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NYC luxury apartment featured in HBO’s Succession hits the market for $23.3 million

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A luxury Manhattan condominium featured in the hit HBO drama Succession with 22ft ceilings, six skylights, two powder rooms, a private outdoor deck with downtown views, a pool and a resident-only wine tasting room, can be purchased for $23.3 million .

The duplex, Pavilion A, is located on the 29th floor of 2 Park Place, the address of the historic Woolworth Building, in the Tribeca section of lower Manhattan.

Two years ago, the property was listed for $30 million.

Succession fans would recognize the apartment as the home of Rava Roy, Kendall Roy’s ex-wife. Rava Roy is played by Natalie Gold and Kendall Roy is played in the series by Jeremy Strong.

Kendall Roy is the second oldest son of fictional media mogul Logan Roy, played by Brian Cox.

A luxury apartment on the 29th floor of the historic Woolworth Building in lower Manhattan is for sale for more than $23 million

The apartment is the same house as in the hit HBO drama Succession, starring, from left to right: Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook and Nicholas Braun

The apartment is the same house as in the hit HBO drama Succession, starring, from left to right: Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook and Nicholas Braun

HBO plans to bring back Succession for a fourth season, as the show has proven to be a hit with audiences subscribing to the streaming service HBO Max.  The image above shows a scene from the show as filmed in the flat

HBO plans to bring back Succession for a fourth season, as the show has proven to be a hit with audiences subscribing to the streaming service HBO Max. The image above shows a scene from the show as filmed in the flat

The condo features 22ft ceilings, six skylights, two powder rooms, a private outdoor deck overlooking downtown, and a residents-only pool and wine tasting room

The condo features 22ft ceilings, six skylights, two powder rooms, a private outdoor deck overlooking downtown, and a residents-only pool and wine tasting room

Sarah Snook, who plays Shiv Roy, the youngest and only daughter in the Roy family, can be seen above in the apartment during a scene in the second episode of the third season of Succession

Sarah Snook, who plays Shiv Roy, the youngest and only daughter in the Roy family, can be seen above in the apartment during a scene in the second episode of the third season of Succession

Succession tells the story of Logan Roy’s children and their struggle for control of Waystar RoyCo, the global media giant, which faces an uncertain future due to its founder’s failing health.

HBO plans to bring back Succession for a fourth season, as the show has proven to be a hit with audiences subscribing to the streaming service HBO Max.

The five-bedroom, four-bathroom condo spans over 6,700 square feet of indoor space and nearly 2,800 ft of duplex outdoor patio.

The kitchen features custom cabinetry from DADA, the luxury Italian furniture giant, as well as marble countertops, a wine fridge and two dishwashers.

The view from the observation deck of the 408 square meter private terrace

The view from the observation deck of the 408 square meter private terrace

The kitchen features custom cabinetry from DADA, the luxury Italian furniture giant, as well as marble countertops, a wine fridge and two dishwashers

The kitchen features custom cabinetry from DADA, the luxury Italian furniture giant, as well as marble countertops, a wine fridge and two dishwashers

As if one open plan kitchen wasn't enough, there is a morning kitchen in the master suite, which also has its own access to the terrace and a walk-in closet

As if one open plan kitchen wasn’t enough, there is a morning kitchen in the master suite, which also has its own access to the terrace and a walk-in closet

The master bathroom has a steam shower, bathtub, double sinks and underfloor heating

The master bathroom has a steam shower, bathtub, double sinks and underfloor heating

The image above shows one of the rooms from the apartment in the Tribeca section of Manhattan

The image above shows one of the rooms from the apartment in the Tribeca section of Manhattan

