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.
By Ricardo Bilton 12/20/10 6:29pm
By Ricardo Bilton 12/14/10 10:30pm
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.
The Barbizon/63′s Read More
By Ricardo Bilton 12/14/10 5:29pm
By Ricardo Bilton 12/13 11:55pm
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
By Ricardo Bilton 12/13 9:56pm
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.
By Ricardo Bilton 12/13 6:37pm
By Ricardo Bilton 12/08/10 9:10pm
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
By Ricardo Bilton 12/08/10 5:54pm
By Ricardo Bilton 12/07/10 9:34pm
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