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Wait, Calvin Klein Just Sold Another $85 Million House?

Don’t worry, he has more.
  1. We Unearthed the 29 Best Rent Deals in NYC Right Now Our hunt this week surfaced several spots with unusually abundant glazing, including a Fort Greene one-bedroom that has a five-window “sunroom”.
  2. A $525K NoMad Studio and a Boerum Hill Two-Bedroom with a Multi-Level Backyard Plus an Upper West Side with gold tin ceilings and a balcony.
  3. Billionaires Can’t Get Enough of 220 Central Park South It’s eclipsed One57, where apartments are selling at a loss.
  4. A Rare Brooklyn Townhouse Listing: Unrenovated, Unstaged, and Filled to the Brim “Literal crime scene” or just someone’s messy home? Either way, it will sell.
  5. An Early Richard Meier House (With Two Pools) in New Jersey Horse Country Inside, sculptural curved walls gently separate living spaces, while public areas are anchored by minimalist built-in furniture.
  6. Two People, One Room, 16 Months: The Studio-Apartment Couples of the Pandemic Zoom in the bathroom, Netflix every night.
  7. A $369K Upper East Side Alcove Studio and a Park Slope Two-Bedroom Plus a rare townhouse triplex (with a private roof terrace) on the Upper West Side.
  8. Can Rockefeller Center Ever Be Hip? Tishman Speyer attempts a retail revolution in peak midtown.
  9. A $675K West Village One-Bedroom and a Boerum Hill Corner Duplex Plus a Fort Greene brownstone apartment with a lovely private terrace.
  10. Julianne Moore Sells Her West Village Townhouse for $15 Million It took two listings, 12 years, and an ‘Architectural Digest’ feature, but the actress has finally sold her West Village home.
  11. Got an Old Power Plant Lying Around? Crypto Miners Are Buying Them Up They’ll take denim mills, airplane hangars, and aluminum smelters too.
  12. A $369K Williamsburg Studio and a Bushwick Two-Bedroom With a Hot Tub Plus a sunny prewar one-bedroom in Washington Heights.
  13. The Man Behind L.A.’s Megamansions Ramtin Ray Nosrati is a developer for our new Gilded Age.
  14. Inside Austin’s Wild Real-Estate Market Homes going $850,000 above asking, 96 offers in one weekend, and more tales from America’s most intense housing frenzy.
  15. The Co-Living Start-ups That Survived the Pandemic Are Merging — and Flourishing The pandemic brought consolidation to the co-living industry. Could it also bring an end to all the utopian rhetoric?
  16. A Woman Turned a Room in Her Brownstone Into an All-Pink Content-Creation Studio It’s doing so well, the owner is turning another room in the building into an all-mint-colored version.
  17. The Hostel Has Closed on Nantucket The Star of the Sea — a cheap place to be — has been purchased and, yes, kicked the bucket.
  18. Daniel Humm Buys $14.5 Million Co-op from Chipotle Founder The Eleven Madison Park Chef is moving to lower Fifth Avenue.
  19. Going Back to the Office Means Long Island City’s Rent Deals Are Over Long Island City rents are sharply on the rise as white collar workers flood back into the city. They’re up 5.82 percent in May over April.
  20. My Toilet Is My Office In April of 2020, about a month into full-time working from home with her husband and two kids, Niamh Sproul decided something had to change.
  21. The Turreted Royal Tenenbaums House Is for Rent A few rooms still feel vaguely Wes Anderson-esque.
  22. A Bed-Stuy Brownstone With Tons of (Well-Preserved) Hand-Carved Wood The current owner, who has lived in the house for well over 50 years, made many upgrades while protecting original details.
  23. Rufus Wainwright’s Self-Described ‘Dump’ of a Pied-à-Terre Is for Sale The Gramercy Park studio, which Wainwright once called “a total dump,” is pretty tiny (but it still has thousand-dollar wallpaper).
  24. You Can Now Rent Alison Roman’s Apartment It’s located in Boerum Hill, or, as Roman calls the neighborhood, “the Paris of Brooklyn.”
