Fri. Jun 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

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.’