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 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: 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. [...]

Obama vs. Romney = UWS vs. UES?

The UWS and UES have long had political stigmas attached to them. If recent fundraising figured from the campaigns of President Obama and likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney are any indication, those stigmas still hold true — the UWS is blue and the UES is red.

Upper West Side Week In Review: 12/19 – 12/25/11

A round-up of Upper West Side news, deals, photos, real estate, and openings/closings from the past week (Abbreviated Christmas Edition):

Russian Billionaire’s 22-Year-Old Daughter Buys $88 Million Upper West Side Apartment At 15 CPW

Meet your new UWS neighbor: Ekaterina Rybolovleva. She’s your normal, run-of-the-mill, 22-year-old daughter of a Russian billionaire, and she just bought an $88 million dollar apartment on the Upper West Side.

UWS Real Estate: 15 Central Park West Penthouse On The Market for $88 Million

UPDATE 12/21: Russian Billionaire’s 22-Year-Old Daughter Buys $88 Million Upper West Side Apartment At 15 CPW Pretty nice view to wake up to every morning, right? It can be yours for just $88 million dollars. Let me say that again: Eighty-eight million dollars.

New Upper West Side Wine Bar = No More Human Feces At Columbus & 71st?

According to a member of the Columbus Avenue Business Improvement District, the corner space at Columbus & 71st has become increasingly shabby over time since former tenant Penang closed. Owned by a wealthy Spanish clothing designer who doesn’t maintain the building, apparently a homeless person used to (still does?) regularly defecate in front of the [...]

Cafe Lalo’s Owner Lists UWS Penthouse

The Real Deal reports that the owner of Café Lalo (83rd between Broadway and Amsterdam), the iconic eatery made nationally famous in You’ve Got Mail, has put his Upper West Side apartment up for sale.  Haim Lalo, an Israeli expat who opened Café Lalo in 1998, has listed his duplex co-op in the Gloucester (79th [...]

Upper West Side Celebrity Sightings

Tyler Alexandra Ellis, the 26-year-old daughter of late designer Perry Ellis, has launched a line of handbags named Tyler Alexandra, and her Upper West Side launch party attracted both media and celebrities.  Above, J. Alexander, best known for his work as a runway coach on America’s Next Top Model, checks out one of the purses [...]