PRICED TO SELL! A rare offering and extraordinary opportunity to own and customize an expansive 2,100 square foot penthouse duplex high above the city in prime Chelsea, boasting airy ceilings, fabulous views and spacious outdoor terraces! This exceptionally unique, recently refreshed apartment in a sought-after prewar condominium awaits your stylish touch to transform it into the ultimate luxury dream home you've always envisioned. You and your architect can create your personal masterpiece, tailored to your taste and needs, with an extraordinary canvas to work with! Stretching walls of windows showcase amazing views of the city and sparkling lights at night from every vantage point, and invite in brilliant natural light that fills both generous levels throughout the day. A keyed elevator brings you to a private vestibule that greets you on the main level, leading into massive awe-inspiring open living space. The incredible light-bathed great room with 16 big picture windows and sunny exposures to the north, south and east overlooks downtown Manhattan and captures iconic landmarks stretching all the way down to the Freedom Tower. A private terrace provides a peaceful place outdoors to enjoy the city vistas. This level also features an open kitchen, 2 bedrooms, laundry/storage rooms and a full bath, affording unlimited flexibility to alter the layout as you desire to possibly accommodate 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and of course, a phenomenal custom chef's kitchen. Ascend the central spiral staircase to the grandly-proportioned upper level, awaiting to become the most enviable master suite or entertaining venue around! High 12' ceilings, and doors that open to a 500 square foot private terrace with vistas encompassing Hudson Yards and the Empire State Building, make this a true oasis. Built in 1926, 252 West 30th Street is a coveted Art Deco live/work condominium with a full-time super, video intercom security system, and passenger/freight elevators. The 15-story, 25-unit building is pet friendly, and situated in Manhattan's vibrant neighborhood of Chelsea. Live your best life, mere steps from the High Line, Hudson River Park, the shops and restaurants at Hudson Yards, fine dining and entertainment, Whole Foods, The Shed, and express subway transportation. Don't miss this exclusive, one-of-a-kind opportunity!*Interiors virtually staged.* Reduced to $2,795,000 CC $2229; RET: $2677.