Eloise, Eloise, Eloise. Why is New York so infatuated with the unruly urchin anyways? In Kay Thompson’s books, she’s an over- indulged rich girl who wreaks havoc for the Plaza’s hardworking staff. It seems she always gets what she wants, and his holiday season proves no exception. This year the Plaza will have a giant Read More
As the sun set last Wednesday over Central Park, dozens of the city’s top real estate brokers gathered inside the triplex penthouse of the Plaza. They sipped proper drinks and nibbled quails egg and smoked salmon. They chattered about art and opera and books, the usual uptown pretensions, but also, and mostly, about recent deals. Read More
When the Plaza was sold in 2004 and transformed thereafter from The Greatest Hotel of All Time into The Greatest Condo Conversion of All Time, among the jewels rechristened was the storied Oak Room restaurant. Like the hotel itself, the place had grown fusty, and it was out to attract a whole new generation of Read More
Building staff get all kinds of tips for the holidays, from cash to cars to fruitcake, but what about a $3.1 million apartment?
On Christmas, The Journal reported that Edwin Pinzon, the superintendent for the recently converted Plaza, received what is probably the most expensive staff apartment in the city.
While many older Read More
The house does always win–even when a casino owner is flipping his own.
Las Vegas gambling kingpin Steve Wynn has just sold his penthouse at the Plaza for $24.4 million. That’s $1 million more than he paid for it just a few months ago. Of course, when it comes to transfer taxes and commission, no Read More