The Real Deal New York

Power broker Jerry Finkelstein dies at 96, how to spend a $550M jackpot on real estate … and more

November 29, 2012 08:00AM

Interior shot of apartment in London’s Chelsea neighborhood that once housed literary hero Oscar Wilde.

1. New York media, real estate and political power player, Jerry Finkelstein dies at 96 [NYT]
2. Hawaii becomes most expensive U.S. state, according to Coldwell Banker [NBC News]
3. London home of literary icon Oscar Wilde hits U.K. market for $1.8 million [Forbes]
4. Real estate ideas for the record-breaking $550 million lottery jackpot winner [WSJ]
5. Broomrape Lane: America’s top ten most embarrassing street names [Curbed]
6. Designer Vince Camuto to open 1,700-square-foot store at 667 Madison Avenue, across from Barneys [NYP]
7. Brooklyn parking becomes bargaining chip for City Council [Streets Blog]
8. Unique rotating desert home asks $279,000 in California [Daily Mail]
9. Thinking green Raleigh, N.C., family trades 3,200-square-foot home for a 1,200-square-foot ranch house [NYT]
10.Wharton’s Undergraduate Real Estate Club bests Cornell team in real estate competition [Daily Pennsylvanian]
11. A look high-tech multi-millionaire John McAfee’s real estate losses [SF Gate]