Robert A.M. Stern‘s 220 Central Park South will eventually rise 950 feet amongst the supertall and super-luxury towers of Billionaires’ Row. As of August, the 66-story tower had risen 600 feet, and now that it’s nearing the homestretch, urban explorer and photographer Viktor Thomas decided it was time to get past the construction zone and scale the limestone skyscraper. First shared by Untapped, he posted this vertigo-inducing set of photos on his Instagram account @vic.invades that show the truly insane views from the tower.
It’s fitting that the tower offers such incredible views; in addition to 118 luxurious homes and a long list of swanky amenities, it will boast a $250 million penthouse, the city’s most expensive apartment if the sale goes through. Developer Vornado is anticipating a project sellout of $3.17 billion.
Thomas told Untapped of his recent adventure: “…the feeling of climbing to the top of this location felt out of this world. It’s as if I was testing out the location for the wealthy people who will eventually be living there. I got to check it out first which is a privilege.”
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