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Meet the Luxury Leaders | October 19-20 | Beverly Hills

Click here to view the full photogallery. Location: New York, N.Y. Price: $29,500,000 The Skinny: Just a door down from Fifth Avenue and Central Park, this 5,200-square-foot penthouse sits atop a 42-foot-wide Horace Trumbauer-designed mansion that was converted into condominiums. This one, the largest of the building's units, belongs to TV personality Joan Rivers and boasts over-the-top pre-war detailing, 23-foot ceilings, ornate marble mantels, and parquet floors. That sort of luxury -- combined with massive space -- comes with a high price tag on Manhattan's ritzy Upper East Side, but all things considered, the $29.5 million price tag is surprisingly high. In part that's because the building enjoys a level of service usually reserved for much larger luxury apartment hous...