The opulent Beaux Arts-style townhouse on Manhattan’s tony Fifth Avenue belonging to Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is again on the market, full with an $80 million price ticket.
The landmarked Upper East Side property—instantly throughout the avenue from Central Park and the Metropolitan Museum of Art—is the priciest townhouse on the market in New York City, itemizing information present.
Also often known as the Benjamin N. Duke House, after its first proprietor, the limestone and red-brick home “is one in all the final remnants of the luxurious mansions alongside Fifth Avenue going through Central Park that stay in personal palms,” based on the itemizing with Jorge Lopez of Compass, who declined to remark on the residence.
Across its 5 flooring and 20,000 sq. ft of dwelling house—which makes it the largest residence on the market in the metropolis—the property is fitted with palatial rooms, excessive ceilings, giant home windows, marble fireplaces and ornate moldings.
There are eight bedrooms, 10 loos, a grand staircase, a “putting” skylight and a terrace and a rooftop with views of Central Park and the metropolis skyline, the itemizing stated.
Friday marked its first return to the market since early 2021, when it was additionally asking $80 million, information present.
While the constructing can stay a lavish personal residence, there’s additionally the potential for it to be remodeled right into a gallery, a retailer, a museum or basis “given its prime location throughout the Met,” based on the itemizing.
Mr. Slim, 82, is Mexico’s richest man and, alongside along with his household, controls América Móvil, Latin America’s greatest cell telecom agency, and owns a stake in The New York Times.
He is price an estimated $91.7 billion, based on Forbes, many occasions the $44 million he paid to buy the property in 2010, itemizing information present. He couldn’t instantly be reached for remark.
The New York Post first reported the itemizing.