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Ring in the New Year: 6 Penthouses with Skyline Views

Elevate your home in the New Year, and explore our collection of luxury penthouse dwellings featuring unrivaled views of their cityscapes below.

Farewell, 2022! Goodbye, so long, tot ziens, adieu, au revoir. Take the elevator, too, not the stairs: We’re celebrating New Year’s Eve with this collection of sleek city penthouses, high above the streetscape, with plenty of midnight fireworks to boom and spangle in the sky.

The fireworks start in Paris, where an elegant duplex opens to a rooftop terrace with a view of the Eiffel Tower’s feux d’artifice; then to New York City, in a dazzling downtown duplex steps from the High Line; to Bangkok, and a sky-high residence above the River of Kings; to Dubai, and a penthouse with views of the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa; then on to Amsterdam, and a sleek ultramodern apartment in the unique Pontsteiger building.

Hoist a glass of bubbly, and enjoy the city views from the top. Happy New Year!  

1. Penthouse on Avenue Foch, Paris, France 

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This airy, spacious Parisian penthouse on Avenue Foch has a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower, and the New Year’s Eve fireworks. Its 4,112 square feet unfold across the seventh and eighth floors of an elegant mid-20th century building just a mile from the Champs-Élysées.  

Everywhere, wide floor-to-ceiling windows admit vast quantities of Parisian light. Versailles parquet floors, wood-panelled walls, and ornate ceilings with crystal chandeliers are among the splendid details. 

At the entrance is a stunning double-height hall. An iron-railed staircase curves up to the second floor, where a grand living room awaits. Farther along are the drawing room, cozy bar, smoking room, and conservatory, which opens to a landscaped terrace overlooking the Parisian rooftops. 

The double-height dining room has a beautiful crystal chandelier and yet another view of the Eiffel Tower. It’s served by a large gourmet kitchen with a pantry and powder room. Rounding out the floor are two luxurious bedroom suites. 

Three additional en suite bedrooms are on the lower floor, including a private suite with two dressing rooms and a luxurious bathroom with sauna. Additional amenities include three cellars, two lock-up garages, and two staff apartments. 

2. Residence at the Dance Building in New York, New York 

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This opulent contemporary loft in New York’s fashionable Chelsea neighborhood is one of 12 condominiums in the Dance Building at 217 West 19th Street, a mixed-use cooperative with a non-profit dance studio and performance space. 

The 4,260-square-foot residence is entered via a vestibule landing. Its centerpiece is the stunning great room with a 38-foot-high ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows opening to north- and south-facing terraces. 

The chef’s kitchen features teak and copper finishes; Wolf, Sub-zero, Gaggenau, and Miele appliances; and an 11-foot Arclinea Lignum et Lapis industrial sculpture kitchen island. 

The home is fitted with the highest quality finishes and materials: Engineered oak floors, Erco museum-quality lighting and Lutron lighting controls, a Sonos sound system, zoned temperature control, and an integrated Neptronic humidifier. 

The primary suite has a Poliform custom closet, and a spa-worthy bathroom. It opens to the north-facing terrace and a view of Hudson Yards. Two secondary bedrooms have California closets and share a luxurious bathroom with radiant floor heating and Dornbracht fixtures. 

The outdoor areas are paved, landscaped, and fitted with integrated light and sound systems. There’s also a shared roof deck.

The High Line, Hudson Yards, Chelsea Market, and the Whitney Museum of American Art are all just minutes away.  

3. Sky Residence at The Ritz-Carlton Residences Bangkok, Thailand


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Sky Residence is aptly named. The sumptuous 3,714-square-foot apartment occupies the 62nd floor of the tallest building in Thailand: King Power MahaNakhon, home to the Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok.  

Designed by Arkitektura, the turnkey residence features bespoke furnishings and the finest appliances and fittings. The home offers dazzling, triple-aspect views across the city skyline, Lumpini Park, and the Chao Phraya River. 

The living and dining areas are ideal for entertaining. There are three spacious bedrooms, including the dramatic principal suite with its opulent circular bath. A separate study/library, a beautiful open-plan kitchen (and separate Thai kitchen), a utility room, and staff quarters are further highlights. 

