Oftentimes, the thrill of the hunt pales in comparison to having the thing. We expect that could be the case with N.J. Nicholas Jr.’s palatial, 6,000 square-foot duplex on the 8th and 9th floors of 88 Central Park West. After all, what could compare to outbidding Robert DeNiro?
Mr. Nicholas, a director of medical behemoth Boston Scientific who was ousted as the co-chief of Time Warner in the early 1990s, created the combined unit after he bested Mr. DeNiro in a bidding war for the $4.6 million unit back in 2007. But now he’s sold the whole five-bedroom shebang for $19.5 million, according to city records.
Lint: scourge of common folk and stars alike. Not only has it brought down many a beautiful garment, but on Friday it nearly destroyed Robert DeNiro’s building at 88 Central Park West.
A lint buildup in a clothes dryer set the posh building on fire, damaging not only Mr. DeNiro’s apartment, but every other apartment on the fifth floor, as well as those on the fourth and sixth, reported the New York Post.
“Right above my head these 12-foot-tall flames exploded out of the fifth-floor window,” passerby Nathan Bear told the Post.
Laurie Tisch is finally finished with the West Side.
Having decamped for 834 Fifth, Ms. Tisch almost sold her penthouse at 88 Central Park West to Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. When the ParBro deal fell through, her brokers, Cindy Kurtin and Jessica Vertullo-Maher of Stribling, put the home back on Read More
The Observer has not ruined things for Laurie Tisch, not entirely.
Whether or not it was our fault, last December, in these very Web pages, it was revealed that Greenwich Village power couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick had ended a two-year real estate hunt at Ms. Tisch’s massive and stunning and stunningly Read More
Red Carpet Real Estate
Those heartbroken that Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick had snapped up the perfect eight-bedroom family pad, chin up. The 88 Central Park West duplex is back on the market, a source has confirmed.
After a two-year odyssey, it seemed as if the couple had finally settled on socialite Laurie Tisch’s ninth to 10th-floor Read More
Red Carpet Real Estate
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick have picked 88 Central Park West, but they still have one big hurdle to clear.
The building’s finicky co-op board is even wary of billionaires, a source familiar with the building told The Observer. When Michael Naify bought Sting’s apartment at 88 Central Park West, he came within an inch of rejection.
Mr. Naify Read More
Nothing sells a tabloid in the sleepy days of summer like Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick‘s epic Manhattan shopping expedition.
The couple and their growing brood live in a townhouse in the West Village, but apparently that started to feel cozy after they added twins in June 2009. This spring the couple were rumored to be checking out Read More