Brooklyn’s Most Expensive Penthouse Condo Hits The Market

The most highly-priced dwelling in Brooklyn is heading on the current market currently. High atop Olympia, a dramatic new 33-tale household setting up positioned at 30 Front Avenue in Dumbo, is a 4,928 square foot, five bed room, 4 and a person-fifty percent bath penthouse with 552 sq. feet of out of doors place. Penthouse B is shown at $19.5 million.

Dumbo is an acronym for Down Less than the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. The title for the neighborhood was coined in 1978, when new residents believed that these an unattractive identify would help discourage developers. In truth, Dumbo nowadays is a supremely appealing spot to dwell, a hotbed of dining, recreation and browsing, with a lively urban community, hugely regarded public colleges, and New York City’s optimum concentration of technology companies by neighborhood. An added reward: Dumbo’s magnificent views of the reduced Manhattan skyline. 

Olympia has been climbing for several decades atop a substantial place amongst the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. Developed by Hill West Architects, it torques like a sail atop a very simple, rectangular base. The building will offer you 76 homes, a lot of with terraces oriented toward the look at. 

“We count on to see buildings like this is in Manhattan,” states Fredrik Eklund of Douglas Elliman. Eklund, a Swedish New York Metropolis-primarily based serious estate broker, Television set reality star and the author of The Sell, represents the project’s revenue and internet marketing in collaboration with The Heyman Group at Sotheby’s Global Realty and Douglas Elliman Growth Marketing and advertising. 

“When we imagine of luxury significant-rises, we think of Manhattan. Before Olympia was crafted, we by no means noticed anything like this in Brooklyn.” 

Integrated in the building’s 38,000 sq. toes of indoor and outside features are 3 swimming swimming pools, together with quite a few lap swimming pools, cure rooms, spas, a two-lane bowling alley and a regulation-sized tennis court docket overlooking the Brooklyn Bridge. A children’s playground is intended all around a nautical topic, as befits the neighborhood’s background. The building’s fitness centre, which is close to the playground, includes a spin studio, exercise session rooms, boxing gym and lounge. 

Penthouse B is the crown jewel of the creating, one particular of only two models with direct, personal elevator access. 

“And, not like most big New York City residences, this is all found on just one one flooring,” suggests Karen Heyman, a director of sales and leader of the Heyman Team at Sotheby’s Global Realty. “Many substantial units in the city are duplexes and triplexes, and, although there is practically nothing incorrect with flights of stairs, it is so effortless and quick to have all the rooms on one amount.” 

The inside designed by the Advert100 firm Workstead functions 7 and 3/4″ huge plank light-weight ash wood flooring. Leading-of-the-line Gaggenau appliances share the kitchen area with white maple cupboards with satin nickel components. Bogs boast soaking tubs, stone counters, maple vanities and signature Workstead aspects like chamfered edges along countertops.

In the metropolis, personal outdoor space is generally at a premium, a actuality that has greater exponentially for the duration of Covid lockdowns. The vast terrace is roomy adequate for an out of doors dining area, lounge chairs, sofas and garden vegetation, all in opposition to the incomparable backdrop of the Mahattan skyline.