The Covid-19 pandemic may have slowed the New York City real estate market, but that hasn’t stopped many of its luxury towers from unveiling new listings. Among them is 111 West 57—the tallest residential building in the Western Hemisphere and, with a width-to-height ratio of 1:24, the skinniest in the world—which has just launched two new loggia residences worth a collective $105.5 million.

Despite the circumstances, there’s reason for the listing agents to feel a bit confident. Unlike many other supertalls in the city, this 1,427-foot-tall tower has had some success with its offerings as of late, having sold two units worth around $30 million apiece back in June. One of them, Residence 70, was purchased by an international buyer who only ever viewed the apartment virtually; the contract was signed in less than 30 days.

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