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    179 Sullivan Street in Photos

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    James Gandolfini Once Lived in This West Village Townhouse. Now It Can be Yours for $16.5 Million

    It’s been nearly a decade since actor James Gandolfini unexpectedly died. Now, the West Village pad where The Sopranos star once lived is up for grabs.  

    Dating back to 1835, the landmarked New York City building is the only townhouse remaining on the East Side of Sullivan Street and was once the home of Wall Street financier Jay Gould. Renowned artist and sculptor Leah Poller bought the 19th-century Greek Revival mansion back in 2005 and subsequently converted it into five luxury apartments. The cleverly designed floor plans mean that the $16.5 million property could easily be turned back into a palatial single-family residence, though.

    Spanning 9,300 square feet, the abode features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and ample living space. According to the listing, Gandolfini was said to have kept the second floor as a study while he was appearing in God of Carnage on Broadway in 2009. It also offers an impressive 2,300 square feet of private outdoor space, which Manhattanites know is a rarity. 

    The townhouse comes with 2,300 square feet of private outdoor space.

    Concrete Real Estate/Ardent Property Group

    Over the years, 179 Sullivan Street has played host to other famous residents including The O.C. actress Mischa Barton, as well as screenwriter Steven Conrad, best known for The Pursuit of Happyness (2006) and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013). 

    Thanks to Poller’s preservation efforts, the 25-foot-wide residence has held onto many of its historic details, including an original curved staircase, shutters, decorative fireplaces, and archways. On the parlor level, you’ll find soaring 13-and-a-half-foot ceilings, a one-bedroom loft, a primary bedroom complete with a glass-tiled Jacuzzi, and a private terrace. Elsewhere, each of the units is decked out with a laundry, air-conditioning, and top-of-the-line appliances.  

    The seller is artist Leah Poller, who preserved and re-designed all five floors of the residence

    Concrete Real Estate/Ardent Property Group

    Down below, the ground floor is currently operating as a medical office rental, and at the very top, the 1,250-square-foot roof can be turned into pretty much anything you can dream up. In case you’re lacking in creativity, marketing materials suggested maybe a gym, sauna, or even a recording studio. Hell, you could even go full Tony Soprano and turn it into a sky-high hangout for your crew. BYO gabagool.

    Jessica Bryant of Concrete Real Estate NYC and Valerie Zingaro of Ardent Property Group hold the listing.  

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    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez Just Bought a $61 Million Mega-Mansion in Beverly Hills

    House-hunting is hard—even if you’re Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez.  

    The high-profile Hollywood couple has been mansion-shopping for months, and it seems as if they’ve finally settled on a super-sized estate in Beverly Hills. On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that Bennifer just closed on a spectacular, five-acre spread in Los Angeles, which would add yet another gem to their growing real estate portfolio. The colossal 38,000-square-foot pad was originally listed at $135 million back in 2018, but the asking price was later slashed to $75 million in March. Naturally, the stars snagged the French-style residence at a steal: The new digs only cost just shy of $61 million. 

    Set in the gated Wallingford Estates community, the lavish mega-manse was rebuilt and significantly expanded upon by developer Gala Asher, as per Forbes. Altogether, the compound features a total of 12 bedrooms and a whopping 24 bathrooms split between a main house, a 5,000-square-foot guest penthouse, a caretaker’s cottage, and a guardhouse. A few of the behemoth’s most notable features include an epic 155-foot infinity pool, a boxing ring, a basketball court with a viewing gallery, and a sports lounge. Together, Lopez and Affleck share a pretty insane auto collection, but they won’t have to worry about space. There’s a 12-car garage on site, plus enough room to park 80 additional vehicles.

    You can bet that a property of this magnitude has heaps of other amenities, too. There’s a movie theater, a wine and whiskey cellar, and an on-site spa, which is decked out with a sauna, a massage room, and even a hair and nail salon. Outside, the grounds include not one but two tennis courts and a sprawling 2,500-square-foot covered patio. Did we mention it’s also heated? 

