Big real estate news just a little ways down Fifth Avenue, where the Laurance Rockefeller triplex at 834 Fifth Avenue (the place they wouldn't let us peek inside) has reportedly gone to contract for $44 million. The sale sets a new high-water mark for a Manhattan residential sale, reports Braden Keil. "They had billionaires going in at half-hour intervals," said Douglas Elliman's Dolly Lenz; the buyer has not yet been revealed.
· Apartment Sells for Record $44m on Fifth Avenue [NYPost]
· The $40 Million Co-Op? [Curbed]