Besides being the building’s second most expensive unit, the apartment also is the third priciest residence ever sold in the city — behind Mr. Griffin’s purchase and a duplex at the pinnacle of One57, on West 57th Street, that was bought in 2015 for nearly $100.5 million, reportedly by Michael Dell, the chief executive of Dell Technologies.
The $59-million apartment on the 48th floor was sold to a New York entity called Noble Birch (US) Inc. The full-floor unit, which encompasses 6,591 square feet, has five bedrooms, six full baths, two powder rooms and a 96-square-foot balcony. The list price was $67 million.
Also closing in the building at year’s end was No. 66, another full-floor unit, with 4,935 square feet, four bedrooms, five full baths, two powder rooms and a 96-square-foot balcony. It was bought for $54.5 million by the limited liability company Datoun66.
No. 59A, a 3,814-square-foot unit with three bedrooms and three and a half baths, sold for $36.1 million, The buyers were listed as Liedong Ding and Haiyan Bao.
No. 34A was purchased for $31 million by the limited liability company SPC 34A. It has 3,703 square feet with four bedrooms and four and a half baths, along with a 20-foot balcony. And No. 55B, which sold for $26.8 million, has 3,211 square feet, three bedrooms and three and a half baths. The buyer was 220 March LLC.
At 432 Park, the concrete-and-glass skyscraper between 56th and 57th Streets, apartment No. 65A closed at nearly $24 million. The 4,019-square-foot aerie has three bedrooms, four and a half baths and a library.
The sale price was below the $27 million that it first sold for in July 2016. (The unit was sold back to the building sponsor, in September 2017, for $27.9 million, and then sold again in December 2017, for $26.4 million.)