This morning it was revealed that Larry Gagosian got maybe the deal of this young decade, paying $36.5 million for the Harkness Mansion. Five years ago, it sold for a record-setting $53 million, and it has quietly been sitting on the market for a good bit less than that.
Broker Sami Hassoumi told Read More
On Monday, the rare-maps dealer W. Graham Arader III was in the passenger seat of his black Mercedes SUV, thinking about all the wealthy people who have not bought his 12,000-square-foot, 22-room, 10-bedroom townhouse at 1016 Madison Avenue. “People have been clubbed to death by recent events,” he said. “The seals in Alaska had it Read More
Matthew Bronfman is getting serious about selling his ornate, 25-foot-wide townhouse at 7 East 67th Street, and has just knocked $3 million off the asking price. The five-story residence first listed in August 2002 for $27 million, and now the Seagram heir and brother of Warner Music chairman Edgar Bronfman Jr. (who had been listing Read More
Right around the time that George W. Bush was announcing his candidacy for President, Joseph W. Luter III, the chief executive of Smithfield Foods Inc., the world’s largest hog producer and pork processor, went on a multimillion-dollar apartment-buying binge. Mr. Luter’s shopping spree finally ended on Jan. 16, just four days before Mr. Bush was Read More