Daily Show funny man Jon Stewart
has sold his 6,000SF Tribeca penthouse for $17.5M
in what was last week's most expensive NYC residential trade. He bought the unit for $5.8M in 2005. It also includes 2,000SF of outdoor space and 40 windows worth of city views, per the Times
. Before a 2004 conversion to 24 celebrity-baiting loft apartments, the building at 161 Hudson Street
, a sorely missed jam band venue. Other stars that flocked to the repositioned building included NY Mets catcher Mike Piazza
and the actor Jeremy Piven
. The new owner used the LLC Kisban
in the transaction.