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    NBA Star Carmelo Anthony’s Revamped NYC Condo Just Hit the Market for $12.5 Million

    NBA All-Star Carmelo Anthony just re-listed his slam dunk of a Manhattan condo.

    The nearly 5,000-square-foot Chelsea residence was originally listed by the pro basketballer pre-pandemic in 2020 for $12.5 million. Though it returns to market with the same asking price, the full-floor abode has been treated to an extensive renovation and is ready for a new owner.

    The five-bedroom, four-bathroom home sits next to New York City’s famous High Line in a 10-story complex on 24th Street. The secluded sanctuary is accessed via two private elevators, which take you to the north and south wings, respectively. Inside, the home features premium designer furnishings, 10-foot ceilings, white oak floors and wide gallery-like walls to house your collection.

    A view from inside the expansive Chelsea condo 

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    Located in the south wing of the home, the living room offers treetop views of the High Line and plenty of room for relaxation. Pocket doors will lead you to the kitchen, which includes custom cabinetry topped with Calacatta gold marble, a variety of high-end Viking appliances and windows with yet another striking vista. Oh, it has a wine cooler, too.
    Adjacent to the kitchen, the media room comes with a custom-built bar, a cigar humidor and a 500-bottle, temperature-controlled wine room for your prized vintages. The room even has its own private spa bathroom, making it an excellent choice for a second primary suite if you so desire.

    The kitchen 

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    Off the wide hallway, you’ll find a guest bathroom and two east-facing guest bedrooms that overlook the city below. The primary suite, meanwhile, sports a king-size bed and a spa-like en suite with heated floors, a steam shower, a soaking tub and a double vanity. The suite’s two closets include a massive walk-in dressing room, along with a pocket door leading to a secondary bedroom that could be used as a sitting room or nursery, for example.
    Elsewhere, the home offers a great room, a fifth guest room, large hallway closets for storage, and a laundry room complete with two washers and dryers. It is also equipped with a private outdoor space that has the Big Apple’s skyline as a backdrop.

    Primary bedroom suite 

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    The building itself comes with a few perks, too, including access to a fitness room, a massive common courtyard, a bike room and a private storage space. There’s also a doorman on duty 24/7 and a video security system throughout the grounds.

    To top it off, the condo is located in the heart of the West Chelsea Arts District and surrounded by noted attractions, such as Chelsea Market, Hudson Yards and the Whitney Museum.
    “Outside of the serenity I feel in the great room, my favorite is the moody media room that has been tailored for the ultimate retreat to escape the bustle of the world,” listing agent Aaron Seawood of Triplemint said via email. “And if that’s not your thing, the ability to have another bedroom or work from home space with en suite spa bathroom is heavenly.”
    Slam dunk, indeed.
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    Hugh Jackman’s Glitzy NYC Triplex Just Hit the Market for $39 Million

    After more than a decade, Hugh Jackman has decided to bring down the curtain on his longtime New York City triplex.

    The Australian actor, who recently returned to Broadway in a revival of The Music Man, bought the lavish West Village triplex with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness for $21 million back in 2008, according to records. Now, the two-time Tony Award winner has put the five-bedroom pad up for sale with the Corcoran Group for $38.9 million.

    The A-lister’s 11,000-square-foot abode is located in a ​​boutique tower, known as 176 Perry Street, which was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Richard Meier. It’s also the only apartment in the building to have interiors penned by the architect, according to listing agent Deborah Grubman.

    You can expect spectacular New York City vistas. 

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    “This is a spectacular apartment where, quite simply, what you see is what you get,” Grubman told Robb Report via email.
    Starting on the eighth floor, there is a giant recreation room with a terrace overlooking the Hudson River, along with four ensuite bedrooms and a library that could be used as a fifth guest room.
    At the heart of the ninth floor lies a double-height great room. With walls of windows, it provides western sunset views of the Hudson and New York Harbor. Elsewhere on this floor, you’ll have access to a gourmet kitchen, a dining room that doubles as a gallery and a home office. There’s also a gas fireplace to keep you cozy on those cold New York winters.

    A spiral staircase connects all three floors. 

