907 Fifth Trade: $10.4 M. Includes Sizable ‘Breakfast Room’

  • As the ultimate fate of the massive mansion of deceased copper heiress Hugette Clark at 907 Fifth Avenue remains unknown, the fate of another unit in the tony co-op has been solved. 

    Gina Diez Barroso de Franklin, president of Mexican design firm Grupo Diarq, spent $10.4 million on a new place with a marble entrance of Romanesque columnes resembling more closely the entrance to an Italian palazzo than the foyer of a New York apartment.

    According to a listing by Corcoran agents Wendy Sarasohn and Jamie Joseph, the 14-room home includes a 653-square-foot living room and a library paneled in dark wood. Did we mention the private screening room in the east wing? Or the 108-square-foot “breakfast room” listed in the floor plan?

    Fortunately, for her, Ms. de Franklin won’t have to move very far. The property deed lists her current address as 480 Park Avenue. (She must really love those park views!)

    The apartment was sold by Mark and Jean Cohen. We are finding more info on the sellers. Ms. Diez Barroso de Franklin could not be reached for comment.

    eknutsen@observer.com

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