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A legendary Tribeca townhouse that has been on and off the market for three years is back up for sale. Originally priced at $50 million, the 8,170-square-foot space is now wants $35 million, and if you’re wondering what all the fuss is about, the spread offers a rare feature that contributes to the high price tag. Connecting the home to a loft across the street is the historic Staple Street Skybridge, a windowed footbridge looming over its titular side street that comes with the sale, adding an ounce of eccentric intrigue.Described by Sotheby's International Realty listing agents Kaptan Unugur and Mara Flash Blum
as “a magical open canvas waiting for new ownership’s creative vision,” the property will certainly embrace any design style. The main property, the Tribeca townhouse at 9 Jay Street, is a four-story brick building with two curbs. Though the listing touts the possibilities of renovation, there is plenty already present to fall in love with; French doors and an eat-in kitchen mirror the old-world charm of the bridge and cobblestone streets just outside, while a roof deck offers sumptuous views of the city.A stroll across Staple Street via the bridge reveals the loft, located in a corner unit on the third floor of Hudson Street. The possibilities of this linked space are endless; an office optimally separate from the home or living quarters for live-in help are just two options that come to mind.Curbed
first reported on the listing.