Opened back in 1931 on Park Avenue and since then, Waldorf Astoria has become a landmark development in New York. Being a true palace and the city’s largest, most fascinating and tallest hotel building, it has welcomed world’s influential people, celebrities, leaders, royalty, cultural figures and every US President. Owing to its remarkable history, timeless elegance and classic opulence, Waldorf Astoria always remained a symbol of five-star excellence and epicentre of New York’s dazzling social life.
After ninety years of its launch, the ever-charming Waldorf Astoria is preparing to enter into next stage with an extensive facelift to offer luxury condominiums alongside five-star hotel experience. It will deliver a fine selection of 375 contemporary residences ranging from studio to multi-rooms configuration in The Towers Waldorf Astoria right above the 52-storey signature hotel building. Besides residential options, the building will also feature 375 hotel rooms on the lower 18 floors.
Since its inception, it was the most updated hotel building with distinguishing features such as it was the first to have electricity on every floor, to have en-suite bathrooms and the one to offer 24-hour room service to its discerned clients. Even now, it is being renovated and restored by the world’s finest and the best in their respective fields developers, architectural firms and interior designers.
It is being restored by developer Dajia Insurance Group and the architectural firm of Skidmore – Owings & Merrill, with the residential interiors and amenities designed being done by Jean-Louis Deniot. The residents will not just have the opportunity to own a piece of history but to enjoy the finest living in the luxury residences complemented by the superlative amenities and excellent facilities.
With the limited collection of 375 residences, the buyers will have a choice to pick from 126 different floor plans, out of which many have their private terraces. There are studios, one, two, three and four bedroom apartments and two trophy penthouses. Every residence will have its own private concierge closet, dry cleaning and room service that will be available 24 hours a day. It will also have in-built washer and dryer, antique style fixtures to remind you of the heritage and history of the hotel.
Kitchen is open and has a peninsula with bar-height counter, fully integrated suite of Gaggenau appliances including a gas cooktop with hood, refrigerator, wall oven, and dishwasher. The cabinetry is manufactured in Italy by Molteni&C and customized to have under-cabinet lighting and polished nickel accents. Other notable features are polished Quartzite Arabescato backsplash and nickel faucet and fixtures.
Another striking feature of The Towers of Waldorf Astoria is residential amenities spread over 50,000 sq. ft. and the major attraction out of which is the 25m Starlight pool that overlooks Park Avenue and is lit by a restored skylight. Other facilities include private bars, salons, game rooms, Park Avenue lobby, a business centre, outdoor entertainment space, game room, and rooftop terrace.
The esteemed residents will have access to every service that hotel offers and considering the privacy of residents, the residential portion is kept completely separate from the hotel – with entrance on 50 Street. In short, there will be no more attractive address in New York than The Towers of Waldorf Astoria for A-list investors around the globe.