“Whatever you may think of Judaism, Lyuba, in the end it’s just a codified system of anxieties,” so wrote scribe-du-jour Gary Shteyngart in his best-selling 2006 satire Absurdistan.
Though Mr. Shteyngart, who has been hailed as a leader of the post-Roth dystopians, is facing several milestones that, depending on whether his glass is half-empty or Read More
Hedge fund heavyweight Steve Eisman and wife Valerie Feigen have sold their second 1125 Park Avenue apartment, according to city records, this time for $4.3 million. The hedge fund manager sold to Peter Halloran, CEO of Pharos Financial Group, a hedge fund active in the securities market of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Read More
All year, brokers have known that 12 East 78th Street would be coming on the market. After all, the townhouse belongs to Marisa Noel Brown, a daughter of the ruined Fairfield Greenwich Group founder Walter Noel. (Her husband, Matthew, had been a managing director at his father-in-law’s ruined firm.)
The 7,800-square-foot house finally got Read More
Last October, a few months after the 81-year-old fashion designer turned real estate executive turned Showgirls producer Charles Evans died, his penthouse triplex at 895 Park Avenue went on the market for $29.5 million.
And it almost sold for the full asking price.
One year and three weeks later, after a second relatively Read More
A court server delivered a stack of legal documents to the Madison Avenue real estate office of Stribling & Associates Ltd. last September. The company, two of its brokers and one of its clients were being sued by a couple who backed out of a deal to buy a $2.5 million Park Avenue apartment because Read More