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Families living in Douglas Manor, a private waterfront community in Queens, stay for a long time, so houses often become synonymous with a family's name, even after the family moves out. So the future buyers of this $2.68 million colonial shouldn't be surprised if their neighbors refer to it as the Cuomo House, as it was the last place Andrew Cuomo lived before he left the city and joined the Clinton administration in 1993. Located at 122 Grosvenor Street, the stately white house hold six bedrooms and sits on a landscaped yard with a slate patio and pergola. According to the Times, Cuomo did "extensive work" on the house in the three years he was there and did not expect to leave. Since that was 12 years ago, hopefully the current owners, Brian and Pascale Hainline, also updated the place, but maybe notsince first listing last May for $3.098 million, the house's price has been chopped twice.
· Listing: 122 Grosvenor Street [Daniel Gale Sotheby's via StreetEasy]
· From Queens Roots, Cuomo Clan Branched Out [NYT]
· Where People Stay, and 'Play Musical Houses' [NYT]
· Douglas Manor Colonial for $2.7M Is Like Something Right out of 'The Great Gatsby' [6sqft]
· Monday Mansion archives [Curbed]