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Keith Richards Gets Some Shelter in $10.5 Million Penthouse

Zillow AP By Laura Vecsey For a man who appears to have as many lives as a cat, Keith Richards has pounced on a new New York City apartment that's sure to give the Rolling Stones co-leading man another lease on life. According to Luxe Listings New York, Richards and his wife, Patti Hansen, are the new owners of a... Continue Reading »

Sleek, Ultramodern Penthouse in Portland, Ore. (House of the Day)

House or apartment? You might think that everyone's American dream is to own a cute suburban single-family home, but voters in our #housepornthurs contest this week blew that theory out of the water! Even this cozy Tudor in Rye, N.Y., was no match against a sleek, contemporary apartment in Portland, Ore. Clearly, y'all... Continue Reading »

One Museum Mile: Great Views Near High Culture (House of the Day)

If it seems like we can't get enough of these new, sleek New York City apartments with killer views, you might be on to something: We can't! This combination apartment in Manhattan's Upper East Side offers sweeping vistas of world famous Central Park and the Big Apple skyline. With 3,600 square feet of floor space, the... Continue Reading »

Calvin Klein's Former New York City Duplex Penthouse Hits Market at $35 Million (House of the Day)

The New York City duplex penthouse formerly owned by designer Calvin Klein has hit the market for $35 million. The apartment, currently owned by ex-record exec Steve Gottlieb, overlooks iconic Central Park and has been largely unused for years. The glass cube home has undergone several changes, most notably when Klein... Continue Reading »

Kate Winslet's NYC Penthouse for Rent for $30,000 a Month (House of the Day)

Now you can enjoy the "eternal sunshine" that Kate Winslet did in her elegant duplex penthouse in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood. The actress recently acquired the penthouse apartment from ex-husband Sam Mendes, and now she's renting it out for $30,000 a month. With a 1,700-square-foot roof terrace and oversize... Continue Reading »

Frank Sinatra's Former NYC Penthouse Hits the Market (House of the Day)

"I want to wake up in the city that never sleeps," crooned Frank Sinatra in his 1979 classic, "New York, New York." "And find I'm king of the hill, top of the heap." Well, turns out his "little town" boy ended up being king of the hill, alright. Ol' Blue Eyes' former penthouse in New York City's Upper East Side has just... Continue Reading »

Manhattan's $100 Million Octagonal Triplex Penthouse (House of the Day)

What can you get for $100 million? How about an Airbus A320 Neo commercial airliner, the annual expenditures of the Republic of Palau, all the jewelry sold on the Home Shopping Network in a year or two tons of gold? If none of those interest you, there's always this triplex penthouse in New York City -- the Big Apple's... Continue Reading »

Anderson Cooper's Manhattan Pad Sells for $3.8 Million

The closet isn't the only thing Anderson Cooper has come out of. The CNN host just moved out of his midtown Manhattan apartment. Cooper listed his sleek, industrial penthouse for $3.75 million in March, and it went into contract a month later. This week, the public record of the closing was released. Cooper sold the... Continue Reading »

House of the Day: Go Shopping in Your Own Building

What if you could go shopping at a high-end clothing store -- in your basement? Well, with this beauty of a loft, technically, you can. An entire building in the heart of the world famous Collins Avenue Fashion District in Miami Beach, Fla., is up for sale. On the top floor is a chic 5,600-square-foot, three-bedroom... Continue Reading »

Trump Tower Penthouse Now Chicago's Top-Priced Listing

Sorry Michael Jordan, your house no longer belongs in our gallery of most expensive listings in each state. The 89th floor penthouse at Trump Tower in Chicago just listed at a record-shattering $32 million, over twice as much as the most-expensive Chicago residence ever sold. %Gallery-156602% The penthouse's 14,260... Continue Reading »

Joan Rivers' Opulent NYC Penthouse Lists at $29.5 Million

Joan Rivers' opulent penthouse apartment is for sale at an asking price of $29.5 million. The comedienne's 5,190-square-foot pad, known as the Spencer Condominium, is situated atop one of the Upper East Side's greatest pre-war limestone mansions, less than half a block from Fifth Avenue. Designed by Horace Trumbauer --... Continue Reading »

Unreal Estate: Model Keeps 300 'Children' In 3-BR Apartment

She has 300 children in her three-bedroom apartment, and she cleans, dresses and feeds many of them on a daily basis. Performing those tasks isn't necessary though – the children aren't actually alive. Marilyn Mansfield, a plus-size model who has appeared in Penthouse, has over the years amassed a brood of... Continue Reading »

'Selling New York' Real Estate Causes Anxiety

Looking at cool real estate is tons of voyeuristic fun.But getting it ready to be sold, and actually selling it, causes tremendous stress. In Episode 11, the editors of HGTV's "Selling New York" artfully manage to bring us in on the anxiety attacks that CORE Group's Shaun Osher and developer Christopher Schlank are... Continue Reading »

Another Madoff Home Sells, All Hell Breaks Loose

The den where Bernie Madoff performed most of his $65 billion Ponzi scheme may be up for grabs. New York's famous Lipstick Building is inching towards foreclosure, and Madoff is being blamed for the building's fiscal demise. Madoff's former offices spanned three floors of the oval-shaped building at 885 Third Ave. Now... Continue Reading »

I Want This $49M San Francisco Penthouse

Living in San Francisco is a luxury, and living in the $49 million penthouse atop the five-star St. Regis Hotel & Residences must be somewhat beyond luxury. I've always wanted to live in San Francisco, but have been unable to rent, let alone buy, a home in one of the most beautiful cities in the world. If I win the... Continue Reading »

Vancouver's Olympic-Sized Billion Dollar Burden

In Vancouver, as in other Pacific Northwest cities like Seattle and Portland, sustainability is an overriding principal for architecture and urban planning. So it was with pride that the city's Olympic organizing officials crafted a public-private partnership in which an inner-city, former industrial zone became not only... Continue Reading »

Millionaire's Cheap Rent for a Park Ave Penthouse

A new lawsuit filed by an unhappy Park Avenue resident with a seemingly charmed life has us wondering: how many millionaires have fantastic rental deals? Or, more to the point, how many of us have a grandfather who will leave us with a deluxe duplex? It's hard to say since people in New York City with cheap rents,... Continue Reading »

Madoff's Upper East Side Penthouse Is Sold

After days of suspense, the buyer for Ponzi King Bernie Madoff's Upper East Side penthouse hs been revealed: it is Alfred Kahn, chief executive of 4Kids Entertainment, according to a New York Post scoop. Kahn is famous for marketing hit toys such as Cabbage Patch dolls and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This past... Continue Reading »

Kravitz Penthouse Sale Finally Goes His Way

Call it a case of the seven year ditch -- that's how long it's taken Lenny Kravitz to unload his 6,000-square foot penthouse loft in Soho. According to, the rocker first listed the condo in 2002 for $17 million. By 2004, it still hadn't sold, and he cut the price to $12.95 million. 2005? No sale yet. You'd... Continue Reading »

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