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.
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.
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.