Thursday, July 29, 2010

NY Times angel investor buys Doris Duke 5th Avenue mansion

7/28, "Carlos Slim buys Manhattan townhouse on 5th avenue for $44 million," WSJ, J. Barbanel

Last month, Slim paid $140 million for an 11-story office building at 417 Fifth Avenue in Midtown. Slim is a major investor in the New York Times.

He owns the townhouse, located on Fifth Avenue at East 82nd Street across from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, through a limited liability company, a technique used by many wealthy buyers....
  • The 1901 house, known as the Duke-Semans mansion, was owned by descendants of the original owner, tobacco magnate Benjamin N. Duke, until 2006."...photo flickr wallyg
Yankee Alex Rodriguez with NY Times investor Slim at a Telmex baseball event in Mexico, 11/30/08, ap


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