The Apartment: Co-ops & Condominiums

Manhattan TV Executive Charles M. Amory considered himself fortunate in getting a good buyer for his 16-room cooperative apartment at 117 East 72nd Street, one of Manhattan's older, better apartment houses. There was no question about the buyer's solvency; the husband was Actor Peter Lawford, and his wife, Pat, as everyone knows, is a Kennedy. After about a month of negotiation over the reported $125,000 asking price, the deal was set, and last week the co-op's board of directors met, as is the rule in cooperatives, to pass on the Lawfords.

The Lawfords were turned...

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