Thu. Feb 2nd, 2023

After much less than a month on the current market inquiring $16.8 million, David Bowie’s longtime apartment in downtown Manhattan is in contract to be sold, according to assets documents and StreetEasy.com.

The musician, who died in 2016 at 69, bought the condominium for $3.81 million in 1999, in accordance to StreetEasy.

“By all accounts, Bowie cherished dwelling in SoHo/Nolita,” according to the guide ”Forever Stardust: David Bowie Throughout the Universe,” which notes that Mr. Bowie enjoyed wandering by Washington Square Park and searching nearby bookstores. “He felt at home, semi-nameless, between New Yorkers much too interesting to act star-struck at movie star sightings.”

Measuring just over 5,000 sq. toes with an extra extra-than 1,000 sq. toes of outdoor room across three terraces, the apartment is in a mid-increase setting up that dates to the late 1800s and was previously home to a chocolate factory, according to StreetEasy.

The 4-bed room device has immediate elevator obtain, a 56-foot-lengthy fantastic space, a library and a major bedroom suite totaling additional than 1,000 sq. feet with a fire and a dressing space, the listing shows. The listing agent, Stuart Moss of the Corcoran Team, declined to comment.

Singer David Bowie pictured in 1973.



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Mr. Bowie was a glam-rock icon whose profession commenced in the late 1960s. Acknowledged for his spectacular make-up and outlandish stage wardrobe, his greatest regarded songs included “Ashes to Ashes” and “Life on Mars?” His loss of life in 2016 followed a battle with cancer.

The house is owned by a have faith in linked to his estate, data clearly show. A trustee detailed on the property documents couldn’t straight away be reached.

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Appeared in the July 16, 2021, print version as ‘David Bowie’s NYC Dwelling Quickly Sells.’