The Rockefellers have left their mark on neighborhoods across Manhattan—from their eponymous Rockefeller Center in Midtown, to Beekman Place on the East Side and the Cloisters in Inwood (and, of course, the Cloiseters’ views of the Palisades across the Hudson). They even ventured as far as Colonial Williamsburg.
And now the youngest generation is staking out its claim to the island: Theodore Spencer, grandson of the late John D. Rockefeller III, just bought a $15 million Greenwich Village co-op—well, two co-ops, actually—along with his wife, Tracy Spencer, according to city records.
The two-bedroom co-op apartment at 40 Fifth Avenue has many winning features: a wood burning fireplace, a 23-foot entrance gallery, an eat-in kitchen, high ceilings and herringbone floors.
Unfortunately, the most exceptional features of the home—the Surrealist paintings of former occupant Dorothea Tanning—were not included in the $5.1 million sale to Philip Munger, a New School professor and big-time Democratic donor.
Oh, to be in Florida this time of year, especially this year, avoiding this dastardly weather. Not only can Regina and Stephen Solomon rejoice that they are missing the record January snows but also that a fellow barrister has made it rain for them in a far more welcome way.
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Chipotle founder, chairman and chief executive Steven M. Ells is bringing the heat to Greenwich Village. The “gourmet” taco and burrito czar recently bought the $11 million penthouse at 40 Fifth Avenue. Mr. Ells bought the 10-room co-op in Greenwich Village from psychologist Edwin Fancher, a co-founder and part owner of the The Village Voice Read More