Anna Wintour’s ex lists Soho pad for $6M

David Shaffer’s 3K sf co-op at 284 Lafayette Street is on the market

284 Lafayette Street in Soho (Credit: Douglas Elliman)
284 Lafayette Street in Soho (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

David Shaffer, Anna Wintour’s ex-husband, listed his 3,000-square-foot co-op in Soho for $6 million.

Shaffer, a child psychiatrist and academic, purchased the three-bedroom, three-bath pad at 284 Lafayette Street for $4.3 million in 2012. The top-floor unit at the six-story, 45-unit co-op features 11-foot ceilings, eight skylights, cast iron columns and built-in bookshelves (possibly filled with back issues of Vogue?).

He bought the Soho apartment after selling his West Village townhouse at $6.88 million to Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy, the New York Observer reported. Shaffer and Wintour were married for 15 years and have two children together.

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Douglas Elliman brokers Abigail Agranat, Leslie Mason and Andrew Darwin have the listing.

The Vogue editor-in-chief and Conde Nast moved downtown to One World Trade Center in late 2014, taking taking 1 million square feet of space. The publishing giant recently sublet 50,000 square feet of its space at SL Green Realty’s 711 Third Avenue[NYO]Dusica Sue Malesevic