An eight-bedroom, English Tudor home at 110 Longfellow Avenue in Staten Island is going for an asking price of $2.9 million. Among its selling points: two fireplaces, an “English pub” in the basement, a four-car garage and an in-ground pool. Other homes in this quite affluent neighborhood could boast of similar characteristics to tantalize prospective buyers. None, however, could boast of having been immortalized in film; this one certainly could: it was the home of the fictional Corleone family via the sensational “The Godfather.”
After 50 years, the Norton family is selling their celluloid-famed house (see listing) and perhaps leaving the gun but, most importantly, taking the cannoli with them…but not without a whisper of intrigue. The realtor in this “offer you can’t refuse” is Connie Profaci, the daughter-in-law of Joe Profaci, celebrated “olive oil king” by day and founder of the Colombo crime family by night.
The Gothamist states: “Even though the Profaci family has since gone legit, we are superstitious men, and know that there are no such things as coincidences; could Luca Brasi have paid someone a visit?”
But Luca wound-up sleeping with the fishes (didn’t he?); but, then again, you can’t keep a good mobster down.
- Live Like Brando In Staten Island’s Godfather Mansion (observer.com)
- Mansion used in ‘The Godfather’ up for sale – CNN.com (jeffpruett.wordpress.com)
- ‘Godfather’ mansion for sale in New York (telegraph.co.uk)
- Make an Offer They Can’t Refuse (abcnews.go.com)
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