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Helen Gurley Brown's UWS Penthouse Is Already in Contract

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Just a month after it went on the market, former Cosmopolitan editor, Helen Gurley Brown's Upper West Side penthouse is now in contract, the Real Deal reports.

The four-story penthouse went on the market for $20 million in November. Although Gurley Brown passed away in 2012, the home still bears her signature stylings - among them are a leopard print rug, a hot pink shag carpet, gold wallpaper, and pink drapes.

The fashion editor and the author of the bestselling book, Sex and the Single Girl, lived in the apartment, which is located in the famed Beresford building at 211 Central Park West, for 32 years with her husband David Brown.

The couple purchased the apartment from late director Mike Nichols. And the building has never been short on celebrities. Glenn Close, tennis ace John McEnroe, and actor Richard Holbrooke all previously lived in the building.

Gurley Brown's four story penthouse only includes two bedrooms, but has three terraces, and a 2,300 square foot outdoor space connected to the master bedroom.

It is unclear if the apartment went into contract for it's original ask of $20 million, and the buyer has chosen to remain anonymous, according to TRD.

Helen Gurley Brown's Beresford pad in contract after a month [TRD]
· Cosmo Editor Helen Gurley Brown's UWS Penthouse Asks $20M [Curbed]
· Celebrity Real Estate Archives [Curbed]

The Beresford

211 central park west, New York, NY