CELEBRITY REAL ESTATE: A-Rod Reportedly Eyeing $19,000/month Upper West Side Rental At 15 CPW

It hasn’t been an easy 2013 for Yankee third baseman Alex Rodriguez — he underwent serious hip surgery in January and is now facing allegations that he used PED’s in recent years. But at least he’s still filthy rich… and apparently he’s looking to spend some of his money on an Upper West Side pad. [...]

UWS Co-Op Board Alleges Penthouse Apartment Has Massive Infestation Of 5,000 – 10,000 Bed Bugs

Well this is slightly off-putting… Apparently there’s a massive infestation of 5,000 – 10,000 bed bugs in the penthouse at 39 W. 67th.

Inventor Of iPod Accessory Industry Lists Funky UWS Duplex Penthouse For $12.5 Million

Jeff Grady pretty much invented the iPod accessory industry back in 2001. He sold his company, Digital Lifestyle Outfitters, for $100 million in 2007. Now he’s selling his tricked-out Upper West Side duplex at Ariel East for $12.5 million (2628 Broadway, between 99th/100th). The 4 BR, 3.5 BA penthouse includes 4,000 square feet spread out [...]

“Unattainable” UWS Apartment: $29 Million Duplex Penthouse With Amazing Terrace At 150 Columbus

Haven’t featured an over-the-top Upper West Side apartment in a while, but if you’re looking for some neighborhood real estate porn, this should suffice. Penthouse 3B at 150 Columbus (between 66th & 67th) recently hit the market for $29 million. In addition to 5,500 square feet of interior space, the apartment features a pretty sweet, [...]

UWS RUMOR: Big Nick’s To Close After 50+ Years On The Upper West Side?

UPDATE 1/29: Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal Offers Help, Nick Says No Thanks For Now UPDATE 1/22: UWS DISCOUNT: Kids Eat FREE At Big Nick’s Burger & Pizza Joint On Tuesdays UPDATE 1/10: Big Nick’s closing looking more likely due to massive rent increase Let me preface this by saying that it’s only a possibility and nothing [...]

Update On W. 82nd Street Penthouse Construction Opposed By Kevin Bacon & UWS Neighbors

Posted back in October about a penthouse construction project at 176-182 W. 82nd that irked neighbors at the adjacent 172 W. 82nd, including long-time Upper West Side resident Kevin Bacon. The case recently went before the Landmarks Preservation Commission and they sided with Mr. Bacon and his neighbors.

“Unattainable” UWS Apartment: $75 Million Triplex With 15 Bathrooms At 240 Riverside Boulevard

It’s been just over a year since the penthouse at 15 Central Park West hit the market for $88 million (it was snapped up a month later by the 22-year-old daughter of a Russian billionaire). If you’re still kicking yourself for missing out on the opportunity to own that trophy apartment, here’s another Upper West [...]

Celebrity Real Estate News: Madonna Lists Upper West Side Duplex For $23.5 Million

Catching up on some news from last week that happened while I was out of town for Thanksgiving… Madonna ditched the UWS for the UES in 2009, but kept her apartment at The Harperly, an exclusive co-op located at 41 Central Park West (at 64th). The Material Girl is now officially cutting ties with the [...]

UWS Real Estate Porn: $35 Million Duplex Penthouse At 55 CPW (a.k.a The Ghostbusters Building)

If you’re prone to envy or jealousy, you should just stop reading right now. The penthouse at 55 Central Park West (between 65th/66th) recently hit the market for $35 million, and it’s a doozie. The 4 BR 4.5 BA apartment features 5,000 sq of interior space and another 2,000 sq of terrace space (including 300 [...]

Upper West Sider Kevin Bacon Not Pleased About Penthouse Construction On West 82nd Street

Did a brief post on Kevin Bacon back in June of 2011 — he’s been living on the Upper West Side since 1976. He recently wrote a letter to Community Board 7 expressing concern about construction of a penthouse/building extension relating to a condo conversion at 176-182 W. 82nd, which is adjacent to his apartment [...]