The Better View

Below is an image of Central Park in Manhattan, looking north. The penthouse apartment sits on the north-south axis of that park, rendering the view as a symmetrical carpet of vegetation, laid out at the feet of the owner. From this vantage point, symmetry trumps “view”, such that other apartments may be higher with bigger vistas, but no other place in New York makes you feel like the city itself exists solely for you. 

Versailles in Manhattan

Versailles in Manhattan

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