1 Fifth Avenue

Celebrities, Greenwich Village, Interiors, Recent Sales

It was only four years ago that Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and his wife, model Patti Hansen, bought the penthouse at celeb-filled 1 Fifth Avenue for $10.5 million. Two years later, after an overhaul by architect Joe Serrins, the rock legend listed the Greenwich Village spread for $12.23 million. But as it goes, “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” and in October 2017 he dropped the price to $12 million even and brought it celebrity stager Cheryl Eisen. The price continued to decline, dropping to $11 million this past November, and most recently $9.95 million. Now, the Observer reports that it’s gone into contract, meaning he more than likely took a loss.

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Celebrities, Greenwich Village, Recent Sales

Jessica Lange is movin’ on up. According to city property records first spotted by The Real Deal, the Academy-award winning actress bought the two-bedroom co-op directly above her current home in 1 Fifth Avenue. Lange paid $3.3 million, more than $500,000 under the asking price, for the sun-filled unit, which is much in need of updating. But this won’t be a problem if the speculation that she’s looking to combine the two apartments is true.

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Celebrities, Greenwich Village, Recent Sales

Filmmaker Brian De Palma just bought a second unit at 1 Fifth Avenue in Greenwich Village according to city records. The famous director of “Scarface” and “Carrie” already owns an apartment on the 23rd floor of the Gold Coast building, where’s he’s lived since at least 1989, but his latest acquisition is a two-bedroom unit for which he paid $1,750,000.

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Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards and his wife, model Patti Hansen, bought the penthouse at 1 Fifth Avenue for $10.5 million back in 2014. Putting meaning to “You Can’t Always Get What You Want,” the legendary musician has now listed his Greenwich Village digs just two years later for $12.23 million, reports Curbed.

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Celebrities, Greenwich Village, Recent Sales

1 Fifth Avenue, James E. Burrows

“Cheers,” “Frasier,” “Will & Grace,” “Friends”… these are just some of the ’90s sitcoms that director James E. Burrows has on his resume. The television maven and his wife, noted sitcom hairstylist Debbie Easton, have definitely met their fair share of celebrities, but it seems that now they’re looking to trade in their Wilshire Boulevard address for a more low-key lifestyle in Greenwich Village…though they are moving to prestigious 1 Fifth Avenue.

The couple picked up a one-bedroom apartment at the storied building for $4.2 million, according to city records released today. It’s definitely not up to par with Will and Grace’s elegant home or Monica and Rachel’s kitschy apartment, but it’s charming in its own right.

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