To the delight of the city's tabloids, Dominique Strauss-Kahn has moved from his temporary apartment at 71 Broadway to a four-bedroom, 6,800 square-foot, $50,000-a-month townhouse in TriBeCa to sit out his house arrest while the attempted rape case against him moves along. Also, The New York Times reports that the Manhattan District Attorney's Office added two senior prosecutors to the legal team prosecuting the case.
Both tabloids got in some classic "perv" puns (the Post: "Chez Perv," the Daily News: "Just Pervect") in their headlines announcing Strauss-Kahn's new digs. And some digs they are. The property has been on offer from Town Real Estate (which supplied the photos) for an asking price of nearly $14 million to buy or $50,000 per month to rent. In addition to its four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms it has a movie theater, a steam bath, a jet tub, a terrace with "Japanese paper glass wall and wolf natural gas grill," wide-plank flooring is made of antique French oak, and top-of-the-line kitchen appliances. No word on a bowling alley, but we'll keep you posted. Not bad for someone who one week ago faced the possibility of spending the next few months at Rikers Island. To top it all off, the Daily News reported Strauss-Kahn and his wife, Anne Sinclaire, enjoyed a $242.79 steak dinner from nearby Landmarc for dinner last night.
The master bedroom:
The living space:
The well-appointed kitchen:
An interior space:
And of course, the movie theater: