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  • The El Dorado, Diane Wells (inset)

    The El Dorado, Diane Wells (inset)

    The New York State Supreme Court granted the celebrity-studded El Dorado co-op on Central Park West the green light to evict transgender heiress Diane Wells, the New York Daily News reported.

    Wells owes over $230,000 in maintenance fines and legal fees, representatives for the building told the Daily News. The heiress, who has lived in a three-bedroom apartment at the El Dorado for 23 years, butted heads with the co-op board last year when she fell behind on maintenance payments and allegedly filled the hallways and an upstairs apartment with cigarette smoke. [more]

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  • 300 CPW, #4D, and Bruce Willis

    “Die Hard” star Bruce Willis has signed an $8 million contract for a three-bedroom co-op in the Upper West Side’s famed El Dorado building, according to the New York Post. The  unit, No. 4D, had been listed for $8.695 million with Emma Kerins and Michael Kerins of Halstead Property. [more]

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  • From left: Moby, 7 Bond Street and the musician's Noho penthouse

    Moby has made several profitable real estate deals in recent years, according to the Wall Street Journal, and is on the verge of another one with a Bond Street penthouse. The musician just listed a 3,000-square-foot penthouse at 7 Bond Street in Soho for $6.5 million, three years after paying $3.75 million for it at the bottom of the market. Moby gutted the space, which is actually two combined penthouses, and created a 37-foot-long great room with 19-foot ceilings. [more]

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    Following the purchase of the Doral Golf Resort in Miami late last month, developer Donald Trump said today that he’s now looking all over the country for new real estate. He called into CNBC this morning and mentioned that Palm Beach, Fla., where he owns the Mar-a-Lago Club, is a good place to invest. “Palm Beach is a unique place,” Trump said. “It’s just rich and good,” mainly because he said that Palm Beach “is never affected by the economy,” though he did not specify exactly why. See the video after the jump.

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    From left: famed Holocaust scholar Robert Jay Lifton, a bedroom inside 300 Central Park West, 300 Central Park West’s exterior, the living room at 157 West 87th Street and the building’s exterior

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    A combination of two rarely available El Dorado apartments — one of them the former home of famed Holocaust scholar Robert Jay Lifton — has already generated a near-asking-price offer since hitting the market last week, brokers said. Cathy Taub, an executive vice president at Stribling & Associates, has listed Lifton’s old stomping grounds at 300 Central Park West for $7.2 million. The eight-room co-op, 7G, is now owned by one of the richest families in the country, the MacArthurs, according to broker sources. The unit can be sold individually, or for $13.4 million, combined with the adjacent apartment to create a 15-room spread. Also, a townhouse that hit the market today for $4.95 million comes with a waterfall. The four-story brownstone at 157 West 87th Street is listed with Vandenberg, the Townhouse Experts. Click here for more.

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  • Moby and his penthouse at 300 Central Park West

    A pre-war penthouse in the El Dorado building at 300 Central Park
    West, formerly belonging to alternative rock singer and Lower East Side real estate investor Moby,

    was recently listed for $4.995 million, down from $5.995 million in
    January, Curbed reported. The artist paid $4.5 million for the two-bedroom, two-and-a-half

    bathroom unit back in 2005. Listed for $7.5 million in 2007, the
    four-floor, multi-terraced property on the 31st floor eventually sold
    for $6.7 million, after a previous party was denied by the El Dorado’s

    co-op board. The owner listed on the deed is T.M. Dempsey, who is now
    looking to sell. Ann Lenane of Prudential Douglas Elliman has the
    listing. [Curbed]

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    Actor Alec Baldwin is reportedly looking at a Dakota co-op.

    Actor Alec Baldwin wants to sell his co-op in the El Dorado, at 300
    Central Park West. The four-bedroom apartment is listed for $8.9
    million, and the asking price includes a second, smaller apartment that
    could be used as a gym or home office. Baldwin has reportedly been
    looking at a four-bedroom, four-bathroom co-op at the Dakota at 1 West
    72nd Street. The apartment is listed for $12.5 million, and has seen
    three price cuts since it was first listed for $24 million in June
    2008. … [more]

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