'Fifty Shades of Grey' Penthouse in Seattle Sells For $6.2 Million + MORE

'Fifty Shades of Grey' Penthouse in Seattle Sells For $6.2 MillionFiled under: News

By Sean Keeley

For those of us who haven’t read “Fifty Shades Of Grey,” you might be as surprised as us to learn that the major events of the steamy book series take place in the penthouse of the Escala tower at 1920 4th Avenue in Seattle. Even if you haven’t read the book, you’re probably not surprised to learn that the real-life penthouse has sold for the massive price tag of $6…

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