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PARK VIEWS: Like all good New Yorkers, Michael Gross loves a juicy piece of real estate tale. And like many prominent denizens, he’s got a thing for 740 Park Avenue in particular. Gross confirmed that the tony co-op building, which has housed Jacqueline Kennedy, Henry Kravis, Ron Perelman and Anne Eisenhower, among others, will serve as the subject for his next book, to be published by Doubleday in 2005. The famous building’s most famous apartment was John D. Rockefeller’s triplex before it became Saul Steinberg’s duplex, which then broke sales records, going for a reported $34 million in 2000. “It’s the greatest apartment in New York in the greatest building in the world,” says Gross. “After all, you can’t rent an apartment in Versailles any more.”

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