The Real Deal New York

Church convent turned luxe home trades for $14.8M

Waverly Street townhouse underwent two-year renovation
By Zachary Kussin | June 06, 2014 02:40PM

From Luxury Listings NYC: The 22.5-foot-wide Greek Revival townhouse at 154 Waverly Place, which from the late 1950s to the late 1990s served as the convent for the nearby Church of St. Joseph, sold for $14.8 million, according to city property records filed today. The selling entity is a trust controlled by South African-born mobile computing executive Nicholas R.H. Toms, who bought the building in 2000 for $4.2 million and listed it this March for $14.95 million. [more]