Claude Wasserstein, the former wife of late financier Bruce Wasserstein, is looking to make bank on her 7,000-square-foot Upper East Side penthouse at 995 Fifth Avenue. According to The Real Deal, Wasserstein is planning to list the sprawling home for a staggering $65 million—more than $30 million more than what she purchased it for in 2008.
This isn’t the first time that Wasserstein attempted to unload the massive duplex within the former Stanhope Hotel. The home first floated onto the market in 2010 with the same exorbitant price tag, which breaks down to $9,285/square foot. Obviously things didn’t work out.
In 2005, Extell Development converted the hotel into 139 condos, and Wasserstein’s home was one of the Rosario Candela-designed building’s sponsor units. It features five bedrooms, a wraparound terrace, and a landscaped rooftop garden overlooking the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Per TRD, the listing will be shared between Brown Harris Stevens and Sotheby’s International Realty. Will it manage to find a buyer this time around? Only time will tell.
Update: The listing is now live! Photos and floorplan have been added; share your thoughts on the, um, interesting decor in the comments.