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ABC Carpet & Home co-founder’s former home sells for $13.1M

Condo in 15 Central Park West changes hands after nearly 300 days on the market
May 21, 2014 03:40PM

UPDATED, 4:23 p.m., May 22: A three-bedroom condominium unit at 15 Central Park West, formerly home to Evan Cole, the co-founder of ABC Carpet & Home, has sold for just over $13 million.

First purchased off plans devised by Cole, who sold the property a month after taking possession back in March 2008, the 2,512-square-foot unit was asking $13.9 million when it closed for $13.1 million. When the unit first hit the market last year, it asked $14.9 million, the New York Post reported. Roxanne Martino, CEO of Aurora Investment Management, was the seller, along with husband Daniel Martino. The pair paid $9.1  million when the purchased the pad in March, thus snagging a $4 million profit in this most recent sale.

The 15th-floor apartment features three-and-a-half bathrooms and double-wall ovens.

Brokerage Mercedes/Berk’s Noel Berk and Liz Mercedes Berk had the listing. The buyer was shielded by an LLC dubbed Park 15. [Michael Gross] — Mark Maurer and Julie Strickland