people who have more money than us

People Who Have More Money Than Us, Part XXV

This tower appears to be five thousand feet taller than anything else in New York.

The Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheik Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber al-Thani. Not only did he reportedly pay “nearly $100 million” for the duplex penthouse atop the still-under-construction One57 tower (at 157 West 57th Street), but according to the Post he has “also opened discussions with Extell Development about buying a cluster of four separate, full-floor condos,” which would bring his entire purchase to a grand total of $250 million.

Meanwhile, we are eating a Ziploc of pita chips that we brought from home because it’s cheaper than buying them from the vending machine.