Back in 2019, actor Matthew Perry listed his customized penthouse residence in Los Angeles’ Century building with a $35 million ask. It was about two years before the property would find a buyer, and along the way the asking price was dropped by $13 million. In the end, Perry had owned the full-floor unit for four years when it closed.
After purchasing the loft-like, 9,290 sq. ft. property, Perry had it revised in a nearly decadent contemporary style that both romantically contextualizes the city outside the floor-to-ceiling glass, and is romantically contextualized by it. That sense of interplay informs nearly every room in the home, perhaps none more acutely than the master bedroom, where the connection to the city scape is particularly intense after sundown. The current owner, Afterpay co-founder Nick Molnar, adjusted some of the unit’s more effusive design elements to taste, and one can see the green ceiling accents in the master bedroom and the furnishings have been rendered more neutral.
The sense of scale is the other breathtaking overarching theme of the property. The main living area is a sweeping plateau of a space, with textural and color variation set against the canvas-like white of the walls and ceilings. Custom shelving, contemporary lighting, fireplaces—one of them in the dual-island kitchen and living room—plank oak floors, and tray ceilings also contribute to the overall design style of the property. Texturally, the decadence comes to a head in the unit’s private theater.
The unit’s landscaped terrace space provides an outdoor sanctuary to match the indoor space. It includes a BBQ and dining area, and a spa corner with a companion L-shaped bench seat.
Molnar’s net worth is around $1 billion.