If a vampire were moving to Brooklyn, where might he live? Maybe a brooding Dumbo loft. Perhaps one of the gothic penthouses just auctioned off at One Hanson Place. Or a new condo in Williamsburg, to hide among the palid waifs and rockers. Certainly not a quaint brownstone in Fort Greene.
Yet that is Read More
After years spent searching for a New York hideaway, roaming everywhere from the Financial District to Union Square–but never, no never Uptown–Jennifer Aniston has found a West Village perch to call home.
As The Observer reported last week, the bouncy actress closed on a penthouse in late April at 299 West 12th Street for Read More
What a week for Derek Lam! His new capsule collection for eBay has been flying off the electronic shelves since it went on sale Tuesday, and now city records reveal Mr. Lam has been doing some shopping himself. The San Francisco-born designer bought a fashionably renovated loft atop 92 Greene Street at the end of Read More
The horse racing season is just kicking off, but Robert LaPenta has already won a prize.
Mr. LaPenta has just purchased a four-bedroom condo on the 26th floor of The Park Laurel at 15 West 63rd Street. The Connecticut entrepeneur used to race with college basketball coach Rick Patino, and one of his horses won Read More
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
Normally, death is poison to real estate. Normally.
The five-unit cast-iron condo in Soho where Heath Ledger took one too many sleeping pills in January 2008 sold out within a matter of weeks of coming on the market, in November 2010. Bloggers and even brokers did not hesitate to bring up the connection at 419 Read More
Brokers, developers, and the media have been trumpeting the resilience of Manhattan’s condo and co-op market for nearly a year, and now even the Federal Reserve has singled it out in the latest installment of its regional survey known as the “Beige Book.”
The Fed interviewed businesses in 12 districts to gauge the pulse Read More
Daniel Radcliffe, aka Harry Potter, has closed on a $4.9 million condo at 1 Morton Square, his second downtown apartment purchase in the past year. The New York Times reported the sale two weeks ago, but the deed just appeared in city records today.
The 18-year-old had been renting out the $4.3 million condo Read More
Broadway actor Frank Langella closed on a $2.1 million, fourth-floor condo at 336 Central Park West Tuesday, according to city records. Mr. Langella won a Tony last year for his portrayal of former president Richard Nixon in Frost/Nixon.
Unit 8B in Fifteen Central Park West has sold for $10.8 million, according to city deeds. The deed lists the buyer as only Victory East LLC, but the same LLC sold a $14.4 million penthouse in another star-studeed Manhattan building, One Beacon Court, to Broadway power couple Ron and Susan Frankel last October.