Real Estate

Share Kirsten Dunst’s Bed: Her NYC Condo for Rent Furnished! (photos)

Kirsten Dunst slept there and now you can too–in the same bed! The Hollywood siren is renting her posh condo in Manhattan’s trendy SoHo neighborhood for a cool $12,500 a month. But the loft is impeccable and comes fully furnished. The building has been a magnet for celebrities. Casey Affleck and Director Gus Van Sant are reportedly neighbors. The 32-year-old actress bought the penthouse in 2007 for $3.09 million....

Jon Bon Jovi Gives Up Livin’ on a Prayer; Cuts Penthouse Price (pics!)

Jon Bon Jovi’s Manhattan dream pad is turning into a bit of a nightmare. He’s just re-listed the massive SoHo penthouse for the second time, with a new asking price, $37.5 million, down by 9 percent from it’s original $42 million price. The property, located in the New Museum Building, 158 Mercer Street, is a massive 7,452-square-foot duplex with three private terraces, fire places, six bedrooms and expansive views of the city. Kelly Ripa, Justin Timberlake and Ariana Huffington also live in the neighborhood....

Steve Martin Has a Wild and Crazy Deal for You on St. Bart’s Villa

Comedian Steve Martin has had a not so funny time trying to sell his sprawling Caribbean villa on St. Barts, and island frequented by the rich and famous. It’s on the market for a bargain price $11.4 million, but he’s also renting to all comers for fairly reasonable price, relatively speaking of course. The home, known as Villa Au Soleil, is situated on a hilltop overlooking St. Jean Bay in the town of Lurin, St. Barthelemy. It’s a picture-postcard setting. Martin bought the property at the height of the real estate market in 2008,...

Gianni Versace’s Storied South Beach Mansion Faces Auction

Gianni Versace’s, spectacular Italianate South Beach mansion he called Casa Casuarina is in foreclosure and heading for auction in September. It’s expected to sell for a fraction of its $125 million appraised value. Versace, of the Italian fashion design house that bears his name, lived a glorious, but brief life in the house and for a time turned South Beach into a mecca of art and fashion. Since his death in 1997, the mansion has had a checkered history....

NYT Reporter Elizabeth A. Harris: Asian Americans Don’t Count

According to New York Times reporter Elizabeth A. Harris, Asian-Americans are not minorities in the U.S., and even if they were, they’re so marginal a group that they don’t count. Poor misguided Elizabeth writes: “This metropolitan area is actually one of the most segregated in the country in terms of where people live. ...