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40-50 East 10th Street, #7I (Compass); Barry Jenkins (Jian Maldonado - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,; Lulu Wang (MiamiFilmFestival -, CC BY-SA 2.0, 40-50 East 10th Street, #7I (Compass); Barry Jenkins (Jian Maldonado - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,; Lulu Wang (MiamiFilmFestival -, CC BY-SA 2.0,
The Academy Awards took place in Los Angeles last month, but it was nevertheless a star-studded week for New York City real estate. Between Broadway, Lincoln Center, and multiple film and television studios and production offices, the city is a veritable hotbed of talent both onscreen and behind the scenes. That comes through in some of the most notable transactions that took place on the week ending on April 21, 2023.

Waldo Fernandez

322-East-57th-Street-01 322 East 57th Street, #6/7B (Brown Harris Stevens)
Midtown East co-ops
NYC co-ops
AD100 designer Waldo Fernandez has brought his sense of style to the homes of Elizabeth Taylor, Tobey Maguire, and Kris Jenner. His eponymous firm is based in Los Angeles, but public records indicate that he now has a New York pied-a-terre to decorate.

From the Listing:
Renovated by renowned London architect and designer David Collins, this timelessly elegant duplex is a contemporary oasis with a nod to the past. A gracious entry foyer opens onto a generous gallery dining room which leads into a grand 27′ × 28 foot living room with soaring 18’ ceilings and two dramatic 14’ tall French casement windows that bathe the room in natural light. This voluminous great room is adorned with a wood-burning fireplace with an Emile Jacques Rhulman inspired mantelpiece with floor to ceiling bookcases on either side and original wide plank wood floors which have been beautifully restored. A concealed wet bar off the entry gallery allows you to entertain in style.

Adjacent to the entry gallery – dining room is a large chef’s kitchen with Carrara statuary counter tops and Stainless Steel Boffi cabinets with walnut Canaletto finishes. The kitchen features an integrated double sink, sliding chopping board and an abundance of storage and counter space. Upon entering the second level, which can be accessed by either a staircase or private elevator, you will find a mezzanine/media room which overlooks the dramatic double height living room. The bedroom wing is separated by a long hallway.

Adam Tishman

40-East-88th-Street-01 The Courtlandt, #9FG (Compass)
Carnegie Hill co-ops
Upper East Side co-ops
Last summer, Helix Sleep co-founder Adam Tishman and his wife Julia moved into a five-bedroom spread on Park Avenue. It was an upgrade from their previous Upper East Side home, they have recently offloaded for just over the $4,250,000 they paid for it in October 2020. Public records identify the buyer as SecureSeniorsConnections CEO Natasha Deckmann, MD.

From the Listing:
Meticulously gut-renovated by a noted Elle Décor A-List designer, this triple-mint 3-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom corner residence defines sophistication. One enters this picture perfect residence though a gracious almost 17-ft. long entry foyer – complete with a powder room – which leads to an expansive open living/dining space that can easily accommodate both formal dining or casual entertaining. The grand corner great room is bathed in southern light and features a Chesney fireplace. Adjacent to the living room is a windowed home office with built-in desk as well as top-of-the-line custom millwork shelves and storage. The windowed eat-in kitchen features a breakfast banquet, solid slab marble countertops, 6-burner Wolf range, wine fridge, a suite of Sub-Zero/Miele appliances and an abundance of custom storage. The private bedroom wing is separated from the public spaces by a long hallway for ultimate privacy.
2 Available Listings for Sale from $2,195,000

Barry Jenkins and Lulu Wang

40-50-East-10th-Street-01 40-50 East 10th Street, #7I (Compass)
Greenwich Village co-ops
NYC co-ops
A short time after Barry Jenkins won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay of Moonlight, his partner Lulu Wang garnered significant attention for writing and directing The Farewell. As of this writing, the creative couple has a number of projects in production, not to mention a new apartment in a New York City neighborhood that has attracted numerous artists over the years.

From the Listing:
The largest of the original layouts in the building, this elegant home offers 11 windows facing tree-lined 10th Street. A gracious foyer leads to a 25' long living room with beamed ceilings, wood burning fireplace and original stone mantel. Three classic casement windows frame the sun-filled north facing wall with window seats below. The windowed eat-in kitchen is large enough for a table for four and can accommodate multiple layout possibilities. The foyer and bedroom hall open to a guest bedroom/office (currently used as a library) and large primary bedroom, both with walk-in closets, excellent proportions and a recently renovated full bathroom. The powder room off of the kitchen has also been recently renovated. The apartment features original oak floors throughout and ceiling height of 9 feet.
4 Available Listings for Sale from $1,250,000

Marcie Bloom

130-West-79th-Street-01 The Austin, #17D (The Corcoran Group)
Upper West Side condos
NYC condos
Throughout her decades-long career in the film industry, Marcie Bloom has done publicity for a number of acclaimed foreign language films at Orion Classics and gone on to co-found Sony Pictures Classics. It all started with an internship at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the performing arts center near her longtime Upper West Side home. Public records indicate that it has recently sold.

From the Listing:
The expansive south-facing terrace off the main living space is perfect for entertaining al fresco, and will astonish your guests with the spectacular sweeping skyline views all the way to Midtown and beyond. You’ll never have to turn on a light during daytime hours in this sun-flooded two bedroom, two bathroom penthouse with direct sunlight streaming in all day. Special features include high ceilings, separate raised dining area, split-bedroom layout and a separate balcony off the primary bedroom offering cross-ventilation throughout the entire apartment. Bring your imagination and your contractor to create your very own heavenly haven in the clouds.

Julian Hobbs

211-West-10th-Street-01 211 West 10th Street, #6B (The Corcoran Group)
West Village co-ops
NYC co-ops
Emmy Award-winning producer Julian Hobb has been at the helm of a number of historical and contemporary documentary mini-series. His work takes him all over the country, which may be what prompted him to offload his New York City apartment. Public records indicate that it has just sold.

From the Listing:
Two-bedroom, one-bath prewar apartment located at 211 West 10th Street, in the heart of the West Village. New renovation of the entire apartment, high-end kitchen and bath finishes, high ceilings, with original exposed wood beams, eight oversized windows, kitchen and bath are windowed as well. This home offers beautiful mill work throughout with custom built-in shelving units. Outside the windows, the city is radiant with incredible architecture and generous light from three directions.

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