An Higher East Aspect apartment owned by the late visionary Bloomingdale’s chairman and chief govt, Marvin Traub — and the late Lee Traub, his spouse of 63 years — is in the marketplace for $3.75 million.
The Forty fourth-floor house is on the Belaire, situated at 524 E. 72nd St. And this house is the place the couple typically hosted glamorous soirées, with friends together with Barry Diller and Diane von Furstenberg, say itemizing brokers Wendy Sarasohn and Jamie S. Joseph, of Brown Harris Stevens.
The Traubs’ Connecticut dwelling in tony Greenwich can also be in the marketplace — asking $1.69 million, as Gimme Shelter reported final week.
Marvin Traub’s accomplishments are again within the highlight, as Bloomingdale’s celebrates its one hundred and fiftieth anniversary — and his function in reworking the buttoned-up model into an aspirational luxurious procuring mecca within the Seventies and Nineteen Eighties.
Lee, who handed away in July at age 95, was a dancer who studied beneath Martha Graham and have become chair of the Martha Graham Dance Firm. Her husband pre-deceased her by 10 years.
The three-bedroom residence is 2,700 sq. toes and comes with hanging East River views. It’s the primary time the unit has been in the marketplace in additional than 30 years.
The Traubs bought the house for $1.86 million in 1988 — about $4.76 million immediately — the yr the constructing opened, and the asking worth features a parking spot.
The nook house boasts an oversize nice room, a marble entry gallery and glowing metropolis skyline views. It was initially a four-bedroom, however reconfigured to create a windowed, eat-in chef’s kitchen.
Constructing facilities embody a doorman, a skylighted pool, a gymnasium and sauna, a kids’s playroom and a convention room.