Museum Tower

15 West 53rd Street, New York, NY 10019 | Midtown West

Built as a redesign of the Museum of Modern Art complex, this 52-story condominium is a blend of art and architecture. Built in the early 1980s and designed by Cesar Pelli, Museum Tower was one of the most highly anticipated additions to Midtown Manhattan. The tower contains 251 apartments, which range in size from one to two bedrooms; however, they can be combined to create larger units.

The apartments feature hardwood floors and the floor-to-ceiling windows and terraces provide magnificent views of New York City and the sculpture garden at MoMA. Other features include self-controlled heating and cooling system, offering residents year-round comfort and for convenience, there are stackable washer and dryer units and spacious closets. Kitchens contain top-of-the-line appliances, including a dishwasher, beautiful granite countertops, wood cabinets and a kitchen island. The spa-like marble bathrooms have a glass shower, soaking tub and polished chrome fixtures.

Museum Tower's hotel-styled services and luxury amenities surpass all expectations. A staff of 52, consisting of concierge and elevator attendants, help maintain the building and make the residents’ experience top-notch. The lobby displays artwork from Picasso, Hockney and Caro. Other amenities include full laundry and housekeeping services, state-of-the-art fitness center, a media/conference room, private storage facilities, bicycle room, laundry room and parking. Museum Tower also has spa facilities, including a sauna, steam rooms, weight training and meditation rooms in the fitness center, a wine cellar and a landscaped outdoor area.

Being located in the heart of Midtown, residents of Museum Tower have access to numerous fine restaurants, shopping and classic New York City landmarks, including Carnegie Hall, the Museum of Modern Art, Rockefeller Center, St. Patrick’s Cathedral and Central Park. All major subway stations are within walking distance from this location. If you are looking for modern day luxury, Museum Tower is the place. Nearby transportation offers access to all of New York City, with major subway stations within walking distance. Museum Tower is the best choice if you want culture, style and modernity.

1BR Apartments Information
Starting at $1,300,000
2BR Apartments Information
Starting at $3,700,000
4BR Apartments Information
Starting at $4,200,000
Museum Tower Info
Apartment Info
Midtown West

Year Built

Year Converted

Number of Apartment

Number of Floor

Building Access

Tax Abatement
Cesar Pelli & Associates

Gumley Haft

Edward Durral Stone

Jack CK Chan

Service Level
Full Service
Luxury Apartment Buildings
Post-war High-rise


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