Steve Madden has called the townhouse at 175 East 73rd Street home for years, but it looks like the other shoe has finally dropped. The affordable footwear giant listed the house yesterday, asking nearly $9 million. (Like a pair of his namesake mid-market shoes, it was priced with a bunch of trailing 9′s.)
Mr. Madden first moved to the Upper East Side as a renter, from a neighborhood with a slightly less distinguished pedigree—the Federal Correctional Complex in Coleman, Florida, where he was serving a 41-month sentence after being convicted of participating in a pump-and-dump stock scheme.
Will Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen‘s One Morton Square penthouse finally be a full house?
According to city records, the identical-twin franchise has finally sold the oft-price-zig-zagging West Village apartment—which they never lived in—for $7.7 million, only $300,000 more than they paid for the “twelve room trophy” in 2004. Listed with Prudential Elliman‘s buzzed-about broker Jared Read More
Location: Were you a precocious child?
Mr. Seligman: I definitely wasn’t an overachiever in school at all. I struggled in school a lot of the time, definitely had a hard time in certain classes, but if there was something I was passionate about, you couldn’t stop me. I was just a very hard worker. Read More