“I knew I should have listened to that man; he told me you’re not my friend,” the late Brooke Astor told her close friend Annette de la Renta during a walk in Central Park sometime in 2001 or 2002.
Ms. Astor had just dropped the leashes for her two dogs, Boysie and Read More
Nearly a year after getting the lordly honor of listing Brooke Astor’s iconic duplex at 778 Park Avenue, Corcoran’s Leighton Candler has lost the listing, according to her Web site.
Last March, agents from both Brown Harris Stevens and Sotheby’s came to audition for the listing with their brokerages’ presidents; a Stribling Read More
Each absurdly wealthy family is absurdly wealthy in its own way.Take Ira Rennert, who parlayed junk bonds and Hummer uber-vehicles into a slot (#891) on the list of the world’s billionaires, not to mention an oceanic estate in the Hamptons (and, farther away, an equally-sized smelting plant in Peru, and a highly-polluting Missouri Read More