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The Donald's Trump Park Avenue PriceUpper MADNESS

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Donald Trump wrote the book on thinking big and kicking ass, and what he's doing with some of the remaining spreads at his Trump Park Avenue (at 59th Street) will either one day wind up as a celebratory epilogue, or a punchline. A few weeks back, Trump hired a Russian-speaking broker to market the converted hotel's re-envisioned duplex penthouse to his comrades, and then raised the price to $51 million to give the languishing property some juice. Now, Trump?with frenemy Dolly Lenz in tow?has jacked up the price on a trio of Trump Park Avenue apartments, including two more of the building's eight penthouses. The Donald don't mess around folks...

Via StreetEasy, the vital stats:

PH#23
Now Asking: $31,120,000
Last Week's Ask: $21,784,000
Increase: $9,336,000
First Listed: November 2005 (at $18.9 million)
Days on Market: 1020
[Listing]

PH#24
Now Asking: $31,000,000
Last Week's Ask: $20,433,600
Increase: $10,566,400
First Listed: January 2006 (at $18,375,000)
Days on Market: 935
[Listing]

#19A
Now Asking: $14,449,500
Last Week's Ask: $9,633,000
Increase: $4,816,500
First Listed: November 2005 (at $9,104,000)
Days on Market: 1020
[Listing]

Ambitious, yes, but will these things be tougher sells than Trump Steaks? Depends on the quality of the neighborhood's borscht, we assume. Bonus fun fact: a Curbed tipster thinks #23 might be the penthouse rented by another Big thinker, Donny Deutsch.
· Curbed PriceUpper: From Russia With Trump [Curbed]
· Floorplan Porn: Playing Photo Hunt With Donald Trump [Curbed]