It was just this Wednesday that The Observer reported that the 81-year-old Hal Prince is asking $33 million for his apartment at 834 Fifth Avenue, a godly co-op where apartments are supposed to never be available. “Why would you move out of 834 unless you’ve died?” a neighbor once asked.
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If an Upper East Side real estate broker tells you in her nice North Carolina drawl that one of her new listings is “a dreamy apartment,” that she “wouldn’t change a hair” and that it’s got a “beautiful terrace overlooking the park, you look down and watch the polar bears play, it’s just heavenly—heavenly,” it’s Read More
High-end real estate isn’t dead! Or, if it is dead, at least a handful of the most posh co-ops are so high up in worlds of their own that they’ll continue to see mega sales that make the rest of Manhattan weep quietly.
As The Observer reported last month, the 13-room, two-bedroom, four-fireplace Read More
In the middle of these cartoonishly dismal times, what’s a cosmetics executive to do if she wants to ask nearly $100 million for her penthouse? She’ll put it on the market without actually putting it on the market, just like a venture capitalist, a widowed philanthropist, a pharmaceuticals mogul and a Victoria’s Secret billionaire have Read More
The late Araxia M. Buckhantz’s two-bedroom sprawl at the massively proper 834 Fifth Avenue is the kind of perfect little chunk of New York real estate that can make a very important and normally staid uptown broker cackle with excitement. "I absolutely am wild about this apartment," one agent who auditioned for the listing Read More
Rupert Murdoch should whip out the jelly molds and store up on extra sugar: His triplex penthouse at 834 Fifth Avenue is getting a new neighbor. According to a source, a two-bedroom co-op on 834 Fifth’s 13th floor, below Mr. Murdoch’s penthouse, is about to go on the market.
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Once renovation on Rupert Murdoch’s triplex penthouse is completed, he’ll have an extra-large room for beefing up those willowy 76-year-old muscles. According to a 2005 construction permit just discovered on the Department of Buildings’ Web site, Mr. Murdoch is enlarging the existing exercise room in his three-level penthouse at 834 Fifth Avenue, which he Read More