Helen Gurley Brown’s Beresford penthouse closes for $19.38M

The legendary apartment went into contract last year after just one month

Jul.July 10, 2016 04:00 PM

From the New York site: The deal is done. Cosmopolitan editor Helen Gurley Brown has officially sold her Beresford penthouse, with the apartment closing for $19.38 million.

As The Real Deal reported in December, the flamboyantly pink quadruplex, long owned by the late “Sex and the Single Girl” author, went into contract after just a month on the market.

The apartment stretches into one of the building’s three iconic towers at 211 Central Park West. It was asking $20 million when it hit the market in November. Gabriele Devlin of Sotheby’s International Realty had the listing.

Gurley edited Cosmopolitan for 32 years, and her late husband, theater and film producer David Brown, had owned the outlandishly-decorated apartment since the 1970s, when they bought it from director Mike Nichols.

Gurley died in 2012, leaving the apartment to her estate. [NYT]Christopher Cameron

Related Articles

Placeholder image

Former MLB All-Star Matt Holliday sells Jupiter estate for $9M

Andre Agassi and Franklin Academy at 5000 Southwest 207th Terrace (Credit: Getty Images)

Agassi scores again with $61M charter school sale

From left: Dan Marino, Nick Bosa, Frank Gore, T.Y. Hilton, Rob “Gronk” Gronkowski, and Don Shula (Credit: Getty Images and iStock)

Ahead of Super Bowl LIV, here’s where pro football stars call home in South Florida

Rendering of the project, Victor G. Harvey, Sr. and Flo Rida

Flo Rida is building a vodka distillery in Fort Lauderdale Opportunity Zone

Chris “Birdman” Andersen and William Meyersohn (Credit: Getty Images)

Chris “Birdman” Andersen sells Pinecrest house for $2M

Don Shula and the Four Seasons Residences at The Surf Club (Credit: Getty Images)

Dolphin great Don Shula scores condo at Surf Club

From left: Jill Hertzberg and 1633 North View Drive, and Dr. Arthur Agatston and Sari Agatston (Credit: Getty Images)

South Beach Diet founder sheds Sunset Island home

Novak Djokovic and Eighty Seven Park (Credit: Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic pays $6M for Renzo Piano-designed condo