Katie Couric finds a buyer for her $8M Park Avenue pad

Posted On Thu, March 29, 2018 By

Posted On Thu, March 29, 2018 By In Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upper East Side

Twenty years ago, celebrated news anchor Katie Couric bought a classic, five-bedroom co-op at 1155 Park Avenue. But after remarrying in 2014 to financier John Molner in 2014, the couple upgraded to a $12 million, full-floor apartment at the Peter Pennover-designed 151 East 78th Street. Couric first listed her longtime Upper East Side home this past October for $8.25 million; she then dropped the price to $7,995,000 at the end of January, and now the Post reports that the home has gone into contract.

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

The 10-room co-op has high ceilings, large windows, original parquet flooring, and views over Park Avenue’s famous tulip gardens. An entry gallery leads to the formal entertaining rooms, including a large living room that can fit several seating areas.

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

In addition to a spacious dining room, there’s an eat-in kitchen with both a breakfast room and aa butlers pantry.  There’s also a laundry room just off the kitchen which is attached to a staff bedroom.

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

1155 Park Avenue, Katie Couric, celebrities, Upper East Side, Cool Listings

The full-service coop offers a 24-hour doorman service, a fitness center, a bike room and live-in super.

[Listing: 1155 Park Avenue, #2SW by Alexa Lambert, Marc Achilles and Julie Soffen for Stribling]

[At CityRealty]

[Via NYP]

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