Renting

The Skyline is Changing Again

220_exterior.jpgCurbed.com came out with some great coverage on the ever-changing skyline!

The Extell-Vornado catfight over 220 Central Park South finally ended last year, paving the way for Vornano’s long-talked about plan to tear down the structure and erect condos in its place—and oh, what condos they will be. An angel tipster spotted renderings and a detailed video of the future Robert A.M. Stern More

My recent Loft Sale with Tin Ceilings Featured on CNN Gallery

middletonMy recent Loft Sale at 108 Reade Street in Tribeca was featured on a CNN Gallery highlighting home decor. The Blue Tin Ceilings were some of the most unique I have seen!

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If you forget your keys, now you can simply go to 7-11 and have a digital copy made!

Can’t wait to see these start sprouting up… What a crazy idea and what will they think of next! – JD

In olden times, people actually knew their neighbors, interacted with them on a regular basis, and stored spare keys with them. This never happens anymore now that human relationships are passé. Which is why, starting this week, KeyMe kiosks — which keep a digital file of your key and can cut you a new one when you get locked out — will begin popping up at 7-Elevens around Manhattan.

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Origin of April Fools Day and the $125k Penthouse

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There are several theories about the origins of April Fools day.  One of the most notable is in the year 1564.  During that year, Europeans started using the Gregorian Calendar and the New Year moved from April 1st to January 1st.  ‘April fools’ were those who still celebrated the new year’s holiday in the spring!

If you are celebrating the new year today, perhaps this new penthouse listing at the Pierre is right for you!  Only for $125,000… Call me.

{if this is simply just another day for you and you are still reading, please note that this new listing is actually asking $125 Million and just came on the market as the highest price residential listing in Manhattan}

Pastel Colored Townhomes – Spring Edition

SullivanstreethousesI love this recent blog post about from Ephemeral New York about the colorful townhome row on Sullivan Street.  The private park situated behind this lovely row is one of the few private parks.  Recently, I assisted in renting #176 Sullivan Street.

Thanks to Ephemeral for providing some insight into how this enclave has remained untouched through the generations.

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