WARNING: If you’re single and feeling lonely on this Valentine’s Day, you may just fall in love with this 19th century townhouse at 38 W. 87th (between Columbus & Central Park West). The 6 BR, 6 BA (plus 3 more half-BA) single-family home stretching over nearly 9,000 square feet recently hit the market for $17.5 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
It’s been just over a year since the penthouse at 15 Central Park West hit the market for $88 million (it was snapped up a month later by the 22-year-old daughter of a Russian billionaire). If you’re still kicking yourself for missing out on the opportunity to own that trophy apartment, here’s another Upper West [...]
If you’re prone to envy or jealousy, you should just stop reading right now. The penthouse at 55 Central Park West (between 65th/66th) recently hit the market for $35 million, and it’s a doozie. The 4 BR 4.5 BA apartment features 5,000 sq of interior space and another 2,000 sq of terrace space (including 300 [...]
Homeowners are often warned that renovating their house or apartment doesn’t always equate to a significant increase in sales price. That doesn’t appear to be the case with the brownstone at 41 W. 74th (between Columbus & CPW). Purchased by a “South American industrialist” for $12.5 million in March 2011, the property has been converted [...]
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 [...]
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.
A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: Mystery Pervert Enters UWS Dorm Room; Stroking Student’s Hair Fall Spa Week Extended At Two UWS Spas & Dozens More Throughout NYC Upper West Side “420 Bar” Seized By City Marshal, Likely Closed For Good Casual UWS Meet For Upper West Siders [...]
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Sunday, October 16th, 2011… 49th Annual New York Film Festival — Day 17 (Final Day) Film Society Of Lincoln Center (West 65th, between Amsterdam & Broadway) Various times and prices throughout the day Open House New York Multiple UWS & NYC Venues All Day Most events are [...]
Last month MUW featured an absurdly awesome $16.4 million townhouse at 116 W. 71st as the UWS “Unattainable” Apartment Of The Week. Shortly after the post went up, I received an e-mail from Jason Haber, the CEO of Rubicon Property and the agent for the listing. He wrote that because of the LEED certification process [...]
A round-up of some of the most popular posts from the past week: NY Philharmonic Offers Cheap Tickets To “Open Rehearsals” At Avery Fisher Hall Some Upper West Siders Have A Huge Stick Up Their Ass UWS Woman Turns Her Apartment Into Full-Fledged Art Gallery & Studio “Cheap-Ass Foodie Date” On The Upper West Side [...]
Free and cheap events in the neighborhood on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011… 49th Annual New York Film Festival Film Society Of Lincoln Center (West 65th, between Amsterdam & Broadway) Various times and prices throughout the day “Unattainable Apartment” Open House 70 West 69th 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Open to the public 23rd Annual Upper [...]