RUSH LIMBAUGH SELLING MANHATTAN PENTHOUSE
This beautiful luxury condo atop 1049 5th Avenue, 10 rooms on the 20th floor, is for sale for $13.95MM. He purchased the apartment in 1994, reported for about $5MM. While the apartment does not necessary fit as “historic,” it is well worth seeing.
The unit includes hand painted wall and ceiling murals (by renowned artist Richard Smith), Baroque décor, crystal chandeliers, and gold leaf moldings. There is a hand-cut patterned marble entrance hall floor, herringbone mahogany floors in the public rooms and wall-to-wall carpeting in the bedrooms. Some walls are upholstered in Fortuna fabric. Draperies are swagged and edged with dangling pompoms. Monthly maintenance is $13,360.
There is a double wide living room with a fireplace and both the living rooms and dining room have windows on three sides affording beautiful Central Park views, and direct elevator entry. There is storage room in the basement and a separate staff room on the 3rd floor of the building.
This is a pre-war building, built in 1928 as the Adam Hotel and in the 1990’s was converted to condos with full time white glove doorman and concierge services. Windows are massive. The building faces 86th Street.
Living sq ft is 4661, on a full floor. Apartment includes 4 en-suite bedrooms, a wood paneled library/den, media room, eat-in-kitchen, his and her dressing rooms, 4 terraces – 2 with direct Central Park views – and 5.5 bathrooms.