279 Central Park West is quintessential Upper West Side luxury living. Built in 1988 and designed by Costas Kondylis, the building contains only 38 apartments, allowing for spacious, contemporary residences. It is a 20-story luxury high-rise and can be easily recognizable from street level due to the building's asymmetrical appearance.
The apartment layouts vary in size from two- to five-bedrooms, some of which are duplexes. Features are modern and functional, including Brazilian wood floors, high ceilings, walk-in closets and in-home sound systems. The large picture windows offer captivating Central Park and City skyline views.
The windowed kitchens are fully equipped with Sub-Zero and Bosch stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher and wine cooler. The beautifully designed wooden cabinets contain plenty of storage space. The marble and limestone bathrooms have a soaking tub, rain shower and double-sink vanities.
279 Central Park West offers a variety of amenities, including a dark wood-paneled lobby, concierge services, 24-hour doorman, children's indoor and outdoor playroom, fitness center, laundry room, nursery, bike room and private storage.
Being located on the Upper West Side, 279 Central Park West is in close proximity to top-rated restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Cultural attractions nearby include the American Museum of Natural History and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Of course, Central Park is practically the property’s backyard, where residents can enjoy all this famous park has to offer. There is also excellent cross-town bus service, as well as a subway station two blocks south on Central Park West at 86th Street.