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Lily Donaldson is investing her millions in real estate.

The 21-year-old Vogue cover girl, spent $2.2 million on an Avenue B apartment. Her new two-bedroom place on Tompkins Square Park around East Eighth Street could be the most expensive co-op ever sold on the block, The New York Observer reports.

She has Brazilian cherry wood floors, two bathrooms with original pedestal sinks and cast iron tubs, a 40-foot-long living room with six windows facing three directions, and, of course, a dressing room off one of the two bedrooms.

Ms. Donaldson was “the highest bidder and very qualified. The board liked her and approval was unanimous, which is always a concern when you’re dealing with a young model,” the broker said. “You’re never sure how a board would see her.”