Archive for the ‘New York’ Category

For Sale: New York City’s Church Missions House

Source: The Wall Street Journal The last time the southeast corner of Park Avenue South and East 22nd Street was in private hands was 1892—and the landowner was J. Pierpont Morgan, the peerless financier and philanthropist who bought the site and donated it to support the growing missionary work of his church. Now, the Church [...]

Top residential listings in Brooklyn, Queens

Source: The Real Deal The most expensive residential listing in Brooklyn on the market is a 10-bedroom mansion in the Mill Basin neighborhood, while the most expensive listing in Queens is a three-bedroom penthouse condominium at the View in Long Island City. The information was provided by residential listings website Point2 Homes, and covered residential [...]

MoMA Files $1.6M Plan to Raze Folk Art Building

Source: Commercial Observer The Museum of Modern Art has filed an application with the city’s Department of Buildings for what amounts to a $1.6 million demolition job at the American Folk Art Museum site on West 53rd Street. The major alteration application, filed last Friday, calls for a series of jobs including removal of all [...]

Hamilton Heights Portfolio Sells for $19.5M

Source: Commercial Observer A building across from The City College of New York plus two other buildings in Hamilton Heights have sold in a 97-unit package deal for $19.5 million, Commercial Observer has learned. The buildings are a seven-story, 52-unit apartment building (with six stores) at 1616 Amsterdam Avenue, across from City College; a six-story, [...]

135 East 79th’s First Resale Wants $6M Profit After Five Weeks

Source: Curbed The condos in the Brodsky Organization’s 135 East 79th Street flew off the shelves as soon as they hit the market last year, with 24 of the 29 units getting snapped up immediately based on floorplans alone. So, it’s difficult to fault convenience store fortune chain Gerald Erickson Jr. for trying to make [...]