Palazzo Chupi, the semi-pink wonderland built by the yellow-spectacled artist Julian Schnabel, has finally sold off its triplex penthouse. Way back in early 2008, when Chupi was still West 11th Street’s frothed-over mega-castle, Mr. Schnabel wanted $32 million for the unit, and $27 million for the duplex below.
The latter is now asking Read More
If Schnabel, Sting, Astor and friends sell apartments, look out! Luxury might be back. Read More
Julian Schnabel, who had to suffer the indignity of offering up the penthouse triplex and duplex at his West Village wonderland Palazzo Chupi for rent a week ago, has given those grand spaces yet another multimillion-dollar price cut.
One year ago, when his asking price for the triplex was $32 million and the Read More
Last February, the yellow-spectacled artist Julian Schnabel finally introduced his meticulous West Village mega-castle, Palazzo Chupi, to the world. He allowed Vanity Fair to do a Chupi spread (his friend Ingrid Sischy wrote that Mr. Schnabel’s work was like Giotto’s, but with cast-concrete kitchen countertops dyed chromium-oxide green), and Chupi’s $32 million triplex penthouse and Read More
Julian Schnabel sat for an interview with 60 Minutes‘ Morley Safer, aired on Sunday night, in the grand environs of the Palazzo Chupi condos in the West Village. While they marvelled together at the Manhattan and river views, the duo did not discuss the slow sales and the price-chops there (more on that Read More
Location: This is a horribly anxious time to be in New York real estate, especially if you’re one of the city’s biggest builders. What keeps you up at night?
Mr. Sciame: I like to say that I sleep like a baby: I sleep for two hours and I cry for two hours. Only kidding. Read More
Julian Schnabel’s foray into residential real estate in Manhattan has not been as smooth as the artist might have hoped. First, locals labeled Palazzo Chupi the "Pink Building." Immediately after Madonna bailed out of buying a unit in the decidedly unchild-friendly building, Mr. Schnabel lost his anchor celebrity tenant when Richard Gere put his custom-designed Read More
Still reeling from getting dissed by the Material Girl herself, Julian Schnabel’s "Pompeii Red" Pallazzo Chupi in the West Village is losing one of its biggest celebrities (heck, it’s only celebrity, really). Richard Gere has been quietly marketing his "massive 4BR, 4BA spread in the Chupster for about a month now, through Sotheby’s Read More
Sure, heartland American real estate is continuing to tank, but onyx-gilded New York apartments are floating up higher and higher into the eight-digit stratosphere.
Take the just-completed $33.6 million deal for a three-unit duplex penthouse at Trump World Tower, the shiny monolith’s last sponsor units to sell. As reported on our Web site Monday, Read More