Real Estate Wire

Real Estate Wire

16 Cliff Drive and 8 Old Montauk Highway, And Warhol Montauk Compound. andy warhol compound, andy warhol mansion, andy warhol estate, andy warhol compound, andy warhol montauk
  • Backyard labyrinths are a thing now. [WSJ]
  • Four alternative designs for the sidewalk shed. [Curbed]
  • The Montauk estate once owned by Andy Warhol has sold for $50 million. The property was first listed for $85 million. [WSJ]
  • The newest title-holder of the world’s most expensive home is a $310 million mansion that just sold outside Paris. [NYP]

Warhol’s former estate (L); Sidewalk shed proposal (R)

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Streit's Matzos, Streit's Matzos Lower east side

Images: A historic shot of Streit’s (L); College dorm room (R)

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pearl river mart

Images: Pearl River Mart (L); Greenpoint gingerbread house (R) via DNA Info

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  • Cluster-housing program for the homeless will receive $200M from the de Blasio administration. [Crain’s]
  • Who knew an 1800s pizza oven could be the main selling point for signing a lease on a space. [NYP]
  • DUMBO’S 51 Jay Street tops out. [6sqft inbox]
  • How close do you live to the gangs and street crews of NYC? This map will tell you. [NYDN]
  • Thomas Heatherwick and Diamond Schmitt Architects will redesign the interior of Lincoln Center’s largest concert hall, the David Geffen Hall. The architects are replacing Norman Foster. [NYT]

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2 World Trade Center, BIG, Bjarke Ingels, NYC starchitecture

Images: Manhattan skyline (L); 2WTC (R)

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  • Inside the sales gallery of Tadao Ando’s first NYC building in Nolita. [Curbed]
  • The plan to build a new Hudson River tunnel is moving ahead thanks to a $300B transportation bill. [NYT]
  • Don’t expect any deals on these diminutive apartments. [NYP]
  • Queens’ most expensive developments by total sell out. [TRD]

Images: A studio apartment at the Plaza via the Post (R); NJ tunnel (R)

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San Remo, 145 Central Park West, Cesar Pelli, Rona Maurer
  • The Port Authority is considering using $43M in subsidies to develop 2 World Trade Center, a skyscraper designed by Bjarke Ingels that will tentatively be the new home of 21st Century Fox and News Corp. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Victoria’s Secret model Sara Sampaio is in contract to buy a two-bedroom at the Beekman. [NYP]
  • Residents of starchitect Jean Nouvel’s “Vision Machine” in Chelsea are complaining that they can feel drafts through the windows. One condo owner is now suing the developers. [NYP]
  • Fancy yourself a real estate buff? Take the Times’ year-end quiz. [NYT]
  • The New York Foundation for Senior Citizens has created an affordable house-share program designed to pair up senior roommates at no cost. [NYO]

The San Remo (L); An elderly couple wait to cross the road © Garry Knight (R)

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  • Who says Snake People are bad with money? This generation is increasingly buying homes in NYC. [Metro.US]
  • Four NYC neighborhoods where you can still find an affordable apartment. [Thrillist]
  • Few support Mayor de Blasio’s rezoning plan. [Crain’s]
  • 20 years ago Donald Trump applied for a non-exclusive trademark to use the words “Central Park” to sell wares. Since then he’s become the “single biggest private, for-profit holder of Central Park trademarks on specific goods.” [Gothamist via AP]
  • State officials are completely against adding tolls to East River bridge crossings. [NYP]

Images: Sunset Park (L); Donald Trump (R)

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550 Vanderbilt, Pacific Park, CookFOX
  • The controversial condos atop the Mezritch Synagogue have hit the market. The luxury units start at $2.95 million. [Curbed]
  • Pacific Park‘s first residential building 550 Vanderbilt has topped out at 17 stories. [6sqft inbox]
  • Aby Rosen files plans to convert a former Noho women’s shelter to a “commercial behemoth” with the help of starchitect Annabelle Seldorf. [Bowery Boogie]
  • Russan billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov will take sole ownership of the Barclays Center and the Brooklyn Nets. [Crain’s]
  • Greenpoint Landing’s 21 Commercial Street will have 92 affordable rentals, ranging from $494 to $1,025 a month. [Brick Underground]
  • Scott Stringer says the East New York rezoning could displace 50,000 people. [TRD]

Images: 550 Vanderbilt via Max Touhey (L); Greenpoint Landing (R)

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subway signs
  • According to a new study, it is likely that more than half of Airbnb’s NYC rentals violate short-term leasing laws. [NYP]
  • Here are the best NYC neighborhoods for freshly graduated young professionals. [BI]
  • A new study suggests that living close to public transportation “could contribute to reduced risk of depression.” [CityLab]
  • Digesting Mayor de Blasio’s plan to rezone the city. [DNA Info]

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