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    The 10th floor is dedicated entirely to the lavish primary suite. It comprises a luxe bathroom with double sinks, a spa, sauna and dressing room. There’s also a studio and exercise area because, hey, Wolverine needs to work out somewhere.
    Each of the three floors has an accompanying terrace, of course, and they’re all connected by a sculptural, spiral staircase.
    In terms of amenities, the full-service condo comes complete with a high-tech fitness center, a 24-hour doorman and a concierge. Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Perry Street Restaurant is also conveniently located inside the building. Plus, there are only 10 units in the tower in total, which means you have plenty of privacy. As for your neighbors, you’ll likely be in rare company. In addition to Jackman, celebrities such as Nicole Kidman and Ian Schrager have called 176 Perry Street home over the years.

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    Amy Schumer’s $15 Million NYC Penthouse Has an Insane 3,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Space

    Amy Schumer just listed her Upper West Side penthouse apartment—and it’s the furthest thing from a trainwreck.

    The 4,500-square-foot home in a prewar building features five bedrooms and six bathrooms, and is asking $15 million. A key-locked elevator opens directly into the full-floor space, and from there it only gets better.

    The indoors blends seamlessly with the outdoors. 

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    The huge living area is designed in a solarium style, with 11-foot glass walls stretching up into angled skylights. Those walls also fold open to allow access to the wraparound terrace, which offers stunning views of the Hudson River, the George Washington Bridge, and New York City writ large. A beautiful wrought-iron staircase leads up to a smaller terrace, too, where a gas line can be used to create an outdoor kitchen. In total, the outdoor space encompasses 3,000 square feet—no small feat in NYC.

    Schumer is married to the chef Chris Fischer, so, as you might expect, the indoor kitchen is quite magnificent. It includes a breakfast bar, a marble-topped island and counters, and a Sub-Zero fridge, freezer and wine fridge, among other amenities. Suffice it to say that any home cook would find it more than adequate for all their dinner-party needs.

    Who wouldn’t want to cook here? 

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    The bedrooms are located in a separate wing of the house, and the primary suite’s bathroom includes a six-foot soaking tub and radiant-heat floors. The other bedrooms all come with ensuite baths, and two of the rooms have direct access to the terrace.
    Schumer bought the home in 2016 for $12.15 million, and she called it her “Manhattan dream apartment” in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. A few years ago she redecorated the space with Clements Design, the interior-design firm that also worked with Jennifer Lawrence on her house.
    The property is being listed by Adam D. Modlin of the Modlin Group. Check out more images below.

    Penthouses have their perks, like the terrace outside the living area. 

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    A relaxing place to fall asleep 

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    Designed by Gianni Versace, This $70 Million NYC Townhouse Was Restored to Its ‘La Dolce Vita’ Glory

    New York City’s townhouses are synonymous with luxury living, but a $70 million pad formerly owned and designed by the late, great Gianni Versace takes “la dolce vita” to extraordinary new heights.

    Located on East 64th Street, the six-story Manhattan mansion spans 14,175 square feet, with some 17 rooms spread throughout its haute interiors. Seven plush bedrooms, seven full baths and three partial baths account for more than half of the Italian Baroque-style abode, while the rest is dedicated to grand living and dining room spaces, a library, gym, game lounge, media room and office. Outside, meanwhile, there’s a stunning trellised garden spanning 3,025 square feet and a rooftop gazebo overlooking Fifth and Madison Avenues.

    The limestone façade with Versace-style doors. 

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    The neoclassical townhouse was built in 1950 and bought by the famed Italian designer for $7.5 million in 1995. As to be expected, the fashion icon fully redesigned the residence, adding plenty of his signature glitz and glamor.
    Custom touches include classical columns, intricate mosaics, marble floors and painted ceilings, to name but a few. The Great Room even features restored 19th-century panels on the roof that were sourced by Versace from a Florentine palazzo and depict an epic Elysian scene. Think of it as the Upper East Side’s Sistine Chapel.

    The grand primary suite 

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    The manse is being sold by billionaire Swedish hedge funder Thomas Sandell and his wife Ximena. The couple bought the property directly from the Versace family for $30 million in 2005, according to records, before meticulously restoring it to its former glory.
    Nikki Field of Sotheby’s International Realty, who is co-listing the property with her daughter Amanda Field Jordan, told The Wall Street Journal that the Sandells are “Versace devotees” and that “this piece of art” will likely be snapped up by “someone who has that same reverence.”

