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Curbed deathmatch between two condos in the neighborhood

Curbed has a real estate death-match going on right now between two condo listings in the Madison Square Park area. One is at the Grand Madison (225 5th Avenue on the north side of Madison Square Park) and the other is at 254 Park Avenue South (between 20th and 21st Street).

They are both in the same ballpark price, and both 2 bedroom and 2 bathroom.

Which would you choose?

See them both, vote and see the current results at

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively check out condo for sale on Madison Square Park

Judging by the page views on Jenifer Aniston’s potential condo purchase in the neighborhood, I thought many of you would like to know that the New York Post reports that actors Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively were in our neighborhood checking out a 3 bedroom condo on Madison Square Park at the Grand Madison (225 5th Avenue @ 26th Street).

New Wall Street Journal article talks about the booming Flatiron area

Many locals and readers already know it, but the Flatiron and Madison Square Park areas are booming, even through the economic downturn.

Read Jason De Avila piece in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, “Flatiron District Evolves Into Pricey Choice”, which covers the increasing price of condos/coops, the evolution into an epicenter of amazing restaurants, the schools and parks, and the “retail shops lining Broadway and Fifth and Sixth avenues have been attracted to the well-heeled residents of the neighborhood”. He specifically mentions pricing at residential buildings the Grand Madison (225 5th Avenue) and the Parker Gramercy (7 West 14th Street), examples of buildings that converted into condos and coops respectively.

Read the full WSJ article at


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