Residential buildings in New York City try to outdo one another with outrageous amenities but not all of them have the views or space to offer lush soaking tubs with incredible floor-to-ceiling city vistas. Those that do, really stand above the rest.
Here are 11 new high-floored, high-end developments are redefining luxury living by offering residents windowed master baths with spectacular views that provide the perfect, tranquil setting to relax.
565 Broome SoHo is a stunning luxury condominium featuring architecture designed by world-renowned firm Renzo Piano Building Workshop and interiors by Parisian firm Rena Dumas Architecture Interieure. Lavish master bathrooms feature Muse by Kos freestanding tubs and are dressed with Calacatta Caldia marble slab walls and flooring with maple brown Eramosa marble and stainless steel accents.
At 777 feet in height, Madison Square Park Tower is the tallest residential building between Midtown and Lower Manhattan. The Kohn Pedersen Fox-designed tower features interiors by Martin Brudnizki Design Studio—the preeminent London-based hospitality designer known for his work on a number of high-profile hotels and private clubs, including the decadent redesign of Annabel’s Terrace in London and the Soho Beach House in Miami Beach. The 57th-floor residence’s master bathroom acts as the ultimate oasis, boasting a custom-designed teak wood vanity and a white porcelain Waterworks bathtub that overlooks Downtown Manhattan and the Hudson River.
277 Fifth Avenue, the tallest residential building on Fifth Avenue, is a modern glass tower designed by internationally-acclaimed architect Rafael Viñoly. The 55-story ultra-luxury condominium tower, with interiors by Jeffrey Beers International, features breathtaking, panoramic views that stretch from the Empire State and Chrysler buildings, all the way to the East and Hudson Rivers, Lower Manhattan, and beyond. Sumptuous master bathrooms are adorned with Bianco Dolomiti marble tile flooring and San Nicola marble tile walls. Each elegant oasis is outfitted with a custom walnut vanity, Kohler Kathryn sinks, Dornbracht LULU series facets, and a Kaldewei Puro Duo steel enamel bathtub.
Located in Tribeca at the corner of Church Street and Park Place, 30 Park Place is the tallest condominium tower to grace the Downtown skyline at 926 feet. Designed inside and out by Robert AM Stern, 30 Park Place is home to a half-floor penthouse that boasts a beautiful master bathroom. Perched on the 77th floor of the tower which sits atop the Four Seasons Hotel New York Downtown, the marble master bathrooms feature breathtaking views of the city and New York harbor through oversize windows that let in an abundance of light.
Nearby 45 Park Place is a brand new, 43-story residential building designed by internationally-renowned architect Michel Abboud of SOMA Architects. The thoughtfully designed soaring glass tower offers layouts that are both breathtaking and efficient. It’s also the first New York development featuring interiors by Piero Lissoni—the art director for major Italian brands and sought-after worldwide to design luxury interiors for hotels, restaurants, yachts and private residences. Every surface and fixture in the Loft Residences’ five fixture master bathrooms was selected by Piero Lissoni, including the custom wet room featuring a shower enclosure and the free-standing soaking tub by MOMA Design.
Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, Fifteen Hudson Yards is the Hudson Yards site’s first tower with for-sale residences. All residences offer handsome wide-plank white-oak flooring and hand-selected materials. Residents can select from two interior design palettes including tonal and contrast schemes. Pictured is the tonal master bathroom which is elegant and bright. It features oak cabinetry in oxidized dove-dyed oak and floating stone vanity with double sink and walls using polished Estremoz stone.
Tucked away in Manhattan’s West Chelsea neighborhood, Jardim is the first U.S. residential development by Isay Weinfeld, the world-renowned Brazilian architect and interior designer known for his hotels and high-end homes, including the Fasano Hotels and the recently opened reincarnation of New York’s iconic Four Seasons Restaurant. Jardim’s bathrooms convey a sense of understated luxury with a soothing palette of warm, handcrafted natural materials and finishes, including Italian-crafted bathtubs by Teuco in a unique stone-like matte finish. In some of the residences, these tubs are positioned near floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls that open to expansive terraces with views of the lush gardens below.
With interiors by DXA Studio, Penthouse C at 242 Broome, the first condominium within the Essex Crossing development on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, features a master bathroom that blends modern design with relaxation. A freestanding Wet Style soaking tub sits next to oversized windows that provide dramatic views of the surrounding neighborhood and the Manhattan skyline.
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Designed by AD-100 Marmol Radziner, Quay Tower’s elegant California-modernist inspired master bathrooms will be equipped with soaking tubs complimented by floor-to-ceiling windows that frame spectacular views of the East River, Manhattan skyline and Downtown Brooklyn. The building’s unique location in Brooklyn Heights at Brooklyn Bridge Park allows every unit, including the master bathroom, to boast these magnificent views, so that residents can unwind in privacy while enjoying the city skyline and sparkling waterfront.
Situated at the intersection of Midtown and the Upper East Side, 200 East 59th Street is Harry Macklowe’s modern, white condominium tower. Crisp and pristine, the building has been meticulously designed to bring true indoor/outdoor living to each of its 67 residences, along with unprecedented views of Central Park and New York City. Not just limited to the main living areas, select master bathrooms have been meticulously designed to include deep soaking tubs situated behind immense floor-to-ceiling windows to offer serene cityscape views. Incredibly luxurious and spa-like, these windowed baths offer an abundance of natural light and a quiet respite from the ever-buzzing city.
NYC’s ultra-luxury condominium tower 252 East 57th Street is home to a beautifully designed penthouse by AD100 interior architect, Daniel Romualdez. Listed for $29.75 million the 6-bed, 7-bath home consumes the entire 65th floor and has a custom-designed bathtub that punctuates the master bathroom. Luxuriously appointed, the master bathroom has stunning views through oversize windows and provides views of Manhattan, the East River and more.