A Lenox Hill co-op that’s set to hit the marketplace for $1.2 million has extra than simply 14-foot ceilings and two wood-burning fireplaces.
The 1,000-plus-square-foot one-bedroom at 16 E. 63rd St. was as soon as the house of the late Edie Sedgwick, a mannequin and actress who was famously certainly one of Andy Warhol’s superstars.
Sedgwick, who died in 1971 at age 28 of a barbiturate overdose, lived on this unit within the 1960s — and her time there wasn’t precisely drama-free.
In October 1966, a middle-of-the-night hearth ripped by means of this third-floor unit, which left Sedgwick with burns on a leg, an arm and her again. The trigger was reportedly a cigarette that fell from her mouth and onto her mattress when she was beneath the affect of blended medication. She mentioned the hearth had destroyed all of her belongings besides a leopard coat that was in conjunction with her mattress.
In fact, the unit has since been restored. The house nonetheless options its unique moldings. Extra perks embrace a front room with plenty of daylight, a dressing space and a storage room.
The Beaux-Arts mansion additionally lays declare to housing one other celeb: the late Zsa Zsa Gabor. This four-story property, in-built 1876, was initially a single-family dwelling — and the movie star resided there along with her mom, Jolie, in prior unspecified years. It was transformed right into a four-unit constructing in 1949.
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