Warhol celebrity Edie Sedgwick’s ‘60s co-op on the market


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.

American model and actress Edie Sedgwick (1943 - 1971) and pop artist Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987) talk together at the Mod Ball, a party held in the Rainbow Room of Rockefeller Center, New York, New York, November 22, 1965. Sedgewick wears a silver lame bikini top and matching bell-bottom trousers while Warhol wears a leather jacket. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Edie Sedgwick and Andy Warhol attend the Mod Ball at Rockefeller Middle in 1965.Getty Photos

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.

The Avati Group of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New York is advertising this itemizing.

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