(CNN)The most expensive home in the country sold in New York for $238 million. Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin closed on the Manhattan property at 220 Central Park South on Wednesday his spokesperson said.
The nearly 24,000 square foot apartment takes up several floors at the top of a tower designed by architects Robert A.M. Stern and developed by Vornado Realty Trust.This sale is the most anyone has paid for a home in the United States. The previous record was set in 2014, also by a New York property.
That home in the Hamptons sold for $137 million, according to statistics compiled by Miller Samuel Inc., a real estate and appraisal consulting firm that tracks highest sales of single residences over $50 million. Continue Reading