Bernie Madoff’s son, Andrew Madoff, recently listed his apartment for rent, for a rate of $25,000 per month.
The apartment is located on 74th street on the Upper East Side, and was purchased by Madoff in October 2008, two months prior to his father’s arrest for the biggest Ponzi scheme ever recorded. He bought the apartment for $4.37 million, and attempted to sell it initially on March 8 for $4.49 million. He took down the offer to sell after a week.
The condominium is 3,215 square feet and has five bedrooms, five and a half baths, and a chef’s kitchen with walnut cabinetry. Residents of the building enjoy access to a gym, a communal garden, and a rooftop lounge with a barbecue. Madoff has said in the past
Nachlaot is a cluster of over two dozen Jerusalem neighborhoods centrally located between Sha’are Chessed and the famous Machane Yehuda shuk. Nachlaot, which means lands of inheritance, became home to communities of Jews who emigrated from many different lands throughout the Diaspora.
Nachlaot’s neighborhoods were established beginning in the 1870s to alleviate the Jews’ cramped and unhealthy living conditions within the the Old City. The Jewish population was extremely indigent, and various
Settlement Allows for Further Claims, Investigation of Abuses Winning his long, persistent demand that a wide array of sweeping civil and criminal claims not be released without investigation, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Thursday (Feb. 8) a $136 million settlement for New York with the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers over foreclosure abuses, the fourth highest dollar amount nationwide as part of the federal-state settlement. In addition to penalties
When Zev Geller erected his twenty-foot-long sukkah on the third-floor terrace of his home at Trump Place Condominiums on New York’s Upper West Side, he knew he was complying with the halachic directive to reside in a temporary dwelling for one week every fall after Yom Kippur. But he apparently did not know that he was going to upset his neighbors two floors below, who have filed a lawsuit to prevent any future such perceived threats to their well-being.
In the last few weeks, I devoted three articles to the history of architectural activity in Israel’s capital. The first article discussed architecture at the end of the Ottoman Empire, the second focused on the British Mandate period, and this one will focus on architecture since the creation of the State of Israel in 1948. So, let’s dive right in!
During the British Mandate period, starting in the 1930s there was a strong emphasis on Bauhaus-inspired International Style, a form of Modernism