The 2012 sales record for a townhouse was set last week with the $42 million deal for 973 Fifth Avenue?a sale price pretty similar to the overall annual records for homes sold in 2009 through 2011. (Too bad that 15 Central Park West sale had to come along and break the $40M streak.) PropertyShark has put together a list of the most expensive homes sold in New York City each year since 2005; click through for a slideshow.
· Chart of the week: NYC most expensive homes (2005-2012) [PropertyShark]
· Other Cool Chart Things [Curbed]