A restaurateur is trying again to offload his duplex in the same NYC luxury building where Marilyn Monroe once lived — take a look inside the $1.85 million apartment

The master bedroom in the $1.85 million Sutton Place duplex listing.

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The master bedroom in the $1.85 million Sutton Place duplex listing.
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Douglas Elliman

At the tail end of the 1950s, Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller lived in a charming 15-story apartment building in Sutton Place.

To this day, 444 East 57th Street is still a prestigious address, with white glove service, incredible amenities, and notable residents.

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The New York Post reports that one of those residents, restaurateur and former Le Cirque co-owner Mauro Maccioni, has again listed his maisonette duplex, currently asking $1.85 million. (The property was first on the market in 2013 for $1.879 million but didn’t sell.)

Keep reading for a look inside the three-bedroom, two-bathroom duplex that spans 1,600 square feet.


The duplex is located at 444 East 57th St. The building sits between the Upper East Side and Midtown East.

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444 East 57th St. sits right in the middle of the Sutton Place neighborhood.
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Google Maps

Source: Google Maps


The building is 15 stories tall and boasts notable former residents like Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller, Bobby Short, and Bill Blass.

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Exterior of 444 East 57th St.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


Monroe and Miller resided in the 2,200 square-foot penthouse, which has an even larger 3,000 square-foot wrap-around private terrace with views of the 59th St. Bridge and East River.

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View from the patio of Monroe and Miller’s one-time penthouse.
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Brown Harris Stevens

According to the New York Post, the penthouse was most recently listed and sold for $6.75 million in 2016.

Source: New York Post, Brown Harris Stevens


The pair lived in what the New York Post called Monroe’s “East Side love nest” while Miller was writing the screenplay for “The Misfits” — the 1961 film that would become Monroe’s last.

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Marilyn Monroe.
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Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images/Getty Images

Source: New York Post


Mauro Maccioni is selling his maisonette duplex in the same building for $1.85 million, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate.

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The living room.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


The current $1.85 million asking price is down from August’s listing price of $1.92 million. According to the New York Post, Maccioni previously listed the duplex in 2013 for $1.879 million.

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Foyer.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman, New York Post


The duplex has three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and spans 1,600 square feet.

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One of the bedrooms.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


There are intimate living and dining spaces as well as 10-foot ceilings.

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The dining room.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


The kitchen comes equipped with custom cabinetry, Miele and Subzero appliances, a concealed washer and imported granite floors.

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The kitchen.
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Douglas Elliman

The bathrooms are finished with imported Italian marble.

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The master bath.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


There is extreme attention to detail throughout the duplex, including delicate wainscoting.

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One of the bedrooms.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


Each room has oversized windows, bringing in natural light.

The master bedroom in the $1.85 million Sutton Place duplex listing.

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The master bedroom.
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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman


The building also has 24-hour doorman and concierge services.

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Douglas Elliman

Source: Douglas Elliman