If you are one of the many New Yorkers depressed by the overabundance of grey, brown and slate in city real estate, Brooklyn Heights may have your cure.
In its pre-renovation days, Lenox Hill’s Barbizon was a women-only hotel fit for such well-known guests as Grace Kelly and Liza Minelli. Now, years and an extensive facelift later, the Upper East Side building — known affectionately as The Barbizon/63 – is home to its own Equinox and, more notably, 65 sparkling apartments.
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Reading a news article about the gentrification of Williamsburg might seem, before anything else, painfully dated. After all, Williamsburg’s transition from its average, working-class origins to its currentstatus as the hipster mecca is pretty extensively documented. It’s all old news.
Except when the news source is overseas. From Sunday’s Observer – that would be our British compatriots Read More
For the Manhattanite with a taste for art, few neighborhoods are as compelling as Carnegie Hill. L’Oreal CEO Laurent Attal, for example, recently made the Carnegie Hill plunge, plunking down $1.3 million for an East 89th Street home.
Besides firefighters and dalmations, few people get to spend the night at a firehouse. What better way, then, to spark your apartment desire than an $8,000-a-month Williamsburg loft?
This 4,600-square-foot, two-story home is equipped with fourteen-foot ceilings, a rooftop terrace, a darkroom for the intrepid photographer and a firetruck-sized garage. There are a pair Read More
With most of 54 Bond finally sold, there is not much open real estate on the fabulous cobblestone causeway. That was until a few days ago, when developer Don Capoccia put his three-floor penthouse on the market for $13 million two doors down at 48 Bond Street. The 11-room, 5,000-square-foot condo is Read More