A FiDi Residence Fit for Phileas Fogg, 40 Broad Street, Penthouse 5A

Bold, brash and dare we say a touch of bravado. This home's worldly textures, fixtures and furnishings tell a story at every turn.  Without hesitation, we anoint this dazzling downtown penthouse at 40 Broad Street as the latest edition of our “Apartments We Love” series. Penthouse 5A is a 3500 square foot loft residence with a one-of-a-kind interior design style that artfully uses repurposed items from around the globe.  And something ...

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Manhattan | August 2021

According to New York City records, the median price for an apartment in Manhattan in the month of August was $1,072,500. This price represents a 7.2% increase from last year’s median price of $995,000. The number of sales almost tripled climbing from 468 to 1,308, representing a year-over-year increase of 179%.  So, what exactly does $1.072,500 million get you in Manhattan? Let’s take a look at two apartments that sold just ...

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This Week’s Price Chop – 54 Pine Street, 3

This latest edition of Price Chop showcases a full-floor loft in the heart of the Financial District.   Apartment 3 at 54 Pine Street is a fully renovated two bedroom, two bath condo with turn-of-the-century architectural details.  The current ask of $1.75 million represents an 14% drop from the original price of $1.995 million.  At 1,658 square feet, the price per square foot is $1,055.  The property has been on the market ...

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Featured Neighborhood – Financial District

The Financial District (FiDi) today is a bit of a hybrid neighborhood, as the residential component continues to grow in an area that has been historically dominated by the financial and insurance industries. The residential experiment, which began more than two decades ago, continues to evolve in an area with a large concentration of older, large office buildings. Developers have taken to these aged buildings and have re-positioned them as ...

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If These Walls Could Talk – 55 Liberty Street

Liberty Tower at 55 Liberty Street, is one of many historic skyscrapers in downtown Manhattan that has worn the moniker of "tallest building in the world."  Located at the northwest corner of Nassau Street and Liberty Street, this 33-story limestone tower was built as a commercial office building in 1909 and converted to residential apartments in 1979. This storied building was one of the first in the Financial District to be ...

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