By W. A. Muller
Luxury condominium 325 LEX unveils its crown jewel with a new, smartly designed full-floor penthouse that combines astounding New York City views with modern convenience. Sitting atop the 31 story building, Penthouse B boasts 2,477 SF of flawless interior space and an additional 1,136 SF of sprawling outdoor terrace space overlooking some of Manhattan’s most iconic structures including The Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, Freedom Tower, East River and Brooklyn Bridge.
Conceived by Carmel Partners, with interiors by Povero & Company, the stunning penthouse features 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, soaring 11 foot ceilings with a custom marble and steel surround fireplace and wide plank natural walnut floors. The windowed eat-in kitchen includes a skyline breakfast bar with Liebherr, Bosch, Kohler and Sub-Zero appliances. The sophisticated and modern master suite has a windowed marble bathroom, two walk-in closets, and a private terrace off the bedroom. Floor-to-ceiling windows connect interiors with the sweeping cityscape, allowing residents to feel at one with the city, yet removed from the bustle.
With its distinguished shimmering glass façade, 325 LEX features 125 studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom residences designed to maximize light, air, and panoramic city views. Representative of Carmel Partners’ meticulous attention to detail, the building features two passenger elevators with walnut paneling and Bianco Antico granite floors. Common corridors feature textured vinyl wall covering and custom-made wool Ulster carpeting.
An intimate lobby, attended 24 hours daily, is a warm welcome fore residents and their guests. The lifestyle and amenities focus on creating a balance of work and play, from a dynamic fitness center designed by The Wright Fit, to a landscaped roof terrace – perfect for entertaining – with wide open views that never let residents forget they’re in the heart of one of the world’s most dynamic cities.
Convenience is paramount at 325 LEX. Some of the city’s best restaurants, wine bars, and cafes are outside the door, and a jaunt uptown or downtown is never too far.
Now over 30% sold, the building is a commuter’s dream. Bordering Murray Hill, it’s a quick walk to Midtown’s spires. And with a location just three blocks from Grand Central Terminal and FDR Drive, getting in, out and around the city couldn’t be easier.
Prospective buyers can experience the 325 LEX lifestyle by visiting the building’s four on-site model residences.
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