It is now on the market for $53 million. It has 35,000 square feet of living space, including nine bedrooms, 21 bathrooms, a pool, a tennis court, a 10-car garage and a three-story entry hall that centers on a 40-foot-high rotunda and a curved staircase that the Robb Report described as setting the stage "for grand entrances."
Cantor Fitzgerald's New York City office, on the upper floors of One World Trade Center, was destroyed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The firm lost 658 employees that day, about two-thirds of its workforce and more than the New York City Police or Fire departments.
"Bernie" Cantor, as he was known, died in 1996 at age 80. He and his wife donated extensively to public arts institutions, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University.
Ron de Salvo of Coldwell Banker, Beverly Hills, is the listing agent.