Susan Vega has fled her longtime Manhattan home — but she hasn’t gone far enough.
The “Luca” songstress quietly sold her apartment of 17 years last month, making little profit.
Vega is known for her prolific music career and more locally, for being a celebrity “synonymous with the Upper West Side”. A local publication commented, The 63-year-old grew up in the neighborhood, went to college in the neighborhood, was inspired by the famous neighborhood restaurant to write her hit track “Tom’s Diner,” and until last month, called 37 W. 93rd St. her home. , (Between childhood and the present, she’s been away from Tony Nabe a few times — living in Chelsea, Harlem, and Tribeca at various times, according to Crain.)
While Vega has said goodbye to this particular Upper West unit, she hasn’t gone far enough. Crain’s said she moved to a Central Park West rental barely a block away.
Vega bought his unit in the prewar apartment building in 2006 for $1.6 million and sold it in December for $1.8 million. reported outlet,
“The apartment is in a building that was built in 1908 and was part of a trend when townhouse residents were moving to multi-family housing,” Dale Laine, who brokered the deal with fellow Corcoran agent Roger Abounader, told the Post. Said property, which is one block from Central Park. “As a result, the apartment feels more like a private home, with a series of spacious public rooms overlooking a tree-lined street.”
The unit features details including buried wood interior doors, a wood-paneled dining room, transoms, sconce-style lighting, and original bathroom tile. There’s also a full wall of south-facing windows, a flexible floor plan that allows for two to four bedrooms, two windowless baths, and use as an in-unit washer/dryer.
The main building has a marble lobby, an elevator, a live-in super, storage and a bike room prior listing,