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Penthouse founder Bob Guccione died yesterday from throat cancer at age 79. In the 1960s, Guccione’s creation of Penthouse was the raunchy counter punch to Playboy’s social-sexual revolution started by Hugh Hefner. And like Hefner, whose Playboy Mansion became the real estate symbol of sexual excess, Guccione more than dabbled in high-end real estate. But due to declining magazine sales and bad investments, Guccione’s empire started to go bust in 2003. With it, he lost two prime real estate properties:

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