The New York Observer’s “Manhattan Transfers” reported that actress Scarlett Johansson paid $2,100,000 for a four-room penthouse near Sutton Place in Mid-Town Manhattan on April 28. The unit is in the Sutton Manor building at 411 E. 53rd Street in Manhattan and was listed at 1,270 square feet. The penthouse has two bedrooms, two baths, a terrace and a greenhouse.
The English-style stone manor of Hillandale sits on more than 262 acres straddling the New York and Connecticut border. Build in the 1900s, the residence features formal gardens, a lake, 11 fireplaces, a barn, guest house, indoor and outdoor pools, private lake, tennis court, staff residences and a terrace with dramatic views of the grounds. The residence has around 20,000 square feet of living space with 8 bedrooms, 10 full baths, 4 half baths and 6 garages.
A formal garden at the Hillandale estate in Pound Ridge, New York.
The tennis court at the Hillandale estate in Pound Ridge, New York.
A penthouse apartment once owned by Frank Sinatra at 530 East 72nd Street in Manhattan is on the market for $5,995,000. Sinatra helped design the penthouse in 1961. He lived there with Mia Farrow and later sold the apartment to Andy Warhol’s physician, Denton S. Cox. Cox's estate has put the apartment on the market. The apartment has not been well maintained and the listing by Halstead Property fails to show any interior photos. View full image.
Comedian Dan Aykroyd has put his 3,400 square foot apartment on the market in Manhattan. The four-bedroom penthouse occupies the top three floors of a post-war high rise on the Upper East Side. The residence has fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom, a private elevator and a terrace.
The 5,725 square-foot New York penthouse that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen bought in 2004 for $7.3 million is now on the market for $11,995,000. The penthouse has 5 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms and two private elevators. Although the twins helped create the space, it's mostly been a rental since it was built. The New York Observer's Manhattan Transfers blog interviewed Stribling & Associates vice president Charlotte Van Doren about the penthouse.
The New York Times examines pockets of tranquility in the heart of New York City. Neighborhoods such as Pomander Walk (pictured here), a hidden street on the Upper West Side, are nearly invisible to passersby. In fact, because delivery people could never find the street, residents renamed it to a more delivery friendly 265 West 94th Street.View full image.
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