History of the Woolworth Building

  • The iconic building was designed by Cass Gilbert and opened in 1913 as the world’s tallest skyscraper
  • Retail magnate Frank Woolworth paid $13.5 million in cash for it
  • The building would house a Woolworth’s and bolster his New York City legacy and inspire confidence in American ingenuity
  • Building houses Woolworth Company headquarters
  • Includes first floor shop and secret private pool for Woolworth
  • The faces of Woolworth, the architects and the workers are etched throughout the building
  • It was nicknamed ‘The Cathedral of Commerce’ and ‘A skyscraper built by millions of nickels’
  • During the grand opening, 900 VIP guests feasted on the 27th floor as President Woodrow Wilson pushed a button in the White House to illuminate the building’s 80,000 light bulbs.
  • It remained the tallest building until it was overtaken by the 1,046ft. tall Chrysler building in 1930
  • The tower became a National Historic Landmark in 1966
  • It remained the headquarters of Woolworth Company until 1997

Source: History.com

Near the kitchen is a 52ft long great room.

As if one open kitchen wasn’t enough, there is a morning kitchen in the master suite, which also has its own access to the terrace and a walk-in closet.

The master bathroom has a steam shower, bathtub, double sinks and underfloor heating.

The building also houses a fitness studio that is only accessible to residents.

The lower 28 floors of the 792 ft skyscraper will remain office spaces. The 32 luxury units above have just completed a five-year renovation overseen by renowned French architect Thierry W. Despont.

Prices for the luxury apartments ranged from $3.5 million to $79 million for The Pinnacle, the massive penthouse that spans floors 50 to 58 and offers panoramic views of the Manhattan skyline and New York Harbor.

The five levels span 9,680 square feet and provide access to the skyscraper’s signature spire.

The skyscraper was designed by Cass Gilbert and completed in 1913.

It replaced the 700-foot MetLife tower in the Flatiron District as the world’s tallest and named after discount store pioneer FW Woolworth, who paid $13.5 million in cash for the project.

It remained the tallest in the world for 17 years until it was overshadowed by the 1,046-foot Chrysler Building.

Woolworth’s five-and-dime stores were the first where customers could research what they wanted to buy without the help of a sales associate.

He also created fixed prices for items by purchasing goods directly from manufacturers, eliminating the common practice of haggling

His building, nicknamed ‘The Cathedral of Commerce’, housed a Woolworth’s on the first floor and a half and held its headquarters in the tower until 1997, when it finally went bankrupt by a new generation of retailers. competitors, such as Walmart.

Horn’s Alchemy Properties was the company tasked with converting the top floors of the building for residential use.

Converting into a penthouse was a challenge as there were not enough windows in the top of the building to meet the city’s minimum light and air requirements.

Alchemy has filed a petition with the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission to add six windows and expand existing ones to bring the unit up to standard, according to the Wall Street Journal.

3,500 pieces of damaged terracotta on the facade of the building were also replaced.

Residents of the building have access to amenities including a spa with a sauna and hot tub, a gym, and a wine cellar and tasting room.

The private pool in Woolworth’s basement has also been restored for use by the residents.

In addition to its many amenities, the building also features a residential lobby that has been completely restored from Woolworth’s private office, where the shopping tycoon cemented his legacy in the Big Apple.

The lower levels are still rented out for commercial use.

The building is located adjacent to City Hall Park, Brookfield Place and the Westfield World Trade Center.

Frank W. Woolworth's original pool has been restored for residential use

Frank W. Woolworth’s original pool has been restored for residential use

The property is located at 2 Park Place, in the Tribeca . district

The property is located at 2 Park Place, in the Tribeca . district

The main lobby has also been restored to how Woolworth used to be during its shopping days

The main lobby has also been restored to how Woolworth used to be during its shopping days

Built for giant Frank W. Woolworth, the 792-foot-tall Woolworth Building was the world's tallest building when it opened in 1913.  It was called the 'Cathedral of Commerce'

Built for giant Frank W. Woolworth, the 792-foot-tall Woolworth Building was the world’s tallest building when it opened in 1913. It was called the ‘Cathedral of Commerce’

The Woolworth Building was the tallest skyscraper in the world from 1913 to 1930

The Woolworth Building was the tallest skyscraper in the world from 1913 to 1930

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