New York's very own “Spic-tacular” comedian, producer, actor, and playwright, John Leguizamo, whose new Kick-Ass 2 film where he plays “Javier” is due for release this summer, has put his 4 story East Village townhouse up for grabs for a mere $3.995 million.
Tom Cruise, the handsome, ever talented, and elusive, super-star of many top films feels he needs a little more privacy, so he has sold his loft-style condo in NYC to go somewhere quieter. No doubt to get away from all his fans and the paparazzi. He likes his seclusion. Some say he'll move to Westchester or Connecticut. Mercifully, he won’t go into “Oblivion” as in the title of his upcoming new film due out this spring.
Arabella 101 in Manhattan's East Village was the first luxury rental building constructed on Avenue D, despite its rather negative reputation as an unsafe area. The Local reports that the developer Rash LCC has purchased four adjacent lots at the corner of Avenue D and East Fifth Street for $3.6 million in order to build a new luxury rental building with studios as well as 1, 2, and 3 bedroom apartments.
After four years of renovation Law & Order Star B.D. Wong is finally agreeing to show his apartment to the New York Times. Mr. Wong bought the 2,900-square foot ground floor loft with a subterranean bedroom on East 4th Street in 2005 for $1.25 million and has since renovated it with the help of architect Jack Wettling, who also helped renovate three former apartments that in which Mr. Wong has resided.
Jared Kushner has acquired a $53 million portfolio of seven walk-up buildings, and is up to increase it to $58 million by purchasing an eighth. The walk-ups are located in Manhattan’s eternally trendy East Village, SoHo and West Village. They were purchased from Benchmark. The NY Post reports that Mr. Kushner started with buying just one walk-up, but he and the representative of Benchmark, “hit it off and decided to give him some more”. Jared Kushner may only be 31 years old, but the handsome and ultra successful businessman obviously understands how to wheel and deal.