The dining room. | Photos by Cameron Carothers, courtesy of Joey Kiralla and Michelle St
Yale Wagner for Sotheby’s International Realty It’s filled with classic and colorful details In the Greenwich Village, the townhouse where artist Julian Schnabel once lived with his first wife, art collector Jacqueline Schnabel, has hit the market, asking $18.5 million.
Max Touhey Brooklyn came of age, Queens got the spillover, and affordability has never been stretched so thin The New York City housing market could not look more different today than it did at the beginning of the 2010s. The financial crisis in 2008 didn’t hit New York housing as hard as it did in other cities, and when it did, it hit the outer boroughs first. Manhattan, propped up by what were still high levels of compensation in the financial sector, was the last of the boroughs to see home prices drop; but when they did fall, they fell hard.
Nakatomi tower—Fox Plaza in real-life—was so popular that in movie posters it was given equal space with star Bruce Willis.
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The Holmes Towers NYCHA complex on the Upper East Side. | Mark Lennihan/Associated Press “It’s unbelievable that we have to live this way” Tenants who fought a controversial plan to develop private apartments at two public housing complexes on the Upper East Side are suing the New York City Housing Authority to force repairs as officials reconsider how to monetize the sites’ lucrative land. More than two dozen residents at the Holmes Towers and Isaacs Houses are filing a pair of legal challenges in Manhattan Housing Court Friday, demanding officials “correct years of NYCHA’s neglect” by repairing busted elevators, fixing deteriorating heat and hot water systems, and exterminating vermin infestations, according to the preliminary complaints.
220 Central Park South (left) was 2019’s most sought after building in New York City.
Cozy right up to the stone fireplace This sweet little cottage in Topanga is nothing if not cozy. It looks like the perfect place to while away a chilly winter morning, perhaps while plucking away at an acoustic guitar or writing a poem on the typewriter that now sits in the living room.
The 10-acre estate features gardens, fountains, and a large swimming pool. | Photos by Jim Bartsch, courtesy of Hilton & Hyland The buyer is Lachlan Murdoch, Rupert Murdoch’s son The Bel Air mansion that played the Clampett’s Beverly Hills home in the 1960s television show, The Beverly Hillbillies, has sold for a reported $150 million—a record-setting price not only for Los Angeles but California. The Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times both reported the sale , citing anonymous sources
The homeownership rate in Los Angeles is one of the lowest in the nation, with more than 64 percent of households renting. | George Steinmetz / Getty Images Residents are meeting up each month to learn about buying property as a way to build generational wealth For Daniel Carter, the strip mall where Nipsey Hussle was killed in March, is one of the most important places in South LA.