Tina Brown, Sir Harold Evans want $9.8M for Sutton Place pad

Media couple entertained celebs, CEOs at lavish triplex

TRD New York /
May.May 03, 2016 03:35 PM

For two decades, its spectacular garden served as the perfect backdrop for parties attended by the likes of Salman Rushdie, Bianca Jagger and Howard Schultz. Now, media power couple Tina Brown and Sir Harold Evans are looking to Sell Their Sutton Place maisonette for $9.75 million.

Located at 447 East 57th Street, a 15-story Rosario Candela co-op building with just 23 units, the triplex apartment measures more than 6,000 square feet and spans the building’s first three floors. It has four bedrooms and several wood-burning fireplaces.

But the crown jewel is a 20-foot by 65-foot garden where Brown hosted many of her legendary soirees.

Listing broker Kathy Sloane of Brown Harris Stevens wasn’t immediately available for comment.

Evans, a veteran editor and publisher, and Brown, former editor of Vanity Fair, the New Yorker and Newsweek, moved into the triplex in 1996, property records show.

But they reportedly paid between $3 million and $4 million for the pad with help from Brown’s former employer Condé Nast, according to the Observer.

In 2006, the couple took part in a lawsuit filed by the building’s co-op board, seeking to prevent developer Jon Kully of Flank from tearing down a townhouse abutting Evans and Brown’s property to make way for a 15-story condominium building at 441 East 57th Street. A state appeals court sided with the developer, however, and the new building was completed in 2008.


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
(Image by Wolfgang & Hite via Dezeen)

Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys

Hudson Yards megadevelopment inspires a new line of sex toys
Cammeby's International Group founder Rubin Schron and, from top: 194-05 67th Avenue, 189-15 73rd Avenue and 64-05 186th Lane (Credit: Google Maps)

Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio

Ruby Schron lands $500M refi for sprawling Queens apartment portfolio
Wendy Silverstein (Credit: Getty Images)

Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out

Wendy Silverstein, co-head of WeWork’s real-estate fund, is out
CoStar CEO Andy Florance (iStock; Getty)

CoStar plots international push with Emporis buy

CoStar plots international push with Emporis buy
Colliers’ Jay Hennick (iStock; Colliers)

Colliers’ profit rebounds

Colliers’ profit rebounds
40 East 72nd Street and Spiros and Antonia Milonas  (Getty; Google Maps)

Under water: Shipping magnate’s troubled UES condo is bankrupt

Under water: Shipping magnate’s troubled UES condo is bankrupt
Photo-illustration of Iron Hound Management’s Robert Verrone (Headshot by Studio Scrivo)

Here are the most active players in the loan workouts space

Here are the most active players in the loan workouts space
Jake Fingert, Casey Berman and Jeff Berman (Camber Creek)

Camber Creek closes $155M fund

Camber Creek closes $155M fund
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...