NY nesting News

Trump Condo Sale Ties Record at $16.5M

Tuesday, 01 Oct 2013 03:59 PM
Chodorow's Living Room at Trump Towers

Restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow has sold his luxury Trump Tower apartment for $16.5 million, which matches the record for selling the most expensive apartment in the building. 

Chodorow’s condo in the legendary and luxurious Fifth Avenue building encompasses 3,700 square feet, enjoys three bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, and a chef's kitchen, and commands breathtaking views of Central Park—plus, it is only one of two condos in the tower that features floor-to-ceiling windows. 

Strahan’s Tribeca Loft Lists Again for $2.2M!

Monday, 30 Sep 2013 04:30 PM
Michael Strahan's revamped dining room and kitchen

Retired New York Giant and current “Live! With Kelly and Michael”host Michael Strahan is having a difficult time selling his $2.25 million Tribeca loft at 25 Murray Street. He just put it on the market for the second time.

Trump SoHo Unveils Grand Penthouse

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 03:26 PM
Trump SoHo Entrance

The Trump SoHo $50 million presidential penthouse has just hit the market— the exclusive market, that is. The luxurious pad has already attracted interested celebrities such as actress Jessica Alba and producer hubby Cash Warren; a private preview for the 10,000-square-foot “fit for a king” penthouse was held this week by legendary super broker Dolly Lenz.

Chelsea Clinton’s Hubby Sells Flatiron Place

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2013 05:51 PM
Mezvinsky's Flatiron Apartment Floorplans

So after telling you guys about the possibility of there being a former-first-daughter real estate discount that Chelsea Clinton may have had, Clinton’s hubby Marc Mezvinsky just sold his former Flatiron bachelor pad for $4.75 million after listing it for $4.4 million. 

Battle of the Pricey NYC Penthouses Continues

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 06:18 PM
One Madison Triplex Renderings

The triplex penthouse of the exclusive One Madison building at 23 East 22nd Street has indeed hit the market for a whopping $50 million. Yes, the building is in a central location with Gramercy, NoMad, and Chelsea all surrounding it, but it seems to be part of an ongoing trend of astronomically priced penthouses gracing New York City. 

Chelsea Clinton’s $750,000 NoMad Condo Break

Monday, 23 Sep 2013 04:44 PM
21 East 26th Street Whitman Building Chelsea Clinton's Condo

Could it be possible that there's such a thing as a former first daughter real estate discount?

$12M Sought for “West Side Story” Playwright’s Former Residence!

Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 02:32 PM
Arthur Laurents West Village Townhouse

The townhouse of Arthur Laurents, the deceased playwright and screenwriter of “West Side Story“ and “The Way We Were,” is now on sale for $12 million after several failed attempts as a rental property. 

Laurents’ four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bath, 1860’s home at 9 Saint Luke’s Place, where he lived until 2006, went on the rental market last year seeking a hefty $35,000 a month. A mere ten days later, that price was slashed to $18,000 a month. 

John Madden Sells Dakota Pad For $3.9M

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013 03:14 PM
John Madden old Dakota apartment - living room

Legendary former football coach and sports commentator John Madden has finally sold his Upper West Side apartment at the Dakota after having it on the market for two and a half years and dropping the price several times. 

The two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom co-op, which boasts original antique details, sold for $3.9 million after initially being listed for $4.9 million and then nudged down to $4.4 million.

Phillip Lim Leases Village Pad for $12.5K per Month

Thursday, 05 Sep 2013 03:22 PM
Phillip Lim and apartment at 35 Bethune Street

Noted fashion designer Phillip Lim has signed a six-month, $12,500-per-month contract for a pad at 35 Bethune Street in the West Village while he awaits the completion of the $1.85-million condo he bought last year at 19 Greene Street.

Obama’s UWS Apartment Back on the Market

Wednesday, 04 Sep 2013 03:17 PM
obama and nyc apartment at 142 West 109th Street

President Obama’s original New York City apartment is up for grabs! It is on the market once again by Citi Habitat and still has the potential to offer great bragging rights for a future tenant. 

Back when the president was just a student studying political science at Columbia University, he lived in this two-bedroom 142 West 109th Street pad with roommate Phil Boerner. 

Nate Berkus Buys New $5M Penthouse in Old Neighborhood

Wednesday, 28 Aug 2013 10:02 PM
39 Fifth Ave and Nate Berkus

He’s Back! Famous designer Nate Berkus has indeed come back to the Village after selling his West 9th Street apartment two weeks ago and closing on a new place at 39 Fifth Ave. 

OK, maybe he never really left. But for those weeks of not knowing where he relocated to we can now breathe a sigh of relief. He has moved a whopping 650 feet from his old place. Yes, apparently he loves the Village that much. 

Bruce Willis’s Old Trump Pad Makes A Profit

Tuesday, 27 Aug 2013 08:58 PM
Bruce Willis and 220 Riverside Blvd NYC

It seems that Bruce Willis’s old luxury Upper West Side Trump Place condo, which caused him such a loss when he sold it just two years ago, was unloaded onto yet another buyer, but this time for a substantial profit.

“NoHa” Added to Harlem’s Ongoing Makeover

Friday, 23 Aug 2013 12:08 AM

Apparently North Harlem has been dubbed “NoHa” in the real estate market, much to the chagrin of its die-hard residents who aren’t in favor of the spanking new moniker or the steadfast transformation of North Harlem into a trendy “go to” neighborhood. 

Viceroy Hotel is Set to Open In October

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 07:56 PM
Viceroy Hotel New York front

The Viceroy Hotel has had New Yorkers all abuzz for over a year eagerly awaiting its opening day. Now, starting October 9th, the hotel will be taking reservations for guests.

NoHo Gains Iron Chef Despite Shrinking Market

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 08:19 PM

Food Network star and restaurateur Chef Bobby Flay will be closing his Flat Iron District restaurant Mesa Grill after 22 years and headed up to NoHo to open his new eatery, Gato. This marks yet another splashy gain for the “'it” neighborhood despite its ridiculously shrinking commercial realty.