The palace penthouse triplex, once home to the late legendary comedian and American celebrity Joan Rivers, is back on the market for $ 38 million.
Now the rich apartment looks like the Palace of Versailles – just like it did on Rivers. “But there was a recent renovation that gave the apartment a whole new look,” Dolly Lenz real estate broker Jenny Lenz told The Post.
The Grand Triplex is equipped with 26-foot ceilings, parquet floors, terraces and a Central Park view. The distribution of the rivers is in the palace of John R. Drexel, located at 1 E. 62 – in a large, 42-foot-wide, six-story residence.
The seller is Muhammad bin Fahd of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, who bought the royal house in 2015 for $ 24 million. Another residence in the limestone palace is scheduled to be sold to the market today for $ 5 million.
The duplex on the second floor comes with two bedrooms and two bathrooms, the main bedroom overlooks the large living room, which has a fireplace and a balcony.
Details include 16-foot-by-4-inch ceilings, curved staircases, and Central Park views.
John Drexel’s father Anthony Joseph Drexel, Sr. heir to his fortune, he joined Drexel, Morgan & Co. in 1871 at the invitation of his father, Junius Spencer Morgan, along with JP Morgan. founded the company. The company played a major role in the rise of global finance after the American Civil War.
The palace, where the late director Elliott Kastner also lived, was designed in 1903 by Horace Trumbauer. (Trumbauer was also the architect of a palace that last belonged to the late, infamous pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. That tower was recently sold for $ 51 million. Gimme reported exclusively.)
The apartment is unique and looks like a “palace inside the palace,” the source said.
Listing broker – Paula Del Nunzio from Brown Harris Stevens. The building has a unique history and is said to have been the home of Ernest Hemingway. It is also said that the house was followed by a statue of JP Morgan’s nephew and Mrs. Spencer, the original resident of the palace.
In 2009, on the TV show Celebrity Ghost Stories, Rivers said he felt a celestial spirit who didn’t like Rivers ’update 25 years ago.
“It was so weird,” Rivers said on the show. “The apartment was cold. I never got my electrical stuff to work properly. “I think Mrs. Spencer is back,” said the doorman sarcastically. However, the pandemic seems to have cleared the ghost situation.