The opulent Upper East Side duplex owned by Tyco International that had been home to its former chief executive, L. Dennis Kozlowski, has gone to contract, according to a real-estate source familiar with the proceedings. The apartment, in the exclusive limestone co-op at 950 Fifth Avenue, carried a $24.95 million asking price and was being Read More
Not everyone stuffed into MTV Networks chairman Tom Freston’s East 66th Street townhouse on April 12 wanted to say how they’d made a fool of themselves recently-even though the party was for Fanatics and Fools: The Game Plan for Winning Back America, Arianna Huffington’s 10th book.
Her publisher at Miramax Books, Harvey Weinstein, declined to Read More
On Feb. 20, the duplex co-op at 950 Fifth Avenue owned by former Tyco International chief executive L. Dennis Kozlowski had $3 million slashed off its stratospheric $28 million asking price, as the lavish residence failed to interest potential buyers since it hit the market in November, brokers close to the apartment said.
Mr. Kozlowski Read More
Something went haywire with American capitalism in the 1990′s, and we think we know what it was: There weren’t enough Henry E. Singletons to go around. In truth, there was only one Henry Singleton, and he died in 1999. He could read a book a day and play chess blindfolded. He made pioneering contributions to Read More
The daughter of late shipping magnate Stavros Niarchos is listing her father’s old apartment at 820 Fifth Avenue for upwards of $25 million. Mr. Niarchos, who spent decades engaged in a game of professional and personal one-upmanship with shipping rival Aristotle Onassis, died in 1996 from a stroke. His daughter, Maria, took possession of the Read More
Sony music chief Tommy Mottola recently signed a contract to buy a duplex penthouse on East 85th Street that listed at $15.9 million.
But the apartment’s current occupant won’t be seeing a penny of that money anytime soon, if Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau has his way.
The five-bedroom condo is home to Read More
What do you think of the market? The financial pundits have plenty of explanations, all of which have been eagerly accepted by the average investor. Much of the blame has been placed on the corporate scandals that began with Enron and Global Crossing and have since consumed executives and investors at Tyco, ImClone, WorldCom and Read More
TEN-ROOM PAD FACING THE PARK SELLS WITHOUT HELP FROM NEIGHBOR Jerry Seinfeld and Jessica Sklar are still trying to schedule a move into the Beresford, a 22-story Emery Roth building at 211 Central Park West. So is the would-be buyer of another apartment in the same building, the one formerly owned by Sesame Street co-creator Read More
At a recent East Side dinner party, a man was heard to exclaim with astonishment, feigned or real, that there actually are people out there who think $200,000 is a lot of money. A nice piece of snob-snottery to draw the line between the have-too-muches, the have-somes and the have-a-littles, an important distinction in converting Read More