From famous musicians to hosts of your favorite podcasts, a number of celebrity homes are hitting the market in New York City. Whether you are looking for a place to buy or a place to rent, here are a few examples of listings that offer a great place to live along with some celebrity cred.
Ira Glass Puts Chelsea Condo on the Market for $1.75 Million
Ira Glass, who is the host of “This American Life” has put his turnkey Chelsea condo on the market for $1.75 million five years after purchasing it with his now ex-wife. Iris and his wife, editor Anaheed Alani, parted ways earlier this year. The one-bedroom home was recently renovated and features new floors and appliances along with newly-remodeled bathrooms and a dressing room. The home also features an open-concept kitchen, an expansive corner living room with windows on two sides, beamed ceiling sin the bedroom and a master bath covered in stone tiles.
Former Courtney Love Rental Hits Market for $11.25 Million
A 19th-century West Village townhouse that was once rented by musician and actress Courtney Love has been put on the market for $11.25 million. Located on West 10th Street, the nearly 200-year-old four-story townhouse features three bedrooms and five bathrooms within 3,000 square feet of living space.
Inside the red brick townhouse, the main level opens up into a foyer that leads to a spacious sitting room. The living room features 12-foot-tall ceilings along with two original marble fireplaces. The massive kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances and counters along with custom lacquered cabinets and a spacious eat-in area, while the master bedroom offers a windowed walk-in closet, a fireplace and an ensuite bathroom with a skylight.
Previously owned by interior designer Steven Gambrel, the home was also rented to Courtney Love in the past. The current owner put the home on the market in 2011 before taking it off in 2013 for good. Four years later, the townhouse is on the market once more.
Nolito Condo Owned by Albert Hammond, Jr. Seeking Renter
A Nolito condo located in the 37-unit residence at 354 Broom Street is seeking a renter for $8,000 per month. Owned by Albert Hammond Jr., who is a musician best known for being the guitarist for The Strokes, the one-bedroom, two-bathroom home has been recently renovated.
In 2000, the home was purchased by artist Ryan McGinness and his broker wife Trish Goodwin. Nine years later, the couple sold the condo to Victoria’s Secret model Maryna Linchuk for $1.1 million. The apartment then underwent renovation before Linchuk sold it to Hammond, Jr. in 2012 for $1.25 million.
Hammond Jr. is now seeking a new resident to rent the condo for $8,000 per month. The 1,033-square-foot home features exposed brick walls, heated floors in the bathrooms, multiple walk-in closets, central air conditioning and a built-in sound system. The building, which was formerly an ice house at the crossroads of Nolita, Soho and the Lower East Side, also boasts a laundry room, a doorman, a live-in super, a bike room and a roof deck.