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The ‘Sweeney Todd’ composer bought the Turtle Bay townhouse around 1960

Stephen Sondheim’s New York Townhouse Sells for $7 Million

Legendary composer Stephen Sondheim’s New York City townhouse has been sold for a whopping $7 million. The “Sweeney Todd” composer purchased the Turtle Bay townhouse around 1960, and it has now found a new owner who is also a fan of Sondheim’s work. The buyer, who wishes to remain anonymous, is based in New York City and plans to make the Midtown townhouse their primary residence.

A Glimpse into Sondheim’s Townhouse

Located in the Turtle Bay neighborhood, Stephen Sondheim’s townhouse boasts an elegant and sophisticated design that perfectly reflects the composer’s artistic legacy. The townhouse features a spacious living area, a modern kitchen, and multiple bedrooms, offering ample space for the new owner to enjoy the property as their primary residence.

Michael Franco of Compass Handles the Sale

Michael Franco, a listing agent with Compass, facilitated the sale of Stephen Sondheim’s townhouse. Although he declined to name the buyer, Franco shared that the new owner is a Sondheim fan based in New York City. This sale not only marks a new chapter in the history of the townhouse but also showcases the continued demand for luxury properties in the city.

Read the original article on The Wall Street Journal

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