A record-shattering $238 million purchase of a Manhattan penthouse at 220 Central Park South came at the hands of billionaire and Citadel hedge fund founder Ken Griffin. The sale of the 24,000 square foot apartment makes it the highest-priced home ever sold in the United States. The four-story residence is part of a 66-floor near-supertall development by Vornado Realty Trust, and has 16 bedrooms, 17 bathrooms, five balconies, and a terrace facing Central Park.
Articles by Vanessa Londono
Full demolition permits have been filed for the four-story building at 323 East 79th Street, on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Earlier this month, YIMBY reported on new construction filings for a 17-story residential building that will rise on-site. The 1930’s office and commercial building currently on the lot yields a gross 8,084 square feet.
Permits have been filed for an eight-story apartment building at 23 Montieth Street, in Bushwick, Brooklyn. Located between Stanwix Street and Bushwick Avenue, the vacant lot is just off major thoroughfare Flushing Avenue. Five blocks east of the Flushing Avenue subway station, serviced by the M and J trains. Juan Ramos of Southside United HDFC is listed as the owner behind the applications. The community organization offers resources in the Williamsburg neighborhood including affordable housing, tenant organization, community outreach, a senior residential center, and a local food pantry. They previously filed permits in 2017 for affordable senior housing at the same site.
Permits have been filed for a five-story apartment building at 114 15th Street, in Brooklyn. Located in Gowanus on the interior block between 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue, the lot is two blocks north of the Prospect Avenue subway station, serviced by the R train. Also nearby is the 4th Avenue-9th Street subway station, serviced by the F and G trains. Bob Delidimitriou of Delidakis Construction Co. is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Full demolition permits have been filed for the six-story building at 251 West 91st Street, on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. The site currently houses a 14,650 square foot mixed-use building built in 1910, with 20 residential units and three commercial storefronts.