Month: January 2020

Atari is opening a chain of hotels. The video game pioneer — whose classic titles included “Pong,” “Asteroids” and “RollerCoaster Tycoon” — announced this week that its first hotel will break ground this spring in Phoenix. The video game-themed hotels will “level up hotel entertainment with fully immersive experiences for every age and gaming ability”
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Actress Michelle Williams and her fiancé Tommy Kail just made a near record-setting real estate play in Brooklyn. Public real estate records first spotted by The Wall Street Journal show that Williams, who is pregnant and newly engaged to “Hamilton” director Kail, dropped $10.8 million on a townhouse in Brooklyn Heights — one of the
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Top architect Eran Chen, founding principal of ODA Architecture, and his wife Dafna just bought a $6 million full-floor loft in Tribeca, according to city property records. ODA, which is NYC based with projects in the city and around the world, is known for its boxy, geometric style, including the cantilevered 100 Norfolk condo on
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Not all housewarming gifts are welcome. The happy buyer of a home in Maryland got more than they bargained for when they discovered the corpse of the previous owner still inside. The new owner bought the house, on Upland Avenue in District Heights, at a foreclosure auction but only discovered the body of the 39-year-old
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Another luxury jewelry brand is coming to East 57th Street’s fast-reviving shopping zone — but the exact name’s a mystery. Richemont, the Switzerland-based parent of jewelry and fashion brands including Cartier, Piaget, Buccellati, Van Cleef & Arpels and Dunhill, has signed a major new lease for a showplace store at 30 E. 57th St. The
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Corcoran has gobbled up its sister real estate agency Citi Habitats. Both real estate brands are owned by Realogy, but the merger means the end of the Citi Habitats brand, known for its big Brooklyn presence. “We knew at some point that we’d put the brands together and that time is now. It made sense,”
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LCOR found a buyer for its retail condominium at 25 Broad St., the landmark former office property that the developer converted mostly to luxury condo apartments. Regal Acquisitions, a privately-held real estate investment firm, paid $10.5 million for the 20,000- square-foot storefronts. The largest is occupied by Bobby Van’s steakhouse, where its lease expires in
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Golden State Warriors star Stephen “Steph” Curry and his wife, Ayesha, have snapped up an apartment in San Francisco’s new Four Seasons Private Residences, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. It’s not clear when the NBA point guard bought the condo, but he’s thought to have paid just under $8 million for
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Luxury leather goods merchant Coach has abruptly shuttered its three-level boutique at Madison Avenue and East 57th Street — the latest blow to the fabled but troubled shopping district, which continues to hemorrhage some of its most celebrated stores. The 6,000 square-foot Coach emporium at 595 Madison Ave. had been at the prime corner for
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This West Village townhouse formerly owned by cookbook author and food critic Katie Lee, who is also Billy Joel’s ex-wife, has sold for $14.1 million, according to city property records. The last asking price for the property, located at 23 Perry St., was $15.99 million. The seller was Wes Edens, co-founder of Fortress Investment Group
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You may be able to recite every single Luke Skywalker line in the “Star Wars” series, but does your basement look like a galaxy far, far away? A Los Angeles mansion has hit the market for $26.5 million, featuring a basement stocked with incredible works inspired by the popular films, including life-size figures of Darth
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