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Rolling Stone Founder Lists Non-Rock 'n' Roll House For $18M

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Jane Wenner, who along with her ex-husband founded pervasive music-based magazine Rolling Stone, has listed her dubiously traditional Upper West Side townhouse for $17.95 million. The house at 37 West 70th Street was built in 1891 by architect Gilbert Schellenger and received a full overhaul in the 1980s by its former owner, the fashion designer Perry Ellis. Along with adding a jutting extension in the back and some varied windows on its facade, Ellis also brought reclaimed pieces from London's original Savoy hotel into the home, like the Art Deco fittings that line some of its nine fireplaces, the Times reports. This isn't the first time Wenner listed the townhouse where she raised her three kids; she received two offers last year which she ultimately turned down. Wenner wasn't sure she wanted to sell at the time, but with work full steam ahead on a carriage house in the Village, it seems like she's made up her mind to move on.

· Listing: 37 West 70th Street [Sotheby's via StreetEasy]
· Upper West Side Home Once Owned By Perry Ellis For Sale [NYT]