Ms. Midler’s triplex, atop the brick-and-limestone co-op building at 1125 Fifth Avenue and 94th Street, which sold for $45 million, was initially on the market for $50 million in September 2019. The sprawling apartment had served as home to Ms. Midler and Mr. von Haselberg, a performance artist, since 1996, and it was where they raised their daughter, Sophie.
The penthouse, a combination of two units, has around 7,000 square feet, plus another 3,000 square feet of landscaped gardens that offer sweeping vistas of the park and Midtown skyline. There are four main bedrooms and six and a half bathrooms, as well as a home gym that could be converted into a fifth bedroom. The unit also has three wood-burning fireplaces and a library/music room encompassing the top floor.
The primary bedroom suite contains a large dressing room; a small beauty parlor; two steam rooms; and the gym. One of its two bathrooms features a Japanese hinoki-wood soaking tub.
Ms. Midler, a singer and actor whose numerous awards include three Grammys as well as a Tony for her performance in “Hello Dolly!,” had called the apartment her “country house in the city.” Among her favorite pastimes there was bird watching.
The apartment, under contract since February, was bought through the 1125 Residence Trust.
Ms. Moore’s townhouse at 335 West 11th Street, which sold for $15 million, was first put on the market in 2009 for nearly $12 million, six years after she had bought it for $3.5 million when it was an apartment house. She and her husband, Bart Freundlich, a writer and director, spent about 18 months converting it back to a single-family residence, with help from her brother-in-law, the architect Oliver Freundlich.
The home has been on and off the market a few times over the years; it was sold in an apparent private deal to a buyer using the limited liability company aptly called 335 11th Street.
The five-story, red brick Greek Revival structure, with a classic front stoop, was built in 1839 between Washington and Greenwich Streets. It is currently configured with a primary suite encompassing the third floor, two bedrooms on the fourth floor and a home office and large family room at the top level. Ms. Moore relocated the kitchen from the garden floor to the parlor level above.
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