Skip To Content
Get Our Newsletter

Support the Forward

Funded by readers like you DonateSubscribe

Dr. Zizmor Sells West Side Pad For $1.45M

Retired subway skin guru Dr. Jonathan Zizmor is selling his West Side apartment for $1.46M — but the apartment could use — you guessed it! — a major facelift.

Zizmor, whose kitschy “Dr. Z” subway ads made him a cult figure in New York, recently sold his Riverdale mansion for way less than the original $4.5M asking price.

Now, he and his wife dumped the relatively modest 2-bedroom pad on W. 86th Street, which real estate brokers admitted needs some TLC, Curbed reported.

“Do you delight in Deco? Is it your desire to design your dream digs?” the listing said. “Well, pinch yourself; opportunity knocks with this picture perfect pad in need of polish and pizzazz.”

Zizmor retired last year. He made headlines in 2013 when he defended a Yeshiva University rabbi accused of molesting male students as his “best teacher.”




Republish This Story

Please read before republishing

We’re happy to make this story available to republish for free under an Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives Creative Commons license as long as you follow our republishing guidelines, which require that you credit Foward and retain our pixel. See our full guidelines for more information.

To republish, copy the HTML, which includes our tracking pixel, all paragraph styles and hyperlinks, the author byline, and credit to Foward. Have questions? Please email us at

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.