Ownership comes with exclusive access to the five-star amenities of the Ritz-Carlton, including the residents’ lounge, swimming pool and spa, professional gym, games rooms, and private cinema.  

A Director of Residence oversees a full-service 24-hour concierge and valet parking, along with doormen and porters in addition to housekeeping and other staff. In-residence dining is available, as is yoga, pilates, and personal training. 

The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Bangkok are in the heart of the CBD (with a direct link to Chongnonsi PBTS Sky Train Station) and surrounded by some of the city’s best shopping and dining.  

4. PH4202 at Reach Residences at Brickell City Center, Miami, Florida

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Reach Residences at Brickell City Center is an elite collection of apartments offering a turnkey, “live, work, play” experience in the heart of downtown Miami. 

Penthouse 4202 towers above the city from its luxury perch on the 42nd floor of the residential tower. The home’s loft-like floor plan extends to 2,684 feet with four bedrooms and three-and-a-half bathrooms. 

The ingenious color palette uses a cool white with neutral accents in the common spaces, and segues to a soothing neutral scheme with warm accents for the bedrooms and bathrooms.  

The exquisite finishes include porcelain floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, all under smart-home automation and one-touch audio and lighting controls. 

The hall has gallery walls to display large-scale artworks. The vast living room is styled for grand-scale entertaining with its adjoining kitchen (fully kitted with leading edge appliances) and formal dining space. Beyond is a terrace that takes in the sea air and the views of Biscayne Bay.  

A double-height wall of glass in the study floods the space with light. The corner main suite has double-aspect windows to frame the water views.  

An elevator takes residents to the shared roof deck with two heated pools and spas, sun lounges, and tropical gardens. The building also offers a library, business center, cafe, and private parking.

Below is Brickell City Center, a three-level shopping, dining, and entertainment complex. 

5. Waterfront Penthouse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates 

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Volante, one of Dubai’s most prestigious addresses, offers this luxurious waterfront penthouse, with its sweeping balcony and dazzling view of the Dubai Water Canal and Downtown Dubai skyline—including the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building. 

The 5,043-square-foot, two-bedroom residence is impeccably furnished and luxuriously appointed with high-quality finishes, such as Italian Travertine marble and East African Zebrano wood. 

The opulent gallery-style lounge and formal dining room offer panoramic vistas of the glittering Dubai skyline. The study and the two en suite bedrooms overlook the yacht-filled waters of the Dubai Water Canal. 

There are two kitchens, including a prep kitchen which connects to the private, self-contained staff quarters. The layout is perfect for organizing lavish soirees and dinner parties catered by Volante’s in-house restaurant and chef.  

The building’s seven-star amenities include The Spa, which offers a wellness sanctuary with Zen treatment suites, sauna and steam rooms, and a TechnoGym fitness center; The Garden, a landscaped terrace, overlooks the Dubai Water Canal, with a 25-meter infinity pool, sunken fire pit, and barbecue station; and The Lounge, a multifunctional zone with a coffee bar, conference room, and cinema. 

6. Residence at The Pontsteiger in Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Although not classified as a penthouse, this 3,650-square-foot residence abides high on the 22nd floor of The Pontsteiger, a landmark building overlooking the IJ river in Amsterdam’s Houthaven neighborhood. 

Designed by Van Rossum Raadgevende Ingenieurs, this cutting-edge development consists of a six-floor low-rise block with two bridged towers rising nearly 300 feet. The marble-white concrete façade, set with artisan-glazed bricks, changes with the light to mimic the ebb and flow of the river below.  

The residence offers light-filled living space with tall, wide walls of windows, four bedrooms and five bathrooms. The open-concept living room has wraparound windows overlooking the river and the cityscape. 

The several lounges embrace the Dutch concept of gezelligheid, or coziness, ideal for entertaining or contemplating the views. 

At the base of The Pontsteiger are pavilions and courtyards, which include restaurants, bars, cafés, and shops. A five-star hotel and a marina are also part of the development. Amsterdam Centraal Station and the Westergasterrain cultural park are a five-minute bike-ride away.