‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ House Sells for Nearly $3 Million

It’s no surprise, but the home made famous in the 1984 horror movie “A Nightmare on Elm Street” is not in Ohio, where the film is based. It’s actually in the Spaulding Square neighborhood of Los Angeles, and sold last week for $2.98 million. The three-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom residence was the home of Nancy Thompson in the Wes Craven-directed slasher classic. In the movie, the house is...

Justin Timberlake sells Greenwich penthouse to anonymous buyer

Justin Timberlake is packing up his suit and tie and moving out of his Tribeca penthouse. The pop star sold his apartment at 443 Greenwich Street for $29 million, the Wall Street Journal reported. The 5,400-square-foot, four-bedroom unit traded hands in an off-market deal. Timberlake and his wife, actress Jessica Biel, picked up the home for $20.2 million in March 2017. Property records show an entity...

What 2022’s Buyers Can Expect In New York City’s Real Estate Market

This past year was remarkable for its deal volume, but below the surface, several trends emerged which may be instructional heading into the new year. From a growing divide of luxury coops and condos, to townhouses finding a bid, to New York City investment metrics, the prodigious deal volume in 2021 backlit these trends with data, helping them appear more visible than they otherwise may have been....

The 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Real Estate Transactions of 2021

Whether it’s on the East Coast or West Coast, inland or on the islands of Hawaii, celebrity real estate has been booming all year, with A-listers selling off their old properties and buying up their dream spots no matter the cost. For some, this means letting go of a Beverly Hills midcentury-modern house; for others, snapping up a slice of the Malibu waterfront was in order. Below, AD recalls the most...

The 30 Best best Architectural landmarks to visit in New York City

“Skyscraper National Park.” That is what Kurt Vonnegut famously labeled New York City in his 1976 novel Slapstick. It’s true, the city is filled with tall buildings, and many of them stunningly beautiful. Yet, New York City also has other, lesser-known landmarks that don’t necessarily touch the clouds. And these locations—such as Warren Place Mews in Brooklyn or the Cloisters on Manhattan’s...

12 Shocking Things I Learned by Working as a Butler at the Plaza Hotel

Old-school service is alive and well at the Plaza: High tea treats are served in brass birdcages, tuxedo-clad bellman whisk away luggage to gilded suites, and chefs bear toques that tower above their heads. But in the age of Amazon Prime—when we all want everything now—what is it really like blending vestigial aristocratic assistance with light-speed wish fulfillment? In order to properly find out, I...

New York City Council votes to ban natural gas in new buildings

The New York City Council on Wednesday voted in favor of legislation prohibiting the use of gas-powered stoves, space heaters and water boilers in new buildings as part of the city’s broader effort to transition away from fossil fuels, according to CNBC. The measure bans gas hookups in new buildings, requiring most construction projects to forgo natural gas in favor of electricity or other more...

The Billion-Dollar Property Portfolios of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Charles

Like most British families, the royal family has its time-honored Christmas traditions: The holidays are usually spent at Queen Elizabeth’s country estate, Sandringham. There, before and after a hearty Christmas dinner, it is said dinner guests are invited to step on to a set of scales to assess their weight gain, a scene re-created in the 2021 movie “Spencer,” which imagines events at a royal...

7 of the Greatest $100 Million Dollar Listings on the Global Market Right Now

A property that commands $100 million or more might seem like a one-off exception, but it isn’t as rare as you might think. Edward de Mallet Morgan, a partner at Knight Frank—a global real estate consultancy based in London—says that nine figure residential listings come up for sale on a regular basis. However, they’re often off market where the homes aren’t publicly listed, and news of the...

$6.5M Historic Manhattan Townhouse Hits Market for the First Time in Nearly Half a Century

A historic townhouse on the Upper East Side of Manhattan with ties to Broadway and the entertainment industry has come onto the market for the first time in nearly half a century. The Federal-style townhouse, located on East 68th Street between Second and Third avenues, is being sold by the estate of the late Broadway producer Isobel Robins Konecky. She and her husband, Ronald Konecky, an...

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