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Piggybacking on an apparent trend of Upper East Side developments with female names, The Clare, a 19-story building at 301 E. 61st St., has launched sales. There are studios to three-bedroom units mixed with duplexes and a four-bedroom triplex penthouse. Chef’s kitchens have Miele appliances and custom Poggenpohl cabinetry, wide-plank white oak lines the floors and Watermark fixtures sparkle in the master bathrooms. The 13th-floor amenity level, which looks out to views of Central Park and the Queensboro Bridge, includes a gym, a lounge with a bar and an 800-square-foot terrace space. Prices here occupy a wide spread, from about $800,000 all the way up to $8.9 million.