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New York's Most Anticipated New Luxury Condos of 2015

This weekend a condo at One57 broke the $100M barrier, and with the influx of new developments over the next couple of years, Manhattan might see more exciting numbers. Here’s a list of show-stopping condo developments coming in 2015.

520 Park Ave

Developer: Arthur and William Lie Zeckendorf

Architect: Robert A.M. Stern

Facts: The 54-story, 178k SF limestone tower will house 31 units and cantilever over Grolier Club.

Penthouse Price: A 12.4k SF triplex with a 1,257 SF terrace might ask $10k/SF, or roughly $130M.

Completion Date: 2017 but sales begin early this year.

Fun Fact: The limestone beauty’s favorite children’s book is Roald Dahl’s The BFG (Big Friendly Giant).

520 West 28th St

Developer: Related Cos

Architect: Zaha Hadid

Facts: The neo futuristic building will be 11 stories with 37 apartments.

Penthouse Price: $35M

Completion Date: 2015

Fun Fact: She works out at Curves.

67 Franklin St (Cast Iron House)

Developer: Knightsbridge Properties

Architect: Shigeru Ban

Facts: The six-story building was originally built in 1881 by James White.

Penthouse Price: $13M

Completion Date: 2015

Fun Fact: Thanks to her refreshed façade, her new favorite activity is photo-bombing pedestrians.

680 Madison Ave (Helmsley Carlton House conversion)

Developer: Thor Equities

Architect: Beyer Blinder Belle, Katherine Newman Design for interiors

Facts: The building is 250k SF with 15 stories and 69 units.

Penthouse Price: The 10k SF single-family townhouse is already under contract for $65M.

Completion Date: Sales began in 2014.

Fun Fact: Developer Thor Equities is planning to team up with Iron Man and Captain America to form the Joint Aventures.

515 Highline

Developer: Bauhouse Group

Architect: Soo Chan of SCDA Architects

Facts: The building features a unique, wavy façade with 12 units and 32k SF of residential space, along with 4.6k SF of retail.

Penthouse Price: $25M

Completion Date: December 2015

Fun Fact: She believes she was a refrigerator in another life, so displaying artwork on her façade feels meant to be.

20 West 53rd St (The Baccarat)

Developer: Tribeca Associates and Starwood Capital Group

Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill with Tony Ingrao for interior design

Facts: The 50-story building has 60 units, with the hotel on the first 17 floors already open.

Penthouse Price: $60M

Completion Date: 2015

Fun Fact: She and MoMA have a lifelong goal to visit Central Park one day.

30 Park Place

Developer: Silverstein Properties

Architect: Robert A.M. Stern

Facts: The 710k SF, 926-foot-tall building may become the tallest tower in Downtown Manhattan. It’ll have 157 units in 82 stories and a 189-key Four Seasons on the lower 27 floors.

Penthouse Price: $60M, which could set the downtown record.

Completion Date: 2016, but sales have already launched

Fun Fact: Her biggest fear is heights.

432 Park Ave

Developer: Macklowe Properties and CIM Group

Architect: Rafael Vinoly 

Facts: At 1,397 feet tall, she was the tallest residential tower in the Western hemisphere until 111 West 57th St came and stole her thunder. The 99-unit building already has one $95M purchaser and buyers from South America, the Middle East, China and Russia.

Penthouse Price: $82.5M

Completion Date: 2015

Fun Fact: She believes she can still beat 111 West 57th if she can only learn to jump…

53 West 53rd St (MoMA Tower)

Developer: Hines Residential

Architect: Ateliers Jean Nouvel with Thierry Despont for interiors

Facts: The 82-story, 1,050-foot tall building is set to be the fourth-tallest in the city. It will have 460k SF of residential space with 140 units and 30 additional staff quarters. There will also be three floors, or 36k SF, of exhibition space for MoMA.

Completion Date: 2017 but sales are expected to begin in 2015.

Fun Fact: Because of her association with MoMA, her first words were Dada.

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