Bjarke Ingels says one of Soho’s priciest condos looks like a “lo-res Flatiron”

From LLNYC: Bjarke Ingels is no stranger to controversy. In his recent interview with LLNYC he talked about the criticism he’s faced for his unconventional work and rapid success. So, it’s not too surprising that the “starchitect” is still willing to call a spade a spade — even it it’s an incredibly expensive spade. Source: […]

Here are 15 of the most notable members of Mar-a-Lago

Mar-a-Lago, President Donald Trump‘s Florida resort and club, has quickly become known as the “Winter White House.” Trump himself has also referred to it as his “Southern White House,” as he has already spent several consecutive weekends there during his time in office. Mar-a-Lago became the subject of an ethical debate after the president was photographed being […]

Former vodka faces eviction over alleged partying

A Tribeca landlord is telling a hard partying tenant to take her last shot, after neighbors complained about her constant music and guests. In July, former global digital director of Belvedere Vodka, Bianca Gardner moved into the luxury rental Truffles Tribeca on Desbrosses Street and she hasn’t stopped partying since, the landlord, Truffles II LLC, claims in […]

Concept on West 57th Street looks like two conjoined 432 Park Avenues

St. Louis, eat your heart out. Oiio, an architecture firm based in New York and Athens, has dreamed up the Big Bend, an imaginary skyscraper that would rise above Billionaires’ Row like the Gateway Arch in St. Louis, Dezeen reported. According to the firm, such a tower would be the “longest building in the world.” […]

Jeff Sutton secures $125M to refi Harlem retail building

Jeff Sutton’s Wharton Properties locked down $125 million to refinance its six-story retail building on West 125th Street in Harlem. JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley provided the financing, the Commercial Observer reported. The financing is comprised of a first mortgage and a mezzanine loan, according to the publication. The loan replaces $102 million in financing […]