(NEW YORK, NY)— Jeffrey Epstein, a well-known financer was arrested on July 6th, 2019 on charges of sex trafficking minors in Florida and New York. These convictions weren’t the only ones under Jeffrey’s nose, in 2008 he pleaded guilty to soliciting a prostitute and procuring an underage girl into prostitution. On August 10th, 2019 Jeffrey Epstein committed suicide in his jail cell, his case was closed on August 29,2019.
Left behind are Epstein’s assets which include $56.4 million cash, not including his hedge funds, real estate properties and stocks. One particular asset that stands out has a lingering history of his criminal past, his NYC mansion.
9 East 71st Street is a townhouse known as the Herbert N. Straus Mansion, designed by architect Horace Trumbauer. The $77 million French neoclassical home once served as a center for Jeffrey’s criminal history. Prosecutors alleged that the financer abused his victims in this exact home, Epstein did not plead guilty to these allegations but investigators did find nude photographs of underage girls after search back in July.
So what is happening with his mansion? To begin with, Epstein’s mansion was on the peculiar end, he has a mural of himself in a prison yard, a painting of Bill Clinton on a dress, and a life-size doll hanging from the chandelier, eyeball hallway, and a human chessboard. Apart from criminal history and peculiar design, this mansion is one of the largest homes in NYC, it has seven floors and 40 rooms.
A real estate broker from Compass told Town & Country “ I wouldn’t call this a scandal, it’s far worse. There are definitely people who wouldn’t touch it.” The mansion could without a doubt be bought by a person who doesn’t mind its history, it has a lot to offer and could be the perfect home for the right person. It currently isn’t on the market, but it doesn’t mean that it won’t be in the future.