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Screenwriter David Koepp Asks $9.9.M For NYC Townhome

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Location: New York, N.Y.
Price: $9,900,000
The Skinny: You may never have heard of David Koepp, but if you've paid to see a summer blockbuster anytime in the past 20 years, chances are your patronage helped him buy this elegant Upper West Side townhouse. As the writer of Jurassic Park, Spider Man, and (gulp!) Angels and Demons, among others, Koepp has had a hand in creating a slew of movies which have banked over $2B—yes, billion dollars. Like the digs of many film school students screenwriters, the four-story home is decked out with movie memorabilia, and in keeping with the cinephile theme the lower level features a screening room. There are five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the 5,000-square-foot home, which was built in the 19th century and is literally steps from Central Park. The backyard is set up for entertaining, with a patio and garden and easy access to the kitchen and a powder room. The Koepps, who paid $3.25M for the home in 1999, have now listed it for $9.9M.

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