Tour the Most Expensive Apartment in New York City
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Tour the Most Expensive Apartment in New York City

834 Fifth Avenue, located directly across from the Central Park Zoo, is one of New York City’s most prestigious addresses. Case in point: Rupert Murdoch once bought the penthouse triplex in which Laurance S. Rockefeller lived for nearly 50 years. (His ex-wife Wendi Murdoch is now the owner and lives there with their two daughters.)

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THE LIBRARY’S WALLS ARE LINED WITH 17TH-CENTURY LEATHER.

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Rarely do the Rosario Candela-designed building’s 24 apartments come on the market, but last week a 20-room duplex on the 7th and 8th floors, that belonged to the late Salomon Brothers CEO John Gutfreund, was listed for $120 million, making it the most expensive apartment for sale in New York City (WSJ broke the news.)

THE VIEW TO THE SOUTH OVER THE TREES OF CENTRAL PARK

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THIS STAIRCASE LEADS TO THE UPPER LEVEL, WHICH INCLUDES A 1,600-SQUARE-FOOT MASTER SUITE WITH A DRESSING ROOM AND SITTING ROOM

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SEE ALSO: Pulltab Design, an architectural firm in Manhattan

WINDOWS LINING THE LIVING ROOM FACE CENTRAL PARK

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The residence features 12.5-foot ceilings, original moldings, and a staircase so grand it belongs in an Italian palazzo. The library is lined with 17-century leather walls (naturally), and the floor plan reveals over-the-top amenities like four staff rooms, a wine cellar, and two storage units. Scroll down for a look inside the listing.

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