Articles tagged with Upper West Side

Lady Gaga’s Penthouse Now Available as a Swanky Rental

Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018 11:47 AM
Lady Gaga's Penthouse at 40 Central Park South

A penthouse that once belonged to Lady Gaga and a host of other major celebs was recently listed on the market for a mere $33,000 a month. The sprawling 2,000 square foot duplex offers residents the ultimate in both luxury and privacy. There are no neighbors on either side of the penthouse, and there are also four private terraces out of view of the public eye. This may explain why celebrities such as Liza Minnelli and Lance Armstrong have also called this 40 Central Park South apartment home.

Demi Moore Finally Sells $75 Million San Remo Home

Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017 12:24 PM
Demi Moore San Remo

Demi Moore has sold her expansive San Remo triplex at 145-146 Central Park West, four years after first attempting to unload the $75 million home. Moore originally purchased the triplex in 1990 with then-husband Bruce Willis. At the time, the $75 million price tag included a two-bedroom maisonette located on the ground floor of the building. Moore initially wanted the apartment to be a whisper listing, but ultimately it officially appeared on the market in April of 2015.

Trump Place Penthouse Hits Market for $48.5M

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 01:23 PM
240 Riverside Boulevard Trump Place Penthouse

The Heritage at Trump Place, 240 Riverside Drive, already has three penthouses on the market that range from $17.5 million up to $35.495 million. Judging by the price they must be extravagant, but none of them comes even close to the newly listed penthouse.

Renderings and Details — 600 West 58th Street

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 12:20 PM
600 West 58th Street

The Durst Organization, the developer, apparently feels more than comfy on the block between 11th and 12th Avenues, bounded by 57th and 58th Streets. It all started with The Helena, the rental building that opened in 2005. Durst continued next to the Helena with New York City’s very first pyramid—or, as the designer likes to call it, a tetrahedron. It is nearing completion and should open its doors with 709 rental units sometime this year.

Karim Rashid Designs New Purple Building

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013 05:22 PM
HAP 4 at 653-667 West 187th Street

Avant-garde architect and designer Karim Rashid, who designed a “diamond” inspired building for Harlem last month is, well, at it again.

Rashid is well known for creating highly unusual buildings, which a lot of times involve whimsical themes and plenty of pastels. This time he will be adding yet another bold design to his portfolio with his new 100-unit project in the Washington Heights section of the city for HAP Investments. 

Extell Gets the OK for Next Tower on “Billionaires’ Row”

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013 05:34 PM
Year 2020 skyline with 217 West 57th

Extell Development is at it yet again. The real estate development group behind such behemoths as One57 will indeed be adding to their brood of buildings, as the Landmarks Commission has just given them the go-ahead to erect yet another hulking luxury tower. 

Central Park Castle Sells for Mere $17.5M

Monday, 21 Oct 2013 01:49 PM
249 Central Park West

After enduring a long period of anticipated renovations and failed attempts on the market as a rental, the Central Park West castle has finally been sold for $17.5 million—a major price cut!—which actually makes more sense than its hoped-for sale at well over $25 million. 

Revamped Schwab Penthouse Commands $14M

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2013 10:15 AM
Schwab House foyer

Renovations have been completed on the astonishing 5,200-square-foot penthouse at the historic Schwab House on the Upper West Side, and it is currently being listed for $14 million. To be honest, the new facelift is pretty marvelous, so perhaps the price for this particular penthouse isn’t so unreasonable.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

“Sex and the City” Star Closes On Upper West Side Pad

Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 11:32 PM
Mikhail Baryshnikov buys NYC apartment

“Sex and the City” heartthrob and legendary ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov, has just purchased a pied-a-terre co-op at the Armstead on the Upper West Side.

The apartment inside the full-service 24-hour doorman-attended building at 245 West 104th Street was listed for $1.15 million but, according to the Post, Baryshnikov reportedly paid $1.265 million for the place. 

Pop Art Penthouse Sets Resale Record in UWS

Monday, 05 Aug 2013 08:16 PM

The most expensive sale of uptown (above 96th street) closed setting a record at $8.5 million. This four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bathroom, penthouse is 38 stories above 2628 Broadway in Manhattan’s coveted Upper West Side. At 4,130 square-feet, this Ariel East condo is priced at $2,125 per square-foot.

Russian Paris Hilton, Anna Anisimova, Ready to Sell Again

Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 07:07 PM
Anna Anisimova Time Warner Center - living room

Billionaire heiress and recent NYU graduate, Anna Anisimova, has listed her Time Warner Center Penthouse on the market again for a casual $50 million asking price. This 75th floor dream home returns to the market, at the same price from April 2012, due to Anna’s desire to move to Los Angeles and launch her acting career.