We’re not sure what compelled Gianna Biondi, who just sold her 15-room Upper East Side townhouse at 7 East 80th Street, to move. Perhaps she wanted to avoid the next art spectacle in Central Park, given her thoughts on Christo’s The Gates?
After all, Ms. Biondo was so offended by the “art” project” that overtook her otherwise beautiful Central Park in 2005 that she felt compelled to write a letter to New York Magazine.
Once upon a time, the quaint cobblestone lane of Bond Street in Noho was the epicenter of the city’s condo boom. From 25 to 40 to 54 Bond, lofts new and old were built and sold out, a crush of cast iron and starchitecture. But when the market crashed, it left the street with a Read More
In a flurry of house-swapping three years ago, at the height of the real estate mania, Edgar Bronfman Jr. traded a half-dozen properties with a total price tag exceeding $115 million, a spree that culminated in the fall of 2008 with his purchase of 117-119 East 69th Street for $28.5 million. The 40-foot-wide home Read More