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Starchitecture meet star power. Scandinavian architect du jour Bjarke Ingels has been tapped by a development group that includes Robert De Niro, his son real estate broker Raphael De Niro, film producer Jane Rosenthal and “immersive studio developer” Wildflower for a new $400 million project in Astoria. The massive 650,000-square-foot facility, dubbed Wildflower Studios, will
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A “legally” haunted New York house is on the market again. Former owner Helen Ackley — who lived in the Queen Anne Victorian at 1 LaVeta Place in Nyack, NY, from the 1960s to the late 1980s — publicly asserted the presence of various poltergeists who hailed from the Revolutionary War era and regularly shook
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Real estate investor and former tech investor Arthur Becker’s savvy $20 million stake in architect Cary Tamarkin’s 10 Sullivan St. keeps paying off. In 2016, Becker (who was married to Vera Wang from 1989 to 2012) traded that stake in the Soho building for three adjacent townhouses that are also part of the development: Nos.
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Some hungry buyer could be top chef David Bouley’s new Tribeca neighbor. A three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 2,175-square-foot home at 161 Duane St., where he owns a condo, has returned to market for $4.45 million, down from its original $5.1 million asking price last year. It’s located two floors below Bouley’s, which he listed last January for
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Photographer Raphael Mazzucco’s Montauk estate has sold to married celebrity interior designers Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent. The three-bedroom, three-bathroom home at 53 Kettle Hole Road went on the market in 2017 for $4.35 million. After several price chops, per Realtor.com, it was last asking $1.59 million. (Mazzucco bought it for $920,000 in 2003.) It
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Cartoonist Stan Mack and his writer/editor wife Susan Champlin have just listed their West Village home for $1.72 million. Mack, who’s owned this unit for some 30 years, is best known for his “Stan Mack’s Real Life Funnies” series that appeared in the Village Voice for more than two decades. Together with Champlin, he published
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Brooklyn Nets star DeAndre Jordan just signed a $40 million, four-year contract — and he’s looking for a new home. One spot he toured is a Tribeca loft at 108 Franklin St. The four-bedroom, 5,086-square-foot pad is not publicly for sale right now but was most recently asking $6.3 million. DeAndre JordanWireImage “New York fans
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Nobody in New York wants to live in Donald Trump’s childhood home. And with an asking price that’s two times the Queens neighborhood’s median sale price, who would? The modest 2,000-square-foot Jamaica Estates house, where Fred Trump raised the Donald, will once again face the hammer on Nov. 14. Qualified bidders are being asked to
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Brooklyn is getting traction as creative brands once again start to take advantage of lower rents and city tax incentives. According to CBRE’s 2019 second quarter report, tenants migrating from Manhattan represented 17 percent of Brooklyn’s total leasing activity of 599,000 square feet. But there is so much new space — over 4 million square
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From 19th century freight warehouse, to 20th century disco, to 21st century cutting-edge office mecca — that’s the colorful past and prospective future of West Chelsea’s massive Terminal Stores building. Joint-venture partners L&L Holding Co., Normandy Real Estate Partners and an unidentified institutional investor plan to replace the 1.2 million-square-foot property’s half-million square feet of
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Ride-hailing juggernaut Uber is about to sign a massive lease at 3 World Trade Center, where it will relocate its New York headquarters, according to a new report. The deal will give the ride-hailing app seven floors, totaling more than 300,000 square feet, with an option to take an eighth floor for an additional 50,000
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Comedian, writer and director Whitney Cummings is hoping to have the last laugh on the sale of her pristine midcentury modern ranch house in LA’s Studio City neighborhood. Cummings, who purchased the home in 2011 for $1,484,725, recently put it on the market for a cool $2 million. “Located in Studio City’s Wrightwood Estates, this
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Darren Walker, president of the philanthropic Ford Foundation, is about to list his NoMad apartment for $4.2 million. The home is on the 12th floor of 15 E. 26th St., known as Fifteen Madison Square North. The 2,000-square-foot space comes with three bedrooms and 3½ baths. It was customized to showcase art and features oversize
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