Developer Harry Macklowe closed this afternoon on the $70 million acquisition of a 34-unit rental apartment building at 150 East 72nd Street that his Macklowe
Properties expects to convert to condominiums.
Macklowe financed the Lenox Hill purchase and anticipated rehabilitation of the
72,000-square-foot, pre-war building through a total of $120 million in equity
and debt, according to a statement from Macklowe’s exclusive advisor on the
transaction, Howard Michaels, chairman of investment banking firm Carlton