The Mother Lode Penthouse, which has been sitting empty since construction completion in 2009, closed on Fri, May 16, 2014 at $17M/$1,889 sq ft from a most recent ask price of $21.5M. The downtown Aspen residence takes up most of the 2nd story and all of the 3rd story of the building at 314 E. Hyman Ave. as well as some basement space zoned commercial but according to reports will be maintained as entertainment and family space by the buyers. It measures 9,000 sq ft of livable heated square feet and includes the following breakout of space: 5 bedrooms / 8.5 baths / 4 levels / approx 2,593 sq ft outdoor rooftop and 3 additonal decks / 2 car garage / huge amounts of storage sold fully furnished overlooks Aspen’s Wagner Park and faces Aspen Mountain. The property was originally listed at $32M in 2009.

Link to article by Chad Abraham, May, 17, 2014 ADN

Related article on Aspen City Council objection to downtown penthouse development, May 27, 2012 AT

MLS Info and Pitkin Co Assessor Record of Property, May 17, 14 (pdf)

The Motherlode Building at 314 E. Hyman, Aspen, CO penthouse condo on floors 2 & 3 and basement and home of The Aspen Times on the street level.