– Society staple Countess Sharon Sondes sold her Trump International Hotel & Tower pied-a-terre for $1.45 million to a buyer cloaked under the LLC One CPW 408. Countess Sondes, born and bred on Park Avenue into the now-less prestigious Lehman banking family, abandoned the hullabaloo of Manhattan in favor of the more demure, and certainly more tan,, Palm Beach several years ago. Listed by Brown Harris Stevens’ Doug Russell, the 1,016-square-foot apartment is described as “the perfect pied-a-terre” and trumpets the benefits of owning a suite in a five-star hotel.
– Allen Ginsberg‘s apartment at 437 East 12th Street is now on the market, ccording to the blog EVGrieve. The “Howl” poet’s apartment at 437 East 12th Street, where he lived from 1975 to 1996, is recently renovated and has hit the rental market for $1,700 a month, which seems extremely cheap for an East Village apartment but what do I know?