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Joan River's opulent NYC penthouse sells for $28 million - take a peek inside!

Joan Rivers extravagant Manhattan penthouse just sold for $28 million. The apartment includes a ballroom, music room and private terrace.
/ Source: Zillow

UPDATE: Late comedianJoanRivers’ opulent Manhattan triplex has sold for its asking price of $28 million, CNBC reports. Property records do not show the sale yet.


ORIGINAL POST 2/10/2015: Who knew the late Joan Rivers had such a fixation on Marie Antoinette?

Her Manhattan penthouse, which is listed for $28 million, is how Marie Antoinette would have lived “if she had money,” Rivers joked in the 2010 documentary “Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work.”


The comedian also told Vanity Fair that the ill-fated French spendthrift was the historical figure with whom she most identified.

“She had great style,” said Rivers, who died last fall and who won a Grammy posthumously this week for her spoken-word album “Diary of a Mad Diva.”


Over-the-top style gilds every room of this 5,100-square-foot penthouse near Central Park. An opulent ballroom adjoins a music room with 23-foot ceilings, antique boiserie paneling, plus two ornate fireplaces. A wood-paneled library features a fireplace and views of the park and the Manhattan skyline.


On the second floor, a mezzanine overlooks the ballroom and leads to a master suite with French doors that open onto a private terrace with more views of the park. Separate but contiguous guest quarters have 2 bedrooms, 2 baths and their own large living room with a fireplace and eat-in kitchen.


The home has been on and off the market since 2009. Leighton Candler of Corcoran Group Real Estate has the listing.