Archive for May, 2006

740 Stars: Riveting

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H. Fielding, a citizen reviewer on Barnes & Noble.com, just posted this review: “I love any and every story about New York, from the movie ‘Midnight Cowboy’ to the new and shocking ‘Katzenjammer’ novel by Jackson McCrae. But 740 Park really got to me. Well-researched, this riveting book provides a look into the lives (not so private at times) of some of the most public of all Manhattanites. A ‘rich’ (sorry) chronicle of some of the most influential people in the world (all living under one big roof), 740 Park will definitely keep your attention. Five big stars for the … Continue reading

The New Neighbors Revealed

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The buyer of the best little two bedroom apartment in New York (and the newest resdent of 71 East 71st Street aka 740 Park Avenue) has been revealed. Raymond Lerner, heir to the fortune amassed by his father Al, founder of the credit card colossus MBNA, is the purchaser of Enid Haupt’s perfect penthouse, says The New York Observer. Dealbook at the The New York Times takes a look at lucky Lerner, too. Want to know more about a man who can spend $27.5 million on a pied-a-terre? He’s #562 on the Forbes Billionaires List, of course, thanks to his … Continue reading