American model Karlie Kloss has bought her "very first home" in NY, a West Village co-op worth $1.97 million. Karlie recently stated that she’s been traveling back and forth between St. Louis and New York for the past five years and cannot wait to have her own place in New York. Besides this, she has also just received the honor of being number two on models.com's Top 50 Models Women.
Hollywood star couple Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy just sold their luxury condo in Soho for a whopping $5.85 Million - $140,000 less than the original asking price. The 3,861 square-foot loft proudly boasts three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and eleven-foot high ceilings.
Superstar actor Harrison Ford’s Chelsea penthouse at 206 West 17th Street has sold for $16 million after being on and off the market since 2010. The 5,664-square-foot condo is on the 12th floor. It has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, a keyed elevator, a home gym, a library, a fireplace and views of the Hudson River from a 2,300-square-foot private rooftop terrace.
The condo conversion in Manhattan’s Gramercy Park has gotten a new name — Huys. The Dutch name is not really surprising as both the developer and designer are Dutch. The name comes from "Stadt Huys," which is an old spelling of "City Hall" and is pronounced somewhat like the English word “house.”
The Upper West Side co-op Harperley Hall will soon have one less celebrity to call their own - and a big celebrity none the less. Madonna has put her 6000-square-foot duplex apartment on the market for $23.5 million. The pad is on the fifth and sixth floors (Apt.
Best-selling novelist Kathryn Stockett has purchased James Iha’s Greenwich Village apartment at 119 East 10th Street for $1.25 million. Initially it was only offered for rent. James Iha, guitarist of Smashing Pumpkins wanted $5,995-a-month for his stellar pad.
Actress Michelle Williams and “How I Met your Mother” actor Jason Segel have been hit by Sandy. The couple purchased a loft at 275 Conover Street just earlier this year for $3.6 million.
The building, located in upcoming neighborhood Red Hook, has been flooded tremendously and the Fairway supermarket on the first floor suffered much damage as well. Photos show FEMA workers throwing a whole inventory of Fairway products into a dumpster.
It looks like 15-time Grammy Award winner Alicia Keys wants to celebrate her upcoming fifth studio album ‘Girl on Fire’ with a new multi million dollar mansion purchase. Alicia is in contract to buy Eddie Murphy’s New Jersey estate, named Bubble Hill, for $12 million.
Bubble Hill was put on the market seven years ago with an initial price tag of $30 million. Renovations were done in 2009 to make the estate more attractive for buyers, but with little to no success. Eddie Murphy had to drastically slash the listing price by $15 million in 2009.
Another celebrity has left the Upper West Side's El Dorado Condo building. This time it is U2’s bassist Adam Clayton, who has listed his El Dorado apartment for $8.695 million. The 7.5-room, 3 bedroom and 4 bathroom pre-war pad allows 50% financing and has very nice Eastern and Southern views of Central Park. It has two deco fireplaces and a huge eat-in chef’s kitchen.
Former New York Yankee and current Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder, Bobby Abreu sold his NYC apartment inside One Beacon Court in February 2010 for $5.1 million. The new owner has now re-listed the apartment for $7.45 million. That’s almost the original asking price that Abreu listed his condo for in 2008, which he wasn’t able to get back than due to the financial crisis.
Def Jam founder, Russell Simmons, has recently taken his Duplex Penthouse temporarily off the market. The apartment, brokered by Deborah Grubman of The Corcoran Group, hit the market in September 2012 for $11 million. It’s not the first time this apartment has disappeared from listings. It was also listed in 2005 for the same sum of $11 million. The apartment is located at 114 Liberty Street in Manhattan’s Financial District.
Yankees short stop Derek Jeter proved his will and endurance, and has finally sold his penthouse inside the Trump World Tower located at 845 United Nations Plaza. He has been trying to sell it since September 2010, the Real Deal reported.
Carmelo Anthony and his wife La La have been spotted checking out a rental at 1055 Park Ave. This 2,800 square-foot luxury unit comes with the price tag of $22,000, and all the amenities along with it. It has floor to ceiling windows, a rooftop terrace, unique architectural details and even a private spa like gym in which only 4 residents have access to.
Actor Patrick Stewart, known for his roles as Jean-Luc Picard, from the hit show Star Trek: Next Generation, and Professor X in the blockbuster X-Men series, recently purchased a duplex penthouse in Park Slope for $2.5 million, according to public records filed with the city.
P.Diddy or simply “Diddy”, as he now likes to be called has listed his 66th floor Midtown West apartment at The Park Imperial for $8.5 million. Photos of the apartment were held privately until yesterday. That's when Prudential Douglas Elliman finally posted multiple pictures showing every room of this unique apartment. First thing that grabs attention is a large portrait of fallen comrade Notorious B.I.G hanging in the living room.