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  • Russell Simmons and the penthouse apartment

    A duplex penthouse in the Financial District owned by hip-hop magnate Russell Simmons has come on the market.

    Simmons — famed for pioneering a hip-hop revolution in the 1980s, through his music label Def Jam and for signing artists such as Jay-Z and Ludacris —is asking $11 million for the five-bedroom, 4.5 bathroom spread. He had shared the penthouse, at 114 Liberty Street, with ex-wife Kimora Lee Simmons. [more]

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    Images from inside 114 Liberty Street and Platinum Properties brokers Philip Askeroth and Daniel Hedaya (center, from left)

    The largest available apartment for sale in the Financial District hit the market, according to The 5,400-square-foot condominium at 114 Liberty Street near the corner of Greenwich Street is available for $6.39 million. The apartment, currently being marketed by Daniel Hedaya and Philip Askeroth of Platinum Properties, includes five bedrooms, four-and-a-half bathrooms, a fireplace and central air conditioning.

    “It’s difficult to come by that size apartment in the Financial District,” Askeroth said, noting that its proximity to the new World Trade Center “makes it a good investment.” TRD[more]