The Upper East Side residence that used to belong to schemer Bernard Madoff has found a buyer. The Wall Street Journal's Developments blog reports that the property, 133 East 64th Street # PHA, has gone into contract, to an unidentified purchaser for an as yet unknown price. The Ponzilicious penthouse first hit the market in September for $9.9 million and, after a November chop, was last asking $8.9 million. (But original estimates placed the duplex in the $7 million to $7.5 million range.) The listing brokerbabbled its way around the property's scandalous associations, but we're not sure the new owner will be able to shake the penthouse's reputation so easily. While we keep an eye out for said buyer's identity, if you're in the market for a piece of Madoffiana and missed out this time, the Madoffs' Palm Beach house is still on the market for $7.25 million.
· Madoff's Manhattan Penthouse Goes Into Contract [WSJ]
· 133 East 64th Street coverage [Curbed]