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Barnes & Noble heir lists NYC duplex for $20M

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This designer penthouse is certainly a nice place to read a book.

A sprawling luxury Manhattan apartment with Empire State Building views has hit the market for $20 million. Its owner: Stephanie Bulger, daughter of Barnes & Noble founder Len Riggio. 

Tax records reveal that the former English professor currently owns the unit via a trust, Dirt reported. The publication further noted that Bulger and her husband, the self-described “luminary wellness expert and … angel investor” Mike Bulger purchased the property for $12.2 million in early 2013. 

The West 20th Street condo features 3,791 square feet of interior living space and 1,000 square feet of private outdoor space. According to its listing, held by Douglas Elliman’s Eileen Foy, the five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence was custom-designed by architect Alan Wanzenberg with interiors by Lewis Miller. 

The unit is accessed via a “private elevator vestibule,” which leads to an entry gallery. That, in turn, leads to a 41.3-by-15-foot grand scaled great room replete with a woodburning fireplace and a dining area capable of seating 20-plus people. The terrace wraps around the apartment and offers mature plantings, an herb garden and a Wolf grill — not to mention views of the High Line and Hudson Yards. 

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One of four bathrooms in the duplex.
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The unit offers views of the Empire State Building, the High Line and Hudson Yards.
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The stylish kitchen.
The stylish kitchen.
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In terms of technological perks, the condo has central air, electric shades and custom lighting throughout. Appliance highlights include not one, but two Bosch dishwashers — and two Sub-Zero wine refrigerators. 

The lower level of the duplex contains the vast majority of the apartment’s square footage, while the upper level has a second, 406-square-foot terrace and a sun room with a wet bar and automatic solar shades.

Despite its central location, the listing promises the apartment is “pin-drop quiet,” although “church bells toll mellifluously in the evenings from the teaching chapel on the grounds” of the adjacent General Theological Seminary. 

Building-wide amenities include a fitness center, private storage and access to the seminary’s private tree-filled lawns, named the Close. 

Douglas Elliman declined The Post’s request for comment. 



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