Argentine billionaire sells Pierre co-op for $19.5 million

From left: the Pierre and Maria Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat
Nonagenarian billionaire Maria Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat has sold her 2 East 61st Street apartment, at the Pierre, for $19.5 million, the New York Post reported.

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De Fortabat, the widow of Argentine industrialist Alfredo de Fortabat, is also a formidable art collector, and the art from her apartment will be sold Dec. 17 by Capo Auction, a New York-based auction house.

The 6,100-square-foot five-bedroom co-op Sports A Terrace overlooking Central Park. The $20,000 per month maintenance bill includes “turndown service,” the Post said. [Post]