Dean Kehler, the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce managing director who earned about $1.2 billion in 1997 investing in fiber optics, has agreed to pay $15 million for a 14-room apartment at 1115 Fifth Avenue. According to real estate sources, the banker signed a contract for that amount for a duplex penthouse at the southeast Read More
Andy Warhol lived at 57 East 66th Street from 1974 until his death in 1987, dwelling there longer than anyone who has since tried to call the town house home–first a Spanish family and then an American gentleman. Maybe they were spooked by the secret trap door in the master bedroom or tales of the Read More
If telecommunications innovator Gary Winnick is looking for someone to blame for the rebuff he received on Jan. 4 from the board of 810 Fifth Avenue, maybe he should hold a grudge against The New York Times .
Two months ago, Mr. Winnick, the chairman of a Beverly Hills-based cable conglomerate known as Global Crossing Read More
Jerry Seinfeld’s Christmas Day union with publicist Jessica Sklar may have officially ended the comic’s bachelorhood, but it didn’t get him out of his bachelor pad. According to real estate sources, Mr. Seinfeld is only now planning to move into the 19th-and-20th-floor duplex apartment at the celebrity-packed Beresford, which he purchased a few months before Read More
First, society milled about in it. Then bird-watchers did. Then shutterbugs. Now, the landmark town house at 1130 Fifth Avenue will be reintroduced to society. That is, after New York investor Bruce Kovner gets his hands on it.
On Nov. 9, Mr. Kovner, a Wall Street fund manager, paid $17.5 million for the five-story mansion Read More
A week after a judge threw out her demand that her ex-husband buy her a Manhattan town house or co-op, Patricia Duff signed a contract to purchase the maisonette apartment at 830 Park Avenue for $3.25 million, according to real estate sources. In fact, Ms. Duff’s price was accepted on Dec. 6, two days before Read More
When Andrea Jung took over as chief executive of Avon Products Inc. on Nov. 4, she became the fourth female chief executive of a Fortune 500 company. At 41, she is the makeup giant’s youngest chief executive ever. Several weeks later, Ms. Jung became the new owner of a 2,600-square-foot co-op apartment at 7 Gracie Read More
In an industry where salespeople have been known to comb the obituaries for business leads, the torrent of speculation over what would become of John F. Kennedy Jr.’s TriBeCa apartment after his death on July 16 was no big surprise. The magazine publisher’s 2,600-square-foot apartment, a penthouse co-op in a modest loft building at 20-26 Read More
Broker Calls the House ‘Mean’; Charlie Rose May Tag Along
Gene Pressman, the man who once dictated downtown style, has probably been a little less comfortable anywhere else, especially since he was ousted as co-chairman of Barneys last year. In mid-September, a month before Vanity Fair appointed him as a contributing editor, Mr. Pressman Read More
All spring, billionaire Israel (Izzy) Asper, 67, was hopping planes between Manhattan and Winnipeg, Canada, where his television empire is based, inspecting pied-à-terre . In March, he offered $7 million for a three-bedroom, 3,663-square-foot apartment on the 44th floor of Trump International Hotel & Tower at 1 Central Park West. He liked the place so Read More