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Young Jeezy’s former Buckhead penthouse is back on market, renovated, asking $1.5M

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The Atlanta rapper’s old digs—once a spartan space with a shrine to footwear—are called the “ultimate entertainer’s showplace”

A huge living and dining space with giant windows a skyline beyond.
The great room’s ceiling soars to more than 20 feet at The Phoenix on Peachtree’s Unit 2605.
Keller Williams Metro Atlanta Realty; photography by Virtuance

When this two-story penthouse last hit the market in 2013 as the property of Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy, it was minimalist to the point of being icy—somewhat fitting for an artist also known as “The Snowman.”

The glaring exception was an apartment-sized custom closet that doubled as a temple to Jeezy’s obvious footwear fetish.

The man legally known as Jay W. Jenkins eventually took a loss on the crib he’d scooped up for $1.32 million as the Great Recession began. It traded for $950,000 in early 2014, records show.

That’s all in the rearview at The Phoenix on Peachtree building’s Unit 2605, where CEO-level dough was clearly spent to warm the place up without marring its sleekness—or blocking those views.

A closet with so many shoes from floor to ceiling on many custom shelves.
Jeezy’s custom master closet, as seen in 2013, was a palace for kicks.
A huge custom master closet with many shoes and shirts.
The space is more subdued now.

Spanning more than 3,100 square feet, the south-facing, sky-high flat was fully renovated and updated from its 2001 origins, resulting in a refined space that’s the “ultimate entertainer’s showplace,” per the Keller Williams Metro Atlanta Realty listing.

The ask: $1,495,000. Plus $1,350 monthly HOA fees.

The high point, literally, could be the grand living space with ceilings and windows of more than 20 feet, framing a spectacular portrait of neighboring buildings, traffic, and so many trees.

A private elevator (or floating stairs) reveals a second story with all three bedrooms and three full baths. Views from Kennesaw to Atlantic Station continue in many rooms.

The hefty HOAs get 24-hour concierge services and access to a formidable pool and fitness center. The building, as the listing interestingly notes, is among the city’s lowest-density towers, counting just 65 condos total.

A white and wood kitchen in a huge condo with a skyline beyond.
Step under the floating stairs to find the kitchen and a more intimate living room, with the wraparound terrace continuing.
A landing upstairs with huge windows beyond.
Glass railings don't obscure views—spanning from Peachtree traffic to Kennesaw Mountain—on the landing.
A master bedroom with city views.
The theme of muted colors and understated but eye-catching wall-coverings extends to the master bedroom.
A huge master bathroom with a large glass shower and nice vanities.
Views continue in the redone master bathroom.
A private elevator with a bathroom beyond it.
Private elevator access.
A huge balcony with chairs at sunset.
Westward views from one portion of the terrace.
A sky rise with a rounded edge with others in the distance.
The building’s pie-shaped stance in the 2800 block of Peachtree Road.