    The luxe bathroom with double sinks, a black marble countertop and Italian-baroque details. 

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    This isn’t the first time the townhouse has landed on the market, though. At one point, it was available as a rental with an asking price of $100,000 a month, according to WSJ. So, if you should ever tire of la dolce vita, you could always let Versace’s wonderland for a bit of extra dosh. Sounds like a win-win to us.
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    Jonah Hill’s Light-Filled NYC Condo Just Hit the Market for $11 Million

    There’s nothing funny about this sale.

    Actor Jonah Hill is officially parting with his New York City condo, which recently hit the market for $11 million. Hill scooped up the apartment in 2015 for $9.16, so if sold for the asking price, he’ll make $1.83 million from the sale.
    Located in the NoHo neighborhood in the prestigious Schumacher building at 36 Bleecker, Unit 5A boasts soaring, 12-foot barrel-vaulted ceilings with exposed brick. The unit has some of the highest ceilings in the buildings, and the barrel-vaulted style gives it plenty of character.

    Dining area and living room 

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    The prewar building was constructed in 1920, and while many design elements are retained (like the ceilings), the unit has been redesigned to include contemporary features like 7.5-inch wide-plank, white-oak floors, blackened steel accents and custom lime washed walls perfected by an artisan.
    The condo was initially built as a four-bedroom loft, but has since been converted to three bedrooms, resulting in extra spacious rooms. The primary bedroom feels like its own separate wing and has four large windows allowing in plenty of natural light. The en suite bathroom is also awash in natural light, as it has two large windows, and there are two Calacatta marble baths.

    The primary bedroom 

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    The bedroom’s seating area can also be converted into another room or lounge space if desired. It looks over the building’s private courtyard garden, which features beautiful landscaping and perfect city views. The courtyard was designed by Ken Smith, known for creating the 17,000-square-foot private rooftop garden at MoMA that is off-limits to the general public.
    The expansive 22-foot-by-34-foot great room is a rarity in New York, and it’s perfect for entertaining. The living area has four large windows and ample seating, and also featrues a custom-made projector and screen for theater-like entertainment. Just off the living room is a dining area and the chef’s kitchen with Calacatta marble countertops and a slab stone island with marble waterfall. The custom cabinetry, outfitted in a sleek dove gray hue, is stunning. 

    The kitchen features a slab stone island with marble. 

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    There is also plenty of wall space for an avid art collector in the living areas, foyer and gallery. Keeping in mind today’s discerning buyer, a Crestron smart technology system has been installed within the home, making it easy to control lighting, shades and invisible speakers from a tablet or phone.

    The Schumacher has just 20 units and was once a print atelier. The facade still reflects the Romanesque Revival architectural style in which it was originally built. 
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    The bright bathroom featuring a Calacatta marble tub. 

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    Home of the Week: Inside the $20 Million NYC Townhouse of Movie Power Couple Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin

    Elvis was in the building. Well, a least on the top floor. It was here, in his fifth floor “creative studio”, that Oscar-winning writer and director Baz Luhrmann is said to have penned the script for his upcoming film Elvis, starring Tom Hanks.

    It’s also Elvis who’s partly to blame for Luhrmann and his wife, four-time Oscar-winning set and costume designer Catherine Martin’s decision to put their beloved New York City townhouse on the market, with a $19.995 million asking price. Seems Covid travel restrictions in and out of the couple’s native Australia, where Elvis was filmed, have kept them away from NYC for the past couple of years, leaving the landmark property empty. Add to that, the couple’s two children are said to have reached college age, prompting the difficult decision to sell.

    “Homes like this come along once in a lifetime,” Steve Gold, listing agent with the Corcoran Group tells Robb Report. “It is a true unicorn in terms of New York townhouses. Its proportions and grandeur are just exceptional.”

    The exterior 

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    Luhrmann, who wrote and directed films like Moulin Rouge, The Great Gatsby and Romeo + Juliet, purchased this elegant Anglo-Italian brownstone back in 2017, paying a reported $13.5 million.
    Built by a Brooklyn-based merchant in 1850, the home is unique in that its frontage spans 28 feet, making for exceptionally spacious rooms. Corcoran’s Gold says it’s a rarity among New York townhouses. The exterior design only adds to the grandeur, with its full-width second-floor Juliet balcony featuring a delicate, cast-iron railing, lovely arched windows and an imposing front entrance with arched stonework.

