Broadway and TV star Linda Lavin is selling her Central Park South apartment for $1.25M

Linda Lavin and Steve Bakunas (credit: Jean Columbia via Wikipedia)

Linda Lavin, the Tony-award winning actress and star of the sitcom “Alice,” has listed her home at 200 Central Park South for $1.25 million, according to city records.

Lavin and her husband, actor Steven Bakunas, paid $949,000 for the co-op apartment in 2008. It has one bedroom, one bathroom, a large foyer, an updated kitchen and six custom closets. The listing notes that pied a terres are welcome in this building.


The couple also bought the neighboring apartment, 8M, in 2012 for $975,000, which is also one-bedroom, one and a half bathroom. The New York Times did an at-home profile of Lavin in 2014, where she explained that one of the apartments is used for her “daytime living area and rehearsal space” and the other is “used after dark for watching TV and sleeping.”

“It’s like tenement living,” she told the Times. “We leave the doors open and wave to the neighbors as they walk by. I just don’t cook fish.”


In 2005, the couple sold a four bedroom, four bathroom apartment at 322 Central Park West for $4.4 million, when they moved to Wilmington, Delaware to found the The Linda Lavin Arts Foundation.

Lavin won a Tony award in 1987 for best performance in a play for her role in “Broadway Bound.” She was nominated five additional times for her work in other plays. She also won two Golden Globe awards for her part in “Alice, ” which ran on CBS from 1979 to 1985.