Residents of the River House, the once-superlative East River enclave wedged behind wrought-iron gates on a cul de sac on East 52nd Street, are familiar with the sting of revenge. The famously exclusive co-op lived through a lawsuit brought against them by Gloria Vanderbilt when she was not even granted her board interview Read More
Clearly the Gold Coast of Greenwich Village hit the spot for Roger A. Enrico, former CEO of PepsiCo. and current Dreamworks Animation chairman. The Los Angeles-based executive purchased a barely three-bedroom at 37 West 12th Street at the Butterfield House for $3.14 million, we presume as a pied-à-terre. T
he recently renovated Read More
After her 1998 divorce from media Zeus Rupert Murdoch, Anna Murdoch Mann likened her emotional state to “coming out of a deep mental illness.”
Many real estate brokers in New York City may describe the past two years similarly thanks to the post-Lehman apocalypse sending apartment prices plummeting to mind-numbing depths. Yet for a mid-recession Read More
“It’s not sold! It’s rented!” press-averse über-broker Carrie Chiang told The Observer several weeks ago of Aby Rosen‘s renovated townhouse at 3 East 94th Street. The phone call was prompted by the listing’s removal from Ms. Chiang’s Corcoran Web site; however, the Federal-style single-family home remained available on Mr. Rosen’s Classic Marketing Web site until Read More
As the take-your-seats bell tolled, Sarah Jessica Parker swished out of the orchestra like a salmon swimming upstream.
The Sex and the City star, and former ballerina, is a newly elected member of the board of directors of the New York City Ballet. Inaugurating her tenure on the board, the self-professed “ballet enthusiast” acted as Read More
Donny Deutsch, the advertising exec better known for the brazen ball-busting on his nightly The Big Idea With Donny Deutsch, still knows how to sell a product–in this case his two Tyson Lane lots off East Hampton’s superlative Further Lane. The sale of both closed last Friday for around $29 million total, according to a Read More
It looks like real estate maven Agnes Nolan hasn’t lost her touch–with a little help from latter-day superbroker Dolly Lenz. Within days of the March 2010 Douglas Elliman listing of Ms. Nolan’s sprawling penthouse at 271 Central Park West, the wraparound-terraced duplex sold to Jaishri and Vikas Kapoor, the CEO of iQor, an outsourcing firm, Read More
It turns out that the $12 million purchaser of Bob and Courtney Novogratz‘s revamped Nolita townhouse at 5 Centre Market Place, which was shielded under an LLC of the same name (and the sale of which we reported earlier this morning), is none other than Gregory Soros, son of hedge fund deity George Soros.
The Read More
Those wily, many-children-ed Novogratzs are at it again. According to city records the, designing duo-turned-reality stars Bob and Courtney Novogratz finally sold the gun shop-turned-townhouse at 5 Centre Market Place for $11,999,900–more than $6 million off the $18 million Corcoran originally listed it for in 2008 (Brown Harris Stevens‘ Wendy Maitland and Susan Green took Read More
Every single room has a view of Fifth or the Frick! Even the maid’s room!” Thus cooed Key Ventures‘ A. Laurence Kaiser IV, who represented the buyer with colleague Craig M. Dix, in the trade of the maisonette at 2 East 70th Street.
According to sources close to the deal, the Frick Collection-fronting apartment inside Read More