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The plans for a new skyscraper to be built in Manhattan indicate something truly special, beyond the standard trend of record breaking heights. The project is called the Edgar Street Towers and will soon tower over Greenwich and Washington streets, nearby the famous Fifth Avenue in Manhattan.  It was designed by Iwamoto Scott Architecture, who are collaborating with some of the leaders in modern building such as Beyer Blinder Belle, ARO, DeWitt Godfrey, Transsolar Climate Engineering and others in the…

Simon Cowell Purchases an $11mn Penthouse in Manhattan

Simon Cowell has just purchased a brand new penthouse in the heart of Manhattan. The television producer has recently become a father, which was sure to have influenced the decision to move with his companion Lauren Silverman. The new real estate purchase proves to be a much more elegant and refined choice, costing around 11 million dollars. Needless to say the luxury abode is much more spacious and bright, meeting all the needs of a new family. Furthermore, the location…

Rupert Murdoch Penthouse in Manhattan

One Madison is a new extravagant luxury construction in the exclusive location of Manhattan. This fabulous property has attracted the attention of Rupert Murdoch, who has purchased the last four floors of the building for a total of 57,250 million dollars. The apartments are found on the fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth and sixtieth floor of the never-ending building. The four floors are composed of two separate blocks, that can easily be united. The properties purchased by the wealthy editor are made…

Giancarlo Giammetti’s Luxury Penthouse in Manhattan

The Italian fashion entrepreneur Giancarlo Giammetti, business partner and lifelong friend of stylist Valentino, has purchased a luxurious property for a total of $18.5 million (around € 13.5 million). Unsurprisingly, following the refurbishment of the elegant New York penthouse with the help of French interior designer Jacques Grange, the fashion magnate invited magazine Arch Digest to view the fascinating result. After having worked together on an apartment in London, Giammetti expressed his great esteem for the designer and his love…

The Apartment Once Owned by Jimi Hendrix is on the Market for $6 Million

The apartment in which Jimi Hendrix hung up his guitar after his legendary performance in Woodstock in 1969 is now on the market for $6 million (around €4.3 million). The 250 square meter apartment is composed of two units situated on the 11th floor of the prestigious building on 59 West 12TH Street, in the historic neighborhood Greenwich Village in Manhattan New York. The house was designed by a partner of Carolina George, a noted interior design company, that worked…

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The famous film maker and twice Oscar nominee Spike Lee has recently put his colonial/Renaissance style property located in the East Side of Manhattan on the market for an incredible sum of 32 million dollars, just under 24 million euro. The three storey structure was originally designed in 1916 by the famous American architect Frederick Sterner. Spike Lee purchased the property in 1998, paying a little over 16.5 million dollars, (at a current conversion rate of around 12 million euro)…

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