The duplex of late Wall Street millionaire, Christopher Browne and his male-partner in life, late architect Andrew Gordon has recently been put on the open market with a $29.9million price tag. The plush 12-room duplex condominium, purchased by Browne in 2000, sprawls over 6,286 square feet across the whole 30th and 31st floors of a 43-story building.
According to the floor plan there are two bedroom, four bathrooms, a separate apartment with one bedroom overlooking East 60th Street with the possibility of being converted to two bedrooms for the staff with their own bathrooms and kitchinettes. A plus 23-foot long entrance gallery is accessed through a private elevator. French doors separate the living room, dining room and library stretching over 72 feet. In the north-east corner there is a library with bookshelved walls. The entrance gallery and the dining room are connceted through a butler’s pantry with its own walk-in pantry to a high-end center island and there is an adjacent sun-flooded breakfast room.
At the northern end of the deluxe residence there is a sculpted glass-railed staircase leading up to the second level landing opening to a guest bedroom flanked by an ensuite bathroom and a 500-square-foot media room with sweeping city views to the north and the west. The master suite includes a private entry hall leading to a massive +40-foot area functioning both as a sitting room and bedroom. There are also two enormous dressing rooms and a sprawling main master bathroom with laundry closet. Highlights of the condo include 10-foot soaring ceilings throughout, numerous closets, two wet bars, two sets of washers and dryers and what not. The 52 windows offer 360-degree city views over Central Park.