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Gershwin scion sells 101 CPW home for $5.4M

May 23, 2013 09:00AM

101 Central Park West and George Gershwin

A scion of the Gershwin family has sold his co-op apartment at 101 Central Park West for $5.37 million, the New York Observer reported.

Marc Gershwin, the son of George and Ira’s brother Arthur, lived in the 15th-floor classic seven apartment for three decades. In late 2012, brokers Lorraine Ding and Michele Gershwin of Akam Sales & Brokerage managed to find a buyer for the unit, which was listed for $5.75 million, but the buyer was ultimately rejected by the co-op board. They then found the current buyer, Eiko Adams, a resident of St. Croix in the Virgin Islands.

In recent years, Gershwin has been the trustee of the famed Gershwin music trove, which is expected to rake in $5 to $10 million per year. [NYO]  – Hiten Samtani

  • Kernick Homes

    From my point of view $5.75 million is lots of money!

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