The Afternoon Wrap: Monday

  • Libet Johnson’s 1840 brownstone, which she recently bought from Meryl Streep, is on the market for $16 milion. The five-story townhouse, on West 12th Street, has eight bedrooms and a “two-tier garden.” [WSJ]
  • By the time May rolls around, Chelsea’s High Line will be so hip that people without ironic mustaches will not be allowed up. David “Ziggy Stardust” Bowie (above) will be hosting the 10-day-long HighLine Festival, bringing hip indie stars like Daniel Johnston to the ‘hood. [Brooklyn Vegan]
  • The “scorched earth” left behind by bartha bartha‘s townhouse violence has apparently gone to contract for around $8 million. [New York]
  • The Westchester/Bronx border is “sprouting new residences so fast that the breathing space between one home and the next… is already becoming a memory.” Will Williamsbridge become the new Williamsburg? Probably not. [City Limits]
  • Max Abelson