Helen Gurley Brown

Celebrities, Cool Listings, Upper West Side 

Helen Gurley Brown, The Beresford, NYC celebrity real estate, 211 Central Park West

Over the summer, the Times asked the question, “Who owns Helen Gurley Brown’s legacy?” The 32-year editor of Cosmopolitan passed away in 2012, leaving behind her apartment in the legendary Beresford, one of only three that has space in the building’s iconic turrets. The co-op board, of course, wanted the valuable Central Park West residence listed, but those involved with her will didn’t oblige. The board must’ve won the fight, though, because Curbed reports that the penthouse apartment has hit the market for $20 million (significantly less than the $50 million+ some were speculating). And just as you’d expect from the author of “Sex and the Single Girl,” the four-level spread is full of leopard, flowers, and pink, pink, and more pink.

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