  25. Overshareholders! Co-op Boards May Have to Disclose Why They’re Rejecting People They’re bracing for lawsuits.
  26. ‘Chief Pencil Lady’ Caroline Weaver’s Week in Zillow Saves “My three strongest home fantasies are: buying an old Girl Scout or Boy Scout camp, a Usonian house, or a really, really, really old house in Italy.”
  27. What If Compass Is Basically Just Like Every Other Real-Estate Brokerage? Except with a nicer logo and an over-leveraged IPO.
  28. A Carefully Crafted Mid-Century Time Capsule on the Concourse The two-bedroom apartment is packed with details inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright, Joseph Eichler, and Eero Saarinen (among others).
  29. A Double-Dome Home Built by a Juggler Each of the two domes has 30-foot wood ceilings, which are still in great original condition.
  30. You Can Finally Live Like a Whitney A villa built as an art studio for the museum’s founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, is for sale.
  31. This Maximalist East Village Church Is for Sale Practically every surface of its 74-foot-long sanctuary and chancel is covered in gilded icons and ornaments, stained glass, and tiny figurines.
  32. Everything We Know About the Sweeping New Housing Discrimination Lawsuit “Not a hope in hell”: Eighty-eight brokers and landlords are caught on tape rejecting housing vouchers.
  33. Miami’s Little Manhattan During the pandemic, many well-off New Yorkers fled to South Florida … and their favorite restaurants followed.
  34. Trump or Epstein: Which Depraved House Would You Buy? A $50 million dilemma.
  35. L.A. Startup Advertises Nonexistent One-Quarter Bedrooms in Brooklyn Heights Is Brownstone Shared Housing a disruptive new housing solution or a neo-flophouse operator? It’s hard to say.
  36. Author Rebecca Makkai’s Week in Zillow Saves “The one thing that I look for in all these listings is the closet that’s the size of an entire room.”
  37. Century 21 Is Returning, But You Can’t Get There on the Subway Because … it’s in Busan, South Korea.
  38. The Gut Renovation of Ryan Serhant He was a real-estate striver slinging cheap rentals until Million Dollar Listing — and a pandemic market — made him the plutocracy’s broker of choice.
  39. A Tudoresque Riverdale House Originally Owned by Isabel Bishop On the market for the first time in over 30 years, the five-bedroom Fieldston house comes with a ton of original woodwork and colorful tiles.
  40. There’s a New Bidding War For the Studio Next Door Well-off New Yorkers covet an office down the hall.
  41. A Prewar Floor-Through in Chelsea (With Tin Ceilings From Minnesota) The parlor floor unit has more or less every original period detail one could imagine.
  42. A Brooklyn Heights 3-Bedroom With Exposed Beams in Almost Every Room Originally two separate units, this airy co-op apartment sits on a street lined with real gas lamps.
  43. ‘They’re in Long Island, and Don’t Give a Sh*t’: Boards Ghost Their Residents And residents are none too pleased.
  44. ‘Catfish’ Host Kamie Crawford’s Week in Zillow Saves “You gotta manifest positivity in your home-buying process.”
  45. A Florida Family Bought the Viral Shag-Carpet House Without Setting Foot Inside It’ll soon be a vacation rental, but without all of the wall-to-wall carpeting.
  46. A Waterfall Wall in a Lower East Side Carriage House The owners transformed a vintage platform elevator shaft into a stairway with the waterfall as backdrop.
  47. A 1796 Townhouse With a Skylit Copper Tub The 25-foot-wide brick townhouse on Harriston Street also has the biggest private backyard on the block.
  48. Wait — Kim Owns the Land and Kanye Owns the House? Who cares about the divorce — is the couple in a land-lease situation?
  49. Why Hasn’t Anyone Bought This William Lescaze House? A pioneering 1935 house has been on and off the market for years.
  50. 9 (Vetted) Winter Airbnbs to Rent Within Three Hours of NYC Including a Nordic-style two-bedroom with a dry sauna and a Belleayre Mountain spot where the host provides s’more kits.
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