    For comparison, the reunited couple’s new crib far surpasses the $64 million Pacific Palisades estate they were in escrow in March. That one-acre abode stretched 16,000 square feet with eight bedrooms, 11 bathrooms, and had an 800-square-foot gym. If they were holding out for something better, they definitely found it. You can check out a video of the home below:

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    Rihanna Is Selling One of Her Beverly Hills Mansions for $10.5 Million

    If Rihanna flips her Beverly Hills manse, she deserves to take a bow.  

    The “Diamonds” singer put her Tudor-style estate on the market a little over two years after she shelled out a cool $10 million for it, as reported by Mansion Global. Now, the modern-day Renaissance woman has listed the same palatial property for approximately $10.5 million. It’s unclear what specific upgrades have been made during that time, but we do know you’ll have good neighbors: In true rockstar fashion, RiRi actually owns the pad right next door, too.

    Located in the tony Beverly Hills Post Office neighborhood, the half-acre property is gated and positioned on a cul-de-sac for added privacy. Originally built in the 1930s, the 5,100-square-foot abode comprises four bedrooms and five bathrooms, as well as a detached guest house with a living room, kitchenette, office, and additional bedroom. Inside, the main residence oozes European elegance. You’ll find double-height beamed ceilings, original fireplaces, and a mix of stone and hardwood flooring throughout.

    Elsewhere, the kitchen is decked out with a cozy breakfast nook, while the family room features French doors that open to the lush yard. The stately dining room also leads to a covered outdoor seating area that can welcome guests year-round. Upstairs, the swanky primary suite steals the show with a fireplace and a private balcony. Hey, a nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer would expect no less.

    Back down below, the manicured grounds are equipped with a flourishing vegetable garden for green thumbs and a patio that is perfect for alfresco entertaining. You’ll also find a sparkling swimming pool with a cabana and a half-basketball court.

    Rhianna is no stranger to luxury real estate. The singer-turned-beauty mogul has a multimillion-dollar property portfolio, including a lavish penthouse atop The Century that used to be owned by Friends star Matthew Perry. Perhaps we should add “property tycoon” to her growing list of titles. More

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    Taylor Swift’s Hit Song ‘Cornelia Street’ Was Inspired by This N.Y.C. Townhouse. It Just Listed for $18 Million.

    In your Lover era? Well, the lyrics “I rent a place on Cornelia Street” are about to take on a whole new meaning.  

    The former West Village townhouse that inspired a hit song from Taylor Swift’s seventh studio album has just landed on the market. If you want to snag the pop star’s one-time New York City residence, it’ll run you roughly $18 million. Or, you can take a page from Tay’s book and lease the place for only $45,000 per month.  

    According to The Observer, the singer only lived in the four-bedroom apartment temporarily from 2016 to 2017 while her Tribeca penthouse was being renovated. Fans also believe it’s where her relationship with ex-boyfriend Joe Alwyn began. Let’s hope that when all is said and done, potential buyers will be able to walk Cornelia Street again.  

    Taylor Swift’s former N.Y.C. townhouse on Cornelia Street just listed for $18 million or $45,000 per month.

    Al Siedman/VHT for The Corcoran Group

    Despite its 1870 origins, the carriage house feels super modern on the inside and even sports a private, drive-in garage and a 30-foot-long indoor swimming pool on the garden level. Currently, the spread spans three floors and is stacked with soaring double-height ceilings, oversized casement windows, and a rooftop terrace with a garden at the top. In the main living space, you’ll find dreamy beamed ceilings, blonde hardwood parquet floors, and a fireplace with a marble hearth. Nearby, the kitchen is fit for a chef, complete with granite counters, a Sub-Zero fridge, wine storage, and a double-drawer dishwasher.

    The West Village residence includes two suites that each have their own balcony

    Al Siedman/VHT for The Corcoran Group

    Upstairs, the primary bedroom is worthy of music royalty with a huge walk-in closet and en suite bath that’s clad in marble and includes a glass-enclosed shower and skylight. When you need some fresh air, just step onto the spacious terrace. Here, you can lounge alfresco and enjoy the outdoor fireplace. Down the hall, there’s a second suite with another balcony where you can perhaps write the words to your own pop track. 

    Laurence Carty, Irene Lo, and Jennifer Rahilly of the Corcoran Group hold the listing together. 

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    23 Cornelia Street in Photos

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