Mission Accomplished!

Summer might be coming to a close, and it might seem like the market is ready to jumpstart itself again, but it’s been a busy time for the Lorna Leibowitz Team! We recently sold two apartments in the same building. The Gramercy Arms at ‪145 East 15th Street‬ is a full service, pet-friendly building which welcomes … More Mission Accomplished!

Don’t Get Eclipsed!

Long before yellow cab maps neglected streets above 96th street, and before many buildings in northern Manhattan were even built, a cadre of New Yorkers lined Riverside Drive rooftops and yards in 1925 to follow the sun–and moon. And they succeeded in their efforts! It was cold, and snow was everywhere. But it was a Saturday … More Don’t Get Eclipsed!

Modern Dreaming on the UES

Every time I pass this special condo building located just east of Park Avenue at 135 East 79th Street, I am stunned by its singular beauty. Built in 2012 by the Brodsky Organization and designed by William Sofield, it is the quintessential Upper East Side modern dream made painstakingly with old world craftsmanship. The building sits on the site of the Hunter School of Social … More Modern Dreaming on the UES

Personal Dream Home: Part II — Design and Demolition

Continuing on in my journey for my personal Manhattan dream home, we finally closed on our new apartment over the July 4th weekend. Fortunately, the seller had to deliver the apartment in “broom clean” condition, which was no easy feat considering the previous occupant was a lovely woman who also just happened to be a … More Personal Dream Home: Part II — Design and Demolition

My Own Personal Manhattan Dream Home — Part I: The Quest to Closing

Over the years, I’ve helped many clients find new homes. Sometimes, their new home isn’t necessarily perfect for their needs or is in need of some TLC or personalization. I have had the opportunity to witness many partial or full transformations for multiple clients, often helping them along the way. Now, it’s my turn! I … More My Own Personal Manhattan Dream Home — Part I: The Quest to Closing

Sizzling Summer Sale!

Contrary to popular belief, Manhattan real estate is not going on vacation this summer. At least not before some of these great new properties hit the market and get snatched up quickly due to their location and superior features. My newest listing at 501 West 138th Street, #43 in Hamilton Heights had recently been  transformed by … More Sizzling Summer Sale!

Post-Purchase Paradise: Thinking “Outside” the Box

Creative buyers working with the right real estate professionals can turn a good space into the perfect space for their needs. What’s a family of four to do with a unit that’s only roughly 1,000 sf, but with a large balcony spanning the entire width of the apartment? The answer: bring the outdoors in! Apartment 8C at 233 … More Post-Purchase Paradise: Thinking “Outside” the Box