Socialite Gayfryd Steinberg sells UES home after $7M chop

Gayfryd Steinberg as soon as dominated New York’s ’80s Nouvelle Society along with her late husband, company raider Saul Steinberg — earlier than they offered their 740 Park Ave. home to Blackstone’s Stephen Schwarzman and auctioned a few of their most prized possessions.

She is now married to Vanity Fair author Michael Shnayerson, mountain climbing within the Swiss Alps, trying as glamorous as ever — and has lastly offered her Upper East Side townhouse.

The value — $11.6 million, according to property records — is much lower than the $18.75 million she requested for simply final year.

The five-story, 20-foot-wide brownstone is at 46 E. 73rd St.

At 8,310 sq. ft, it comes with 5 bedrooms and 5½ bogs.

Steinberg bought the townhouse in 2002 for $5.3 million from artwork collector Donald Rubell.

The formal townhouse opens with a lobby that leads right into a gallery with an open spiral staircase.

There’s an eat-in chef’s kitchen that faces the road, with stairs resulting in a renovated basement.

Striking options embrace a eating room with bookshelves and an open, double-height ceiling. The eating room additionally opens to a sq., formal backyard.

The parlor flooring boasts a double library lined with books and a woodburning fire, together with an atrium with a skylight and an iron-and-brass railing round an open part above the bottom flooring eating room, together with massive home windows overlooking the backyard.

One of the 5 bedrooms within the five-story home.

Sotheby’s International Realty


The 20-foot-foot brownstone sits on quiet East 73rd Street.

Sotheby’s International Realty

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There’s additionally a proper front room with a woodburning fire, lacquered partitions, Georgian moldings and huge home windows going through East 73rd Street.

The major bed room takes up the third flooring with two bogs and a dressing room with three massive walk-in closets.

There are extra bedrooms on the fourth and fifth flooring, together with a home office.

The completed basement encompasses a gymnasium and wine storage. The itemizing brokers are Kathryn Steinberg and Armin Allen of Sotheby’s.