Until now, the interior and rooftop views of the Duke Semans Mansion at 1009 Fifth Avenue were about as tightly guarded as Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattison’s dangerous liaison–though the recently released photographs of the $50 million Fifth Avenue mansion’s gold filigree Beaux-Arts interiors and Rococo painted pediments are more Choderlos de Laclos Read More
And let us now praise famous men, with particular attention to those who were famous only for being famous. They were heroes, too—they kept tongues wagging and gossip columnists gossiping and rumors flying, until they didn’t any longer and slipped into oblivion. But occasionally one of these figures rouses the interest of a journalist or Read More
After nearly 10 years of hounding, the bank that serves as executor for tobacco heiress Doris Duke’s billion-dollar estate has agreed to compensate the caretakers of her beloved dogs.
The settlement in the long-running dispute over the $100,000 Duke dog trust came in a stipulation filed earlier this month at the New York State Surrogate Read More
His youthful face illuminated by the glow of red lights and scented candles, Raymond Dowd crouched on the floor of his Lower East Side apartment as some 40 members of New York’s nascent Green Party milled about in his living room to raise money for the party’s presidential candidate, Ralph Nader. Presidential fund-raisers usually are Read More
Upper East Side
3 East 84th Street
Three-bed, three-bath, 1,600-square-foot prewar co-op.
Asking: $1.35 million.
Time on the market: two days.
DAWN MELLO: DORIS DUKE’S PENTHOUSE FITS! Dawn Mello, who has been back in town as president of Bergdorf Goodman since 1994, has bought a penthouse at Read More