A-Listers Richard Gere, Gwyneth Paltrow, Frank Lloyd Wright, Michelle Williams Offer Properties For Rent, Purchase
The NYC real estate market is dominated by the rich and famous who reportedly cannot make up their minds about where they want to settle down. The following is an update on New Yorkers A-listers who are buying, selling and renovating their homes.
- Richard Gere. "Pretty Woman" actor Gere had rented out his stylish five-bedroom condo which is about 3,600-square-feet. It is located in the Silk Building, at 14 E. Fourth St. in NoHo. He first listed the property for $20,000-a-month eight months ago. According to StreetEasy, the building has accommodated many celebrities like Britney Spears and Russell Simmons. The property boasts of oak floors, a chef's kitchen and an office with a separate entrance.
- Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin. Two years after their separation, "Iron Man 3" actress Paltrow and Coldplay frontman Martin have put their 4,000-square-foot pad on the market. The homey apartment is located in the River Lofts at 416 Washington St. in TriBeCa. They priced their pet-friendly, terraced loft for $14.25 million.
- Frank Lloyd Wright. For $26 million, architecture fans can acquire a piece of New York City history, as The Plaza's Frank Lloyd Wright Suite has been listed with Douglas Elliman. The famous architect lived in the four-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot loft between 1954 and 1959 while he was creating the Guggenheim Museum. According to Business Insider, the cost is comparably low for a property in one of New York City's most iconic buildings. It has dropped by $13.5 million from an earlier listing.
- Michelle Williams. "My Weekly With Marilyn" actress Williams had given her Ditmas Park manor a makeover. The eight-bedroom property at 1440 Albemarle Road, which she acquired for $2.5 million, was built in 1905. According to a proposal she made with the Landmarks Preservation Commission, Williams' will go through with restoring the home's original historic facade and remodeling its wrap-around back porch.