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Insane Clock Tower turned penthouse in DUMBO

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The exquisite triplex penthouse atop Brooklyn’s iconic Clock Tower building, erected in 1915 on the DUMBO (District Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) waterfront, is one of the largest poured concrete buildings in Brooklyn, New York. What used to be a machine room for the clocks is now housing a 6,500 square foot penthouse apartment boasting a breathtaking quadrangular view of New York city. The custom kitchen, designed by Canova for a renovation by developer David Walentas, founder of Two Trees Management Company, embodies all the style and charm of Italian ingenuity. With Italian sense of aesthetics, the kitchen has been conceived both to perfectly suit a dream domus and to create a winning combination with the atmosphere of the four clocks. A provocative infusion where the kitchen stems out as a full-relief sculpture in the middle of this dream apartment. This penthouse was originally listed for $25 million in 2009, but was price-chopped down to $18 million by the Corcoran real estate team. If it sells, it would be one of the most expensive homes ever purchased in Brooklyn.

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Some incredible features includes, solid rift quartered sawn 5-inch white oak plank floors; a custom glass-enclosed 3-story private elevator and architectural wraparound stairway.

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The tower has four famous 14-foot-tall glass clocks encircling the apartment, offering one-of-a-kind 360-degree views.

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A highlight to the home is the soaring ceilings, averaging between 16 and 50 feet high.

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The entire penthouse measures at just under 7,000 square feet, so you would have tons of space for entertaining.

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The home has 360-degree views of Manhattan and Brooklyn. Here you can see both the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges.

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The kitchen was custom designed by Canova with white lacquer cabinets, and sandstone and stainless steel countertops.

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It also has top-of-the-line appliances by Gaggenau and Sub-Zero.

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MORE INSPIRATION

The home has three spacious bedroom with private baths, but this one is an obvious favorite with its his-and-hers sinks and gorgeous soaking tub. The master suite will delight you with views of lower Manhattan.

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The en-suite bath offers fabulous views of the Manhattan Bridge to the Statue of Liberty from your soaking tub.

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Additional features includes a recreational space, sky roof cabana and open deck which also showcases views from The Verrazano Bridge to the Empire State Building.

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