Fifth Avenue apartment built by Jackie O’s grandfather closes for $20M, the holiday giving habits of NYC real estate firms … and more

December 27, 2012 08:00AM

1. A Fifth Avenue apartment built by Jackie O’s grandfather and listed with Paula Del Nunzio of Brown Harris Stevens has closed for $20 million [NYP, 4th item]
2. A look at the holiday giving habits of New York real estate firms [NYO]
3. Award-winning architect Peter Marino has been seen checking out a two-bedroom apartment at 250 Bowery [NYP. 1st item]
4. No masons needed: unusual architectural designs shun usual building materials [Curbed]
5. One time Upper East Sider and current Soho resident, Meg Ryan is reportedly plotting a move back uptown, possibly to 907 Fifth Avenue [NYP, 2nd item]
6. China Beige Book foretells uneven economic rebound [Bloomberg]
7. Pop musician Prince Mali has listed his Queens mansion for $2.75 million or $12,000 a month. [NYP, 3rd item]
8. New SEC “crowd-funding” rules unlikely to meet deadline [NYT]
9. How a six-story shell became a elegant Upper West Side townhouse [NYP]
10. Hunting for a house in Japan [NYT]