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Meryl Streep’s Tribeca penthouse sells for $15.8M

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Plus, beloved grocery store Fairway may close all of its NYC stores—and more intel in today’s New York Minute news roundup

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Meryl Streep’s Tribeca penthouse sells at a discount

After nearly two years on the market, Meryl Streep’s sprawling Tribeca penthouse finally found a buyer. The Wall Street Journal reports that the legendary actor’s enormous abode at 92 Laight Street sold for $15.8 million—or 36 percent less than its original asking price of $24.6 million. (The broker who represented Streep, ever optimistic, told the WSJ that the figure was still a “very strong number” considering the current state of the market.)

Streep, along with husband Donald Gummer, closed on the penthouse for $10.13 million in 2006, per public records. That was two years after the New York Times casually reported on their purchase of the “4,000-square-foot penthouse with a wraparound terrace.” Whoever bought the place is getting a stunner: The apartment has incredible views, beautiful interiors, and the prestige of having once been home to an actual living legend.

And in other news…

  • Pour one out for Fairway: The beloved local grocery chain is planning to file for bankruptcy and will close all of its New York City stores.
  • Another big tech firm may be moving to Midtown West: Apple is reportedly scoping out space at 11 Penn Plaza.
  • What happens when private developers are tasked with creating public space? (TL;DR: Often nothing good.)
  • Gov. Andrew Cuomo has changed his tune on e-bikes and e-scooters, which may soon be legal—for real this time—in New York.
  • Get a peek at the new open gangway train cars that will soon be rolling out across the subway system.
  • Many of infamous East Village landlord Raphael Toledano’s buildings have empty, “ghostly” apartments, thanks to his ongoing bankruptcy proceedings.
  • The developer of a downtown 173-key hotel is suing the MTA, claiming the agency is trying to “strong-arm and suffocate” the firm.
  • And finally, someone created a weird and wonderful video game (of a sort) about the experience of visiting Hudson Yards: