According with the Wall Street Journal, Walker Tower’s crown jewel, otherwise known as Penthouse One, has closed for $50.9 million.
The deal for the 5,955-square-foot, five-bedroom pad at 212 West 18th Street, which hit the market with a $55 million ask in September, sets a new record for the most expensive residential sale downtown.
The unit went into contract less than a month after hitting the market.
The largest downtown sale prior to Penthouse One’s closing was a penthouse unit at Zeckendorf brothers’ 18 Gramercy Park South, which sold for $42 million in August of last year.
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