There are no newspapers, typewriters or other signs of ink-stained wretches in apartment 9D of 580 Park Avenue, but the well-appointed home is linked to a name that makes all journalists’ hearts skip a beat—Pulitzer.
The light-filled three-bedroom, which belonged to philanthropist Gladys “Patsy” Pulitzer Preston, granddaughter of famous newspaper publisher Joseph, has been sold to Edward Shugrue III and his wife Greta.
Although the Vikings may be the consummate heartbreak team, their owner, Zygi Wilf seem to be doing just fine for himself. The real estate developer and his wife, Audrey, have just purchased a New York apartment, paying no less than $19 million for the place.
Love the Drake!
Now here is a home that would provide the perfect setting for you to tell those filthy hippies down at “Occupy Wall Street” to eat some cake.
Who else but Sotheby’s could have wrangled this $18 million, 3 bedroom, 4 and 2-half bath, duplex at 770 Park Avenue ?
For years now, the Drake Hotel site at the corner of 57th Street and Park Avenue has been one of the most closely watched developments in the city. A historic hotel was destroyed to make way for a mystery project that has grown all the more intriguing as it actually looks like it might get built. Mysterious California developer CIM teamed up with Harry Macklowe, the site’s former owner and fifth-act maestro, and now details are dribbling out that make for some jaw-dropping possibilities.
In Da Slope
For the Manhattanite with a taste for art, few neighborhoods are as compelling as Carnegie Hill. L’Oreal CEO Laurent Attal, for example, recently made the Carnegie Hill plunge, plunking down $1.3 million for an East 89th Street home.
That’s cheap, however, in comparison to this eight-room, $10.7 million Park Avenue penthouse. Located Read More
The Journal had an interesting story today about the slower-than expected development of Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn, which was rezoned in 2003 with great hopes for creating “Brooklyn’s Park Avenue.”
While much of the article is a by-the-numbers status report on what’s built and what’s stalled, there is an undercurrent emphasizing Read More
Is a shiny new Park Avenue condo fated to become the next Sheffield57?
On behalf of the owners of the building’s 110 units, the board of managers of the luxury condominium 260 Park Avenue South is suing the building’s landlord, Tessler Developments, over a first floor concrete hole. And they’ve filed a complaint with Read More
Editor’s note: Cold Case is a new feature on the fates of New York’s oldest residential real estate listings.
It’s hard out there for luxury watch moguls with luxury Park Avenue townhouses. Benny Shabtai, the Raymond Weil executive, first put his 13-room townhouse at 870 Park Avenue on the market back in February 2004, Read More
This time last week, The Observer was glumly obsessing over all the listings that had just been given multimillion-dollar price cuts. But nothing was as tooth-rattling as this: WWD is reporting that Brooke Astor’s 778 Park Avenue duplex has been cut from $46 million to $35 million.
That, if you’re counting, Read More
Mick Jagger’s ex-wife Bianca has finally lost her 18th-floor rent-controlled Upper East Side apartment. In a unanimous decision, the Court of Appeals just declared that Ms. Jagger, who is in the United States on a tourist visa, could not have been keeping the Park Avenue sprawl as a primary residence, which violates New Read More