This week’s Observer profiles Nicholas S.G. Stern, son of the legendary Robert A.M., dean of Yale’s architecture school and the hand behind such recent cityscape notables as 15 Central Park West and the Brompton on East 85th Street. Mr. Stern the Younger has stepped out on his own in dramatic fashion, starting an architecture Read More
A Central Park West address conjures images of glamorous apartments that seem as if they were made solely for the purpose of watching the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This weekend The Observer decided to check out what Central Park West had to offer, but we forwent the parade route and looked upward of 96th Street. Read More
Community Board 7 voted on Tuesday night to recommend a liquor license for a proposed bar at The Century at 25 Central Park West, at West 63rd Street, despite opposition from residents of the area.
The move comes with the stipulation that the bar and its managing partner, Greg Hunt, adhere to a list of 14 Read More
Last month, with wounds still fresh from the Leno-Conan carnage, the Post reported that despite Conan O’Brien‘s $45 million NBC buyout, the martyred Tonight Show host was quietly listing his duplex penthouse at the Majestic for $35 million, hoping, apparently, for a second buyout.
There hasn’t been much real-estate-related O’Brien banter since Read More
When the domed duplex penthouse at 285 Central Park West came on the market 15 months ago, the asking price was $16.5 million. Less than three weeks later the tag was down to $14.5 million, according to the listings Web site StreetEasy, which became $12,999,000 in September, $11.7 million in October, Read More
Bob Weinstein has had a bad week. Last Friday, news broke that the independent film godhead and his older brother, Harvey, had hired the bankruptcy expert Miller Buckfire to help restructure the Weinstein Company’s finances. By Monday, the omnipotent Hollywood writer Nikki Finke was wondering aloud if the brothers didn’t have the money to release Read More
A 101 Central Park West co-op now wants below what the owner paid in 2006. Read More
When an $80 million penthouse at 15 Central Park West came off the market late last month, it left a depressingly big hole in New York’s super-luxury apartment market. (As it happens, an 18th-floor duplex in the building is being quietly offered for $75 million, while Courtney Sale Ross’ sprawl at 740 Park Read More
No one gets in Madonna’s way, especially not some stuffy Central Park West co-op board. It appears the world’s most famous Anglophile pop star will get to expand her 6,000-square-foot fiefdom in the decidedly Victorian sounding building Harperly Hall.
The Material Girl has closed on the $7 million, 7th floor unit, Read More
New York suffered a brutal blow to its ego last week when Madonna said she was totally over Manhattan. “It’s not the exciting place it used to be,” the singer said. “It still has great energy; I still put my finger in the socket. But it doesn’t feel alive.”
So when The Read More