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For $1.375M, a Midtown apartment with views of a Jeff Koons sculpture

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The apartment is far less than the cost of the sculpture

A one-bedroom apartment at 20 Sutton Place South comes with a $1.375 million price tag and a pretty unique New York City view. The pad overlooks the penthouse of 1 Sutton Place—and, specifically, an enormous sculpture by artist Jeff Koons.

The owners of that penthouse, billionaire hedge funder Richard Perry and his designer wife Lisa, have Koons’s Green Diamond on full display on their private roof deck. (Curbed covered their amazing, pop-art-filled home back in 2014.)

The Perrys purchased the Koons piece in 2005 for $2.3 million—a solid $1 million over the asking price for this particular apartment—and it’s been the source of much curiosity ever since. While there was some drama about the diamond glinting into neighboring windows, the listing agents for this apartment say there's no negative visual effect.

But let's get back to the apartment that’s actually for sale. Private common hall space, purchased for this unit, leads to a central foyer. The living room boasts a wood-burning fireplace and large dining area. The entire living space is fronted by a wrap-around terrace.

The 1,100-square-foot apartment boasts a master bedroom, separated from the entertaining area, with double exposures and generous closet space; a second bedroom has been converted into an office.

In addition to the museum-quality view, the apartment comes with access to the co-op’s amenities, including a full-time doorman and concierge, live-in resident manager, fitness room, roof deck and storage. Maintenance comes in at $2,900/month.