How shady Kazakh cash is building NYC’s poshest pads

How shady Kazakh cash is building NYC’s poshest pads


What do two lavish new condo towers coming to the Upper West Side and Midtown have in common? Connections to dubious Kazakh cash.

Set to rise 755 feet, 50 W. 66th St. on the Upper West Side will eventually boast 127 glittering residences — including a grand 3,889-square-foot, five-bedroom spread for $11 million, according to the offering plan filed by Extell Development.

Designed by the futuristic Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, the building will boast a pool, squash courts and a stunning multi-level outdoor terrace garden.

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Down in the Diamond District, at 570 Fifth Ave., Extell has also filed permits to build a 1,100-foot supertall with 468 luxury condo units to join his International Gem Tower and another planned 534-key hotel along West 48th

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