Perhaps Paul Allen was missing some of that West Coast sun. The co-founder of Microsoft just purchased the penthouse at 4 East 66th Street, which comes with a giant roof terrace where he can catch some rays.
Mr. Allen paid a whopping $25 million for the home. It appears he will be expanding like a mid-90′s Microsoft, as Mr. Allen already owns the 11th floor apartment at the tony Fifth Avenue co-op, which he reportedly purchased for $13.5 million in 1996.
Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, is apparently mad as hell at the rest of the Internet. His Interval licensing has laid a lawsuit smackdown on an alphabet soup of companies, including but not limited to Apple, Google, Facebook, AOL, eBay, Yahoo–and so on. Allen and Interval, a developer of computer tech, say the legal actions Read More
A few years ago, I was at a kicking Grammy Awards party in a Los Angeles mansion hosted by music company EMI, which was then in the midst of a ditched merger dance with Warner Music. As a journalist covering the merger, I was on the List, and my privileged status granted me Read More
In October–right around the time that the financial crisis began to seem a whole lot more real–hedge fund billionaire Carl Icahn put his 177-foot yacht, the Starfire, up for sale for $37.5 million. Then, Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich, who has been so affected by the economic downturn that he reportedly had to Read More