Category — El Dorado
Former New York Times national security correspondent Philip Taubman and Felicity Barringer, the Times national environmental correspondent, sold their 7 room, 3 bedroom, 3 ½ bath El Dorado co-op apartment for $2,825,000.
The apartment was originally listed for $3.7 million when it went on the market in January, followed by a 6% price drop the next month to $3,495,000, and another reduction in April to $3,100,000After a 24% drop from the original list price, The co-op apartment was bought by David F. Eisner, CEO of TheMarkets.com, and Karen Lehman Eisner.
Monthly maintenance for the 2,650 square foot co-op apartment was listed at $3,406. The apartment’s living room and master bedroom offer southern views, and the unit has a washer and dryer. One extremely rare feature: the apartment also has a fireplace in the living room.
The El Dorado is a pet friendly building with an unusual asset: a half-court basketball court, in addition to a health club. A kid’s playroom, on-site parking, and a community room are also in the building.
Brown Harris Stevens agent Scott Harris had the listing. Harris knows the neighborhood well: he is an Upper West Side resident himself. Before he became a broker, Harris worked in the entertainment business for a decade as an artist manager and exclusive booking agent.
December 19, 2009 No Comments