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Tribeca Citizen | In the News: Trump’s Former Lawyer Bought in Tribeca

In the News: Trump’s Former Lawyer Bought in Tribeca

••• Former Trump apparatchik Michael Cohen bought at 111 Murray, paying $6.7 million for a four-bedroom. The building “is being developed by a partnership of real estate companies Fisher Brothers, Witkoff and New Valley. New Valley is headed by Howard Lorber, a real estate developer and longtime friend of Mr. Trump. Steve Witkoff, the founder of Witkoff, is also a longtime friend of Mr. Trump. […] Mr. Cohen’s purchase is the only closing in the building thus far, according to public records. […] Mr. Cohen financed the purchase by securing a $3.5 million short-term mortgage from the developers, rather than getting financing from a bank, according to public records. While developers occasionally offer to finance purchases in their projects, such developer financing is unusual in Manhattan, real-estate attorneys say.” —Wall Street Journal

••• Community Board 1 members and Peck Slip School parents weigh in on the Howard Hughes Corporation’s development of 250 Water. —Broadsheet

••• “The Hummus & Pita Co. starts serving its vegan hummus ice cream this Sunday at the chain’s Chelsea location and will roll it out to all locations on August 1. Made with chickpeas, tahini, and pure vanilla, the ice cream comes in four flavors: chocolate, strawberry, cookies & cream, and banana almond.” —Eater

••• The AT&T Long Lines Building isn’t the only National Security Agency spy hub in the U.S. —The Intercept

••• “After nearly 150 years of use as a factory, 44 Walker Street sprouted a bird and butterfly sanctuary on the roof around 2004.” —Daytonian in Manhattan

••• A $15 million price chop for 11 Hubert, where there are Landmarks-approved plans for a new single-family home (with 10 bedrooms and 15 bathrooms). —Curbed

 




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