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 [...]

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, [...]

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.

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 [...]

UWS “Unattainable” Apartment: Goldman Sachs Vice-Chair Lists Duplex Penthouse For $26.5 Million

Some pretty fancy digs hit the Upper West Side real estate market last night: Goldman Sachs executive J. Michael Evans has listed his 5,000 sf, 5 BR/5.5 BA duplex penthouse at The Park Laurel (15 W. 63rd) for a cool $26.5 million. (NOTE: You could buy three of these and have $8.5 million leftover, or [...]

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.

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.