“Unattainable” UWS Apartment: Renovated & Expanded Townhouse On West 71st For $15.9 Million

Wrote a few posts last spring about the renovations and rooftop addition to the townhouse at 226 W. 71st (between Broadway & West End). The building was purchased for about $5 million in April 2011 and I had assumed the owner planned to move in when the work was completed, but that’s not the case. [...]

“Unattainable” UWS Apartment: $15.9 Million Duplex With Private Pool At 60 Riverside Boulevard

Looking for a building with a pool on the Upper West Side? There are quite a few condos that fit the bill. Looking for an apartment with its own private pool? You’ve got fewer options, but you might be interested in the $15.9 million duplex at The Aldyn that recently hit the market. It comes [...]

UWS CELEBRITY REAL ESTATE NEWS: NASCAR Legend Jeff Gordon Lists 15 CPW Pad For $30 Million

Legendary NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon is selling his Upper West Side condo at 15 Central Park West for a cool $30 million. Mr. Gordon was one of the initial buyers at the building back in 2007, when he paid $9.67 million for the 3BR/3.5BA 3,454 square foot unit. Prior to that, he had been renting [...]

UWS CONSTRUCTION PORN: Official Zoning Diagrams For 226 W. 71st Penthouse Extension

(Click for full-size) I’ve previously posted a couple of photos of the modern penthouse addition to the townhouse at 226 W. 71st (here & here). Since then, my curiosity about the project has gotten the better of me and I managed to dig up two sets of official zoning diagrams that show some additional details.

UWS Photo Of The Day: Another (Fuglier) Angle Of West 71st Street Penthouse Addition

UPDATE 5/8: UWS CONSTRUCTION PORN: Official Zoning Diagrams For 226 W. 71st Penthouse Extension Posted a photo last week of the modern penthouse addition to the townhouse at 226 W. 71st (between Broadway/Amsterdam & West End). I had asked if anyone living in an adjacent building could send a photo from another angle and MUW [...]

UWS Photo Of The Day: Old Meets New On West 71st

UPDATE 5/2: Another (Fuglier) Angle Of West 71st Street Penthouse Addition UPDATE 5/8: UWS CONSTRUCTION PORN: Official Zoning Diagrams For 226 W. 71st Penthouse Extension Was walking on West 71st and spotted this modern, two-story penthouse addition to the townhouse at 226 W. 71st (between Broadway/Amsterdam & West End). The building was purchased for about [...]

UWS CELEBRITY REAL ESTATE: Alex Rodriguez Moves Back To Riverside Boulevard

Posted back in February that Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez was reportedly eyeing a $19,000/month 2BR apartment at 15 Central Park West. Looks like he ended up back on Riverside Boulevard instead.

Celebrity Real Estate News: Madonna’s UWS Duplex Get $3.5 Million Price Cut — Now Only $19,995,000

Wrote back in November that Madonna had listed her Upper West Side duplex at The Harperly, an exclusive co-op located at 41 Central Park West (at 64th) for $23.5 million. Bargain hunters will be happy to learn that the price was recently slashed by $3.5 million, to $19,995,000 (as reported by The Real Deal). You [...]

“Unattainable” UWS Apartment: 122 Year-Old Townhouse On West 87th For $17.5 Million

WARNING: If you’re single and feeling lonely on this Valentine’s Day, you may just fall in love with this 19th century townhouse at 38 W. 87th (between Columbus & Central Park West). The 6 BR, 6 BA (plus 3 more half-BA) single-family home stretching over nearly 9,000 square feet recently hit the market for $17.5 [...]

Upper West Side Emerald Inn Slated To Close After 70 Years Due To Rent Increase

UPDATE 5/7: Emerald Inn Targeting June 1st For 72nd Street Opening UPDATE 4/2: Emerald Inn Relocating To West 72nd Street UPDATE 2/26: Emerald Inn Space Slated To Become… Kate Spade Store Still in the process of gathering details on this, but it looks like the Emerald Inn is scheduled to close later this year due [...]