    The living area 

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    Add to that the home’s tony location on East 17th Street overlooking Stuyvesant Square Park in Manhattan’s coveted Gramercy neighborhood, within strolling distance of bustling Union Square. “Stuyvesant Square is one of New York’s oldest parks, and the home faces it almost centerline. It’s also on the north side of the street so has a southern exposure. Almost all of the rooms are flooded with light,” says Gold.
    After Luhrmann and Martin bought the home, the couple immediately jumped into a massive, top-to-bottom renovation, converting the former three-family home into a single residence. The complete makeover also reflected the couple’s passion for theatrical design. As featured in the pages of Elle Decor and Vogue Australia magazines, the multitude of rooms are decorated in rich colors and wild-patterned wall coverings, most designed by Martin.

    The grand staircase (there’s also an elevator) 

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    Spread across those five levels are six bedrooms, five baths and a couple of powder rooms. The highlight here is the second floor’s stark-white parlor, with its soaring 16-foot-high ceilings, floating curved staircase and floor-to-ceiling doors leading out onto the balcony. Through a high-arched door is the adjoining music room where, at least on the listing photos, the couple’s Oscars are lined-up on a shelf.
    The decoration for the striking green and ruby red family-room-cum-dining room is said to have been inspired by the green tiles surrounding the original fireplace. That boldly patterned emerald wallpaper is also one of Martin’s own designs. The set designer’s theatrical decorating skills are also on show in the home’s entry hallway, with its blood-red carpeting, black paintwork and wild geometric wall covering.

    The kitchen 

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    On this level there’s also the oversized Clive Christian-designed kitchen with its professional-grade Viking and Sub-Zero appliances, white marble countertops and huge walk-in pantry.
    Take the stairs, or elevator (itself a work of art), down to the cellar level to find a media room with an overstuffed red velvet sofa, plus a studio that could be converted to another bedroom. From there there’s access to the home’s coveted, roughly 1,500-square-foot garden.

    The master bedroom 

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    Way up on the fifth floor is Luhrmann’s space, which currently features a living room, bar, gym, bedroom and bathroom. For a number of years, the floor was home to renowned jazz tenor saxophonist Sandy Johnson and his wife.
    “This entire top floor would make a perfect self-contained primary suite, replacing the current one on the second floor. The owners did have plans to add stairs up to the roof and create a private roof deck. The views from up would be incredible,” adds Gold.
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    Jimmy Fallon’s Tony Manhattan Triplex Hits the Market for $15 Million

    Late-night chat show host Jimmy Fallon and film producer Nancy Juvoven, Drew Barrymore’s partner at Flower Films, spent a decade buying and combining four apartments on the top three floors of an elegant and prestigious 19th-century cooperative apartment house in New York City’s tony Gramercy Park neighborhood.
    The first of the four units was purchased in 2004, around the time the low-key but high-powered pair coupled up. Another was acquired in 2010, and two more were snapped up in two separate 2014 transactions. All together the Juvoven-Fallons coughed up $4.925 million for the four units that together, according to listings held by Jeremy V. Stein and Debbie Korb at Sotheby’s Int’l Realty—Downtown Manhattan Brokerage, sprawl across approximately 4,950-square-feet with six bedrooms and five bathrooms.

    Not counting carry costs and real estate fees, not to mention the unquestionably considerable expense of joining the four units into one family-sized triplex penthouse, the couple is set to more than triple their money on the fabulously quirky spread that’s popped up for sale at $15 million.
    The 4,950-square-feet abode is located in the Gramercy Park neighborhood.  Yale Wagner/Sotheby’s International Realty

    Comprehensively updated with modern-day creature comforts, the vast residence respects its architectural pedigree with carefully restored original window frames, as well as original wood floors that are enhanced by what marketing materials describe as “a curated collection of treasured vintage and antique finds from around the world.”
    A frothy confection of red brick and intricately ornamented red terra-cotta designed by little-celebrated architect George W. DaCunha, and built in 1883, the Queen Anne-style apartment house lords over the southeast corner of private Gramercy Park. Only those fortunate to live in the few dozen townhouses and apartment buildings that ring the serene and manicured green space are provided one of the roughly 400 keys that open the annually changed locks that secure the gates of the two-acre idyll. The Juvoven-Fallons’ penthouse transfers with a key to the park, and, in a city that relishes rarity and exclusivity, a key to Gramercy Park, one of just two private parks in New York City, is certainly one of its most coveted privileges.
    Corinthian columns flank the main entrance of the idiosyncratically turreted full-service building that, besides Fallon and Juvoven, has been home to a fair number of Hollywood heavy hitters including James Cagney and Margaret Hamilton, the Wicked Witch of the West in the original Wizard of Oz.

