It is a house that launched a million voyeuristic thrills—Marilyn Monroe, clad in lingerie, briefly appeared in a second-story window. Too bad for the neighbors that the famous sex symbol didn’t undress in the window of 164 East 61st Street every night. She only displayed herself when the cameras were rolling, during the filming of The Seven Year Itch.
The house, a multifamily with commercial space on the ground floor, has sold for $5.9 million to Oakwood Equities LLC. The buyer would appear to be real estate investor Ira Lifshutz, given that he and Oakwood share an address in Engelwood, New Jersey. Hey, Engelwood also provides one of New York’s more famous views. Read More