New York City penthouse lists for $100m

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NEW YORK: An 8,000-square-foot penthouse in midtown Manhattan is on sale for $100 million, the most expensive apartment currently on the market in New York and a price that would set a record for the city.

“If someone paid $100 million for this apartment it would be record-breaking, said Ashley Murphy, director of public relations at Prudential Douglas Elliman, which listed the apartment on Friday.

Raphael De Niro, the son of actor Robert De Niro, is one of the agents selling the six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home that sits atop the CitySpire skyscraper near Central Park, Carnegie Hall and Fifth Avenue.

The current record sale price for a Manhattan apartment is about $90 million, paid by an unidentified buyer in May for a penthouse apartment in a luxury residential building just south of Central Park.
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