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 [...]

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 [...]

Judge OKs Lawsuit Against Madonna By Former Upper West Side Neighbor

How slow does the legal system work? Nearly two years after Karen George, a downstairs neighbor to Moadonna, filed a lawsuit for “pounding noise and vibration” as a result of the “Material Girl’s” triplex duplex allegedly doubling as a dance rehearsal studio, a judge just ruled the suit can finally proceed.

Open Houses On The Upper West Side: Sunday, 6/5/11

Plenty of open houses in the neighborhood tomorrow if you’re looking. Here’s a sampling of few that are new to the market this week: 10 West End Avenue, #8D (West End & 60th) Listed for $975,000 through Real Direct 1 BR, 1 BA Condo Corner unit, river views, TOL appliances, W/D, full-service Open House: Sunday [...]

Upper West Side Open Houses: Sunday – 5/29/11

It may be a holiday weekend, but there are still plenty of open houses this weekend if you’re in town and looking for new digs. Here’s a sampling: 142 West End Avenue (near West 66th) Listed for $799,000 through Bellmarc 1 BR, 1 BA Co-Op Convertible to 2 BR, renovated kitchen with TOL appliances, new [...]

Upper West Side Open Houses: Sunday, 5/22/11

Since it seems as though the world has not ended, you might be interested in some local open houses taking place tomorrow. 155 West 68th Street #428 (between Amsterdam & Broadway) Listed for $725,000 through Prudential Douglas Elliman 1 BR, 1 BA Condo Dorchester Towers, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, full-service, tree-top views Open House: Sunday [...]

Dutch Fraudster Sells At The Dakota

Normally, a two-bedroom at the historic Dakota (1 West 72nd) being sold for $4.6 million wouldn’t draw much attention. However, this isn’t “normally.” The seller in this case was Dutch investor Jan-Dirk Paarlberg, who was convicted of fraud, forgery and money laundering in the Netherlands last year for his role in a $23.5 million extortion [...]

Apartment Hunting On The Upper West Side

The New York Times’ real estate section features an Upper West Side couple in its latest installment of “The Hunt,” which follows New Yorkers in their search for the perfect apartment. When Lisa and Jacob Kivett got married two years ago, they quickly outgrew the 600 square foot 1 BR on Columbus Avenue that has [...]

Unattainable Apartment Of The Week

This week’s unattainable apartment is located in the famed Dakota, at 1 West 72nd. The fully renovated and completely restored 3,600 square foot, 9 room home, with 12 ft ceilings throughout, is in pristine condition with unique architectural details found only in the Dakota. The elegant foyer (with 3 large cedar closets) leads to a [...]

Upper West Side Open Houses Today, 5/15/11

There are 140 open houses in the neighborhood today — here are a few examples: 161 West 61st, #3A (between Amsterdam & Columbus) Listed for $995,000 through Halstead 2 BR, 1.5 BA Condo South facing duplex, 17 ft ceilings, open city views, jacuzzi, full-service Open House: Sunday 5/15, 12:30 – 2:00 pm 121 West 72nd, [...]