Famed Sports Broadcaster Marv Albert Is Selling His Lincoln Square Penthouse For $16.5 Million


Famous long time sports broadcaster, Marv Albert, is selling his Manhattan duplex penthouse.

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The 72 year old television and radio sportscaster and member of the Basketball Hall of Fame,  has been a favorite of American sports fans for almost fifty years. New York sports fans knew him first when he began broadcasting the New York Knicks games when he was only 26 years old, a job he kept for 38 years. Albert went on to broadcasting fame with NBC Sports while keeping his job with the Knicks. He was born and raised in Brooklyn.

Marv Albert is now selling his Manhattan duplex penthouse which he has owned since 1996. Located at 150 Columbus Ave and West 57th Street, also known as Lincoln Square, the apartment has 3, 553 square feet and a 1, 500 square foot terrace with a full irrigation system, speakers and a retractable awning. Its master bathroom mirror actually has a television built in it.


photos source : Curbed Real Estate

The apartment was purchased by Albert eighteen years ago for $2.393 million and is now being offered at $16.5 million. Just last month, a newer and larger unit in Albert’s building was put on the market for only $16 million.

Having broadcast Super Bowls and many other major sporting events in the last forty years, Albert has an estimated net worth of $25 million and an annual income of $2 million putting him at the pinnacle of the sports broadcasting profession.


Photos source : Curbed Real Estate


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