Red Carpet Real Estate
Tomorrow marks the 30th Anniversary of John Lennon’s death, and kicking off an undoubtedly suffocating media blitz, The Times has a nifty real estate story on what it was like living in John Lennon’s Dakota.
The article is full of reminiscence from the likes of Paul Goldberger (nobody liked Yoko), Roberta Flack (the Read More
Fun With City Records
— Charlie Palmer, four-time Michelin star winner and the restauranteur behind the Upper East Side’s Aureole, has purchased a $1.5 million apartment in the Devonshire House building on 28 East 10th Street. Mr. Palmer will be moving a few floors up from New York’s own mad scientist.
— Jacqueline Bikoff of Read More
The Dakota’s co-op board will permit Indra Tamang—the butler who inherited two apartments—to apply for residence, reports The Wall Street Journal.
According to the board:
“We at The Dakota are proud that for many years ours has been an extraordinarily diverse community of residents,” the statement said.
It noted that Mr. Tamang, Read More
Awful things happen in every apartment house,” said Rosemary Woodhouse (a pixie-cut Mia Farrow) of the Dakota in Roman Polanski’s 1968 thriller Rosemary’s Baby. The film helped make the Central Park West co-op the most legendary apartment house in New York. And, like Ms. Farrow said, awful things do happen in every apartment Read More
“Awful things happen in every apartment house,” said Rosemary Woodhouse (played by a pixie-cut Mia Farrow) of The Dakota in Roman Polanski’s thriller, Rosemary’s Baby. The film, set in the Central Park West gothic-gabled property, helped make the exclusive co-op the most legendary apartment house in New York City. And, like Ms. Farrow said, awful Read More
The Manhattan zip code with the greatest number of home sales of at least $5 million this year has been 10023 on the Upper West Side. (Research site PropertyShark mined the data based on closed deals through Oct. 17.) No surprise, since the area includes 15 Central Park West and the Time Warner Center. Read More
When the Henry Janeway Hardenbergh architecture firm designed The Dakota in 1880, we bet they didn’t imagine that 128 years later a certain troubled young woman named Lindsay Lohan might call the place home. According to News of the World, 22-year-old Ms. Lohan, a Long Island native, has been eyeing a $4.6 Read More