Urban Digs: Modern Duplex Penthouse in NYC

Step off the elevator at the 48th floor and arrive at a sleek, duplex penthouse atop the Barracat Hotel in New York City. Here, a private hallway leads to 7,400-square-feet of living space, with five bedrooms, five baths and soaring ceilings. Glass walls showcase panoramic views of Central Park, the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center.

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Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Halstead Real Estate, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Modern Penthouse Foyer With Staircase

One of the penthouse's stunning details (rest assured, there are many more) is its glass and marble floating staircase which connects the residence's two floors. New York City views go uninterrupted via glass window walls.

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Stairway Adorned With Artwork

The open air stairwell has a modern art museum feel with the stairs constructed from glass and marble and white walls setting off striking sculptures and paintings.

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Sleek Living Room With City Views

The penthouse has 7,400 square feet of living space and 14-feet ceilings which show off the New York City skyline from every room.

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Modern Sitting Area With Skyline View

Floors throughout the apartment are made from 6-inch wide ebony stained white oak. They're a grounding pairing with walls of glass that offer up incredible panoramas of New York City's most iconic vistas.
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Modern Living Room With Skyscraper View

Forty eight floors above the city, the penthouse's living areas are streamlined and elegant, matching the grandeur of the backdrop.
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Modern Dining Room With Skyline View

The dining room matches the grandeur of its view with a lacquered white dining table, white leather chairs and sculptural chandeliers.
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Brown Modern Chef Kitchen With Gold Plate

The penthouse's kitchen is SieMatic with enough room for a dining table. Chef-grade appliances blend beautifully with walnut and nickel cabinets and marble countertops. There is also a wine cooler and an adjacent butler's pantry.
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Modern Chef Kitchen With New York View

The gourmet kitchen's incredible cabinetry is ebonized walnut with a nickled frame. Countertops are marble and there are built-in Sub-Zero and Miele appliances, but of course!
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Penthouse Deck With City View

The deck alone is as big as some New York City apartments at 550 square feet. Clear railings keep city views on constant display and the space is large enough for entertaining.
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Balcony at Night With Skyline View

The wall slides back to join the living room with a wide balcony overlooking New York. Views stretch out endlessly in three directions, unblocked thanks to clear railings.
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Modern Bedroom With Nighttime Skyline View

The city is laid out in front of the residents of this incredible bedroom, one of five in the penthouse. The starlike chandelier matches the mood of the city's twinkling skyline lights.
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Urban Spa Bathroom With Skyline at Night

Shower, soak, get ready for the night all with the breathtaking backdrop of New York City's skyline. All boundaries are clear so views never stop.
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Modern Spa Bathroom With City View

The luxury of this spa bathroom comes with a capital 'L': white-honed marble, almost 400 square feet, separate shower areas and vanities. And then there's that seriously wow view.
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Modern Bedroom With Skyscraper View

It's kind of impossible to get over the views on display from each of the apartment's five bedrooms. Designed by acclaimed architect Tony Ingrao, the penthouse takes up two floors of New York's Baccarat Hotel.
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Blue Contemporary Bedroom With Skyscraper View

The walls in this bedroom are a gorgeous aqua blue, a striking foil for the room's cream-colored furnishings and curtains and, of course, the skyscrapers.
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Modern Bathroom With Window Wall

Each of the four bedrooms has their own bathroom. The style in each is sleek, clad in Siberian polished marble with polished chrome fixtures.
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Penthouse View of Central Park

The penthouse sits 48 floors above New York City with views of Central Park, the rivers, the downtown skyscrapers. Urban living doesn't get much more luxurious.
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