The Wall Street billionaire who was the inspiration for Gordon Gekko just bought a 2-bedroom apartment for $30 million that overlooks Central Park

834 Fifth Avenue

Sotheby's International Realty

The Central Park views are responsible for a large part of the co-op's $30 million price tag.

The Fifth Ave home of the late philanthropist Carroll Petrie has been sold to Wall Street billionaire James Tomilson Hill, vice chairman of the Blackstone Group hedge fund the Real Deal reports.

Hill passed through the notoriously picky co-op board at 834 Fifth Avenue to buy the $30 million 2 bedroom apartment. It features 11.5-foot height ceilings, a real fireplace, and a staff wing.

The building has some of the most expensive real estate in the city, and Jets owner and businessman Woody Johnson sold a condo in the building for $80 million last year. Rupert Murdoch also previously owned an apartment at the address.Advertisement

Hill's slicked back hairstyle is reportedly the inspiration for the physical appearance of Michael Douglass' character in the the 1987 film "Wall Street."

Serena Boardman of Sotheby's International Realty had the listing, which has since been taken down after selling.

The entryway of the apartment on the 10th floor the building opens to a grand gallery with marble columns and multiple chandeliers.

The entryway of the apartment on the 10th floor the building opens to a grand gallery with marble columns and multiple chandeliers.

The living room features a working wood-burning fireplace and a gorgeous view of Central Park's treetops.

The living room features a working wood-burning fireplace and a gorgeous view of Central Park's treetops.
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The apartment is in immaculate condition. The moldings on the ceiling are hand carved.

The apartment is in immaculate condition. The moldings on the ceiling are hand carved.

The kitchen is enormously white, with expensive appliances and a washer/dryer.

The kitchen is enormously white, with expensive appliances and a washer/dryer.
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A breakfast nook sits off the kitchen.

A breakfast nook sits off the kitchen.

The dining room doubles as a library.

The dining room doubles as a library.
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The apartment is a two bedroom, but both are generous master suites with en-suite bathrooms.

The apartment is a two bedroom, but both are generous master suites with en-suite bathrooms.

There's also a separate staff wing, with a maid's quarters.

There's also a separate staff wing, with a maid's quarters.
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The Central Park views are what sell the apartment, however — and justify that $30 million price tag.

The Central Park views are what sell the apartment, however — and justify that $30 million price tag.