NYC’s Priciest Home Is on the Market

    A view of the entrance of the Pierre Hotel in Manhattan where an Egyptian former bank chairman has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a maid, in New York, May 31, 2010. Less than two weeks after a former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was indicted on similar charges, Mahmoud Abdel Salam Omar, 74, the former director of the Bank of Alexandria and now the chairman of the El-Mex Salines Company, was arrested after a Pierre Hotel maid accused him of sexually assaulting her, police said. AFP PHOTO/Emmanuel DUNAND (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

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    In the market for a new home? For just $125 million, you could be the proud owner of New York City’s most expensive home. The 16-room penthouse at the Pierre hotel on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue takes up three floors and comes complete with six bathrooms, five fireplaces, and four terraces. Stock-market analyst Martin Zweig purchased the sprawling pad for $21.5 million in 1999 and enjoyed it for a good 14 years before he died in February.

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