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4 World Trade Center First to Open

4 World Trade Center First to Open

One World Trade Center, which is planned to open next year, is now officially considered the tallest building in the western hemisphere, while its sister building, 4 World Trade Center, will actually be the first to open its doors tomorrow.  

Dicaprio Buys “Green” Village Condo

Dicaprio Buys “Green” Village Condo

Leonardo Dicaprio has finally settled on a New York City “green” loft after checking out several high-end luxury pads over the past few months while we all waited with bated breath over which one he would pick. 

After looking at One Madison, and rumors that he checked out the recently purchased 45 East 74th Street townhouse, Dicaprio has decided to purchase an apartment at 66 East 11th Street. 

Billionaire Couple Snags $26M Upper East Side Townhouse

Billionaire Couple Snags $26M Upper East Side Townhouse

One of the world’s richest women, Zhang Xin, and her equally rich husband, Pan Shiyi, have already found the perfect residence in New York City for $26 million, after they placed their condo on the market just a few weeks ago, according to curbed.

Extell Gets the OK for Next Tower on “Billionaires’ Row”

Extell Gets the OK for Next Tower on “Billionaires’ Row”

Extell Development is at it yet again. The real estate development group behind such behemoths as One57 will indeed be adding to their brood of buildings, as the Landmarks Commission has just given them the go-ahead to erect yet another hulking luxury tower. 

Fraudster’s Former Pad Still Won’t Sell

Fraudster’s Former Pad Still Won’t Sell

The former home of notorious fraudster Hassan Nemazee is on the market yet again—for an even lower asking price!

SoHo Loft Lists for Record-Breaking $32M

SoHo Loft Lists for Record-Breaking $32M

Douglas Elliman has just listed a luxury SoHo penthouse for a whopping $32 million, which when executed will become a record-breaking sale. 

How to Get a Dead Good Discount on Your Dream Home

How to Get a Dead Good Discount on Your Dream Home

With Halloween come and gone, it’s time for the city’s extravagant pop-up Haunted Houses to close their doors and make way for the fun and frills of the next holiday: cue Christmas. But if you’re interested in carrying on with the frightening festivities of the past month, you now can with Died in House; a one-stop shop where you can find out who, if anyone, has ever died in your home.

Revamped Philip House Lists New Condos

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Revamped Philip House Lists New Condos

Two of the recently completed units at the revamped Philip House in Carnegie Hill have just been listed for $2.55 million and $1.54 million respectively—and the upgrades are quite noticeable.

All Quiet on the Eastern Front

All Quiet on the Eastern Front

It’s been a whole week since we heard a peep out of Upper East Side’s queen of mean, Joan Rivers, and her resident rival, Elizabeth Hazan. For the past month these two brash divas have been locked in a public standoff over Hazan’s failure to pay $200,000 in condo fees. For condo board president Rivers, this just isn’t good enough. Her reaction: allegedly putting glue in Hazan’s locks and destroying her cable box. Hazan is now suing Rivers for $15m for the supposed vandalism.

Billionaire Couple Lists 15 Central Park West Pad

Billionaire Couple Lists 15 Central Park West Pad

One of the world’s most influential couples has just listed their sprawling 15 Central Park West abode for $19 million with Brown Harris Stevens.

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