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 [...]
Haven’t posted any Upper West Side celebrity real estate news in a while, so here’s a quick update on the neighborhood digs of Téa Leoni, Dr. Drew, and Richard Kind:
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.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
A couple of Upper West Side celebrity real estate transactions from the past week:
Looks like actor Ben Stiller has put his 4,000 sf, 5 BR, 5.5 BA Upper West Side duplex on the market (floorplan & photos galore below). He and wife Christine Taylor paid $10 million for the apartment at 118 Riverside Drive (at 84th) in 2008 and are listing it for $9.6 million.
UPDATE 4/27: The Post is reporting that A-Rod made a $1.1 million profit (i.e. 20%) Most Yankees fans will tell you that Derek Jeter’s “flip” was the best in team history, but (former?) Upper West Sider Alex Rodriguez just made a pretty nice flip of his own. He recently sold his 35th floor condo at [...]
A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Upper West Side Blue Donkey Bar Shutters, Blames Vocal Angry Neighbor Alec Baldwin Ditching Upper West Side For SoHo & Yoga Instructor Girlfriend Second Triathlete Dies After (Mostly) Upper West Side Race Police Make Arrest In Connection To “Serial Groper” Case Upper [...]
Mentioned the other day that Alec Baldwin, one of the more visible celebrities in the neighborhood, is leaving the Upper West Side. Now his apartment at the El Dorado (300 Central Park West) has officially hit the market.
UPDATE 8/11: Baldwin’s Eldorado Pad Hits Market For $9.5 Million Looks like one of the most visible celebrities on the Upper West Side is on his way out of the neighborhood.
If you’re looking for your daily dose of celebrity real estate porn, Curbed recently had two posts of note:
First H & H leaves the neighborhood, now Seinfeld? The New York Post is reporting that Upper West Side fixture Jerry Seinfeld and his wife are looking at townhouses on the UES. Seinfeld currently lives at the tony Beresford (211 Central Park West) but was spotted checking out a 6-bedroom, 8-bathroom townhouse at 1 east [...]
Do you know who this man is? I don’t, but I’m not much of a fashionista — most of my shopping is done at the Banana and Gap outlets in Jersey (somewhere, my girlfriend is sighing in frustration…) That said, apparently designer Alber Elbaz is some sort of a big deal in the fashion world. [...]