    The sunny, west-facing eat-in kitchen incorporates top-end culinary equipment.  Evan Joseph/Sotheby’s International Realty

    Even by New York standards, the sprawling apartment has an unconventional layout, and decorative eclecticism reigns in the not-so-formal formal living room. A gigantic Tiffany-blue tufted sectional sofa sits on a geometric green rug, and painstakingly applied skewed wood cladding is fearlessly paired with vintage floral wallpaper from the 1940s. A discreet in-ceiling projector means the cozy room does double duty a professional screening room.
    Multicolor satellite-style light fixtures and six vermillion stools at the island snack bar punch up the huge and sunny, west-facing eat-in kitchen that incorporates top-end culinary equipment, bespoke cabinetry with designer hardware and a gas fireplace with an original mantelpiece and vintage tiles.
    A cushioned window seat offers a bird’s eye view over the park and surrounding skyline. The casual family space also includes a huge pantry stocked with canned beans, a remarkable amount of Spagehettios and a 7-11’s worth of snacks and sodas. The pantry once served as a sound studio and is still fully soundproofed.
    Beneath the staircase lies a children’s playroom.  Evan Joseph/Sotheby’s International Realty

    A bookcase nipped under the handsomely crafted and mural-showcasing staircase swings opens to reveal a hidden, whimsically wallpapered children’s playroom complete with an arched fireplace. A secret hatch opens to the kitchen’s pantry, and a handy-dandy intercom makes a link to a second playroom on the triplex’s top floor.
    The middle level has the least amount of square footage of the apartment’s three floors but nonetheless comfortably packs in a guest bedroom and bathroom, a small gym and a 500-plus-square-foot lodge-like saloon and family room. The walls are emblazoned with plaid wallpaper and a deer antler chandelier hangs from the exposed wood coffered ceiling. A huge semi-circular wet bar showcases a series of custom-made backlit stained glass panels set in to an antique bar cabinet, and a small sign hung on the massive stone fireplace reads “WEEKEND UPDATE,” a not-so-subtle nod to Fallon’s long-ago days as co-anchor of the iconic parody news segment on Saturday Night Live.

    There are two guest bedrooms and a huge combination laundry room/bath tucked away down a long, meandering corridor at the back of the main floor. The larger of the bedrooms has a fireplace and east-facing windows that flood the room with morning light, while the smaller is less-than-ideally windowless yet still (and thankfully) filled with light that streams through a giant skylight.
    The bar comes complete with a “Weekend Update” sign.  Evan Joseph/Sotheby’s International Realty

    Two more guest or family bedrooms, a shared hall bath, a second playroom and a second laundry room share the top floor with the deluxe primary suite. Occupying a spacious wing of its own with two walk-in closets and a fireplace, the suite comprises a skylight topped bedroom with custom-built massage bed and a sitting room designed to look like the inside of a tree, giving new meaning to the idea of an urban tree house. The commodious main bathroom includes a steam shower plus a separate room with a jetted tub for soaking in solitude.
    The floor plan reveals the triplex’s unusual layout, with its zigzagging hallways, far-flung bedrooms and unconventionally shaped rooms.
    Like many New Yorkers with the means to do so, Fallon and Juvoven also have a home in the Hamptons. Bought nearly ten years ago for $5.5 million, and picturesquely set on 2.2 beautifully landscaped acres in sleepy (yet powefully swank) Amagansett, the nearly 8,300-square-foot farmhouse stands three stories tall with weathered cedar shingles accented with gingerbread fretwork around the two-story porch. The grounds additionally include a detached garage, a huge barn, a swimming pool and a couple of guest cottages. The family has spent much of the last year quarantined on the expansive estate that is just as whimsically outfitted as their city digs.
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