LLC in 2014, Penthouse 2 within Walker Tower traded hands for a $4 million profit. It was never listed publicly, but was still one of the city's priciest sales.

212 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011

6. 432 Park Avenue, #64A

New York, NY 10022

$44,833,409A 4,019-square-foot unit on the 64th floor of 432 Park Avenue was the sixth priciest sale.

7. 432 Park Avenue, #82B

New York, NY 10022

$43,329,149Back at 432 Park yet again, an apartment on the 82nd floor closed in September for just over $43 million.

8. 933 Madison Avenue

933 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10021

$42,766,500This multi-unit townhouse adjacent next to the former Whitney condos on 74th Street sold to Russian banker Alexei Kuzmichev. The home was designed by Grosvenor Atterbury and consists of 10,088 square feet of space and five bedrooms.

933 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10021

9. 20 West 53rd Street

20 W 53rd St, New York, NY 10019

$42,550,000After sitting on the market for three years, the 7,400-square-foot crystal-laden penthouse at the Baccarat Hotel & Residences finally sold, though it closed for about $18 million less than its $60 million asking price.

20 W 53rd St
New York, NY 10019

10. 432 Park Avenue, #77B

New York, NY 10022

$39,260,591Yet another unit from within the Rafael Viñoly-designed tower graces the list. (And there are still a few more to go!)

11. 11 East 68th Street, PH East

11 E 68th St, New York, NY 10065

$37,443,583The Marquand's 7,058-square-foot penthouse, with five bedrooms and more than seven bedrooms, sold at a pretty steep discount—its original asking price was $46,500,000.

11 E 68th St
New York, NY 10065

12. 10 Madison Square West, PH

10 Madison Square N, New York, NY 10010

$36,573,875The full-floor penthouse within 10 Madison Square West was the city's 12th most expensive sale. The apartment measures 6,525 square feet and has five bedrooms, six-and-a-half bathrooms, and 1,736 square feet of outdoor space.

10 Madison Square N
New York, NY 10010

13. 101 Central Park West, #9BC

101 Central Park W, New York, NY 10023

$35,336,000After hitting the market for $42 million in 2015, the home finally found a buyer, who closed on it in February for about $35 million. That's pretty good, considering its original owners bought it for $12 million in 2003.

101 Central Park W
New York, NY 10023

14. 551 West 21st Street, PH18

551 W 21st St, New York, NY 10011

$34,623,250The Norman Foster-designed West Chelsea tower recently sold one of its penthouse units for just over $34.6 million.

551 W 21st St
New York, NY 10011

15. 150 Charles Street, #2DN/#9C

150 Charles St, New York, NY 10014

$34,433,707Two duplex apartments managed to sell for the exact same price at this celeb haven.

150 Charles St
New York, NY 10014

16. 160 West 12th Street, #PHNO

160 W 12th St, New York, NY 10011

$33,641,696In Greenwich Village, a triplex penthouse sold for slightly more than its $33 million asking price.

160 W 12th St
New York, NY 10011

17. 10 Madison Square West, PH2

10 Madison Square N, New York, NY 10010

$33,093,125Back at 10 Madison Square West, this particular penthouse was created by combining two apartments on that floor following the sales success the building experienced shortly

10 Madison Square N
New York, NY 10010

18. 432 Park Avenue, #87A

432 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

$32,881,796If you thought apartments at 432 Park Avenue were done making an appearance on this list, you were wrong. Another unit on the 87th floor featuring six bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms was purchased by "BigAppleView LLC." Clever.

432 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022

19. 1040 Fifth Avenue, #10A

1040 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028

$32,000,000A five-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom apartment within the Rosario Candela-designed tower on Fifth Avenue sold for just $500,000 less than its asking price.

1040 5th Ave
New York, NY 10028

20. 432 Park Avenue, #70A

432 Park Ave, New York, NY 10022

$31,840,509Last but not least, 432 Park Avenue makes its eighth and final appearance with this three-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot condo.

432 Park Ave
New York, NY 10022