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Lou Reed

Lou Reed’s Estate Valued At Over $20 Million

The estate of the late Lou Reed is worth over $20 million, and has been bequeathed to his wife — musician Laurie Anderson — and his sister.

07/01/2014

Basquiat Work Pulled

Christie’s Pulls One Basquiat Work From Auction After Authenticity Challenge

After a lawsuit by the estate of late New York City artist Jean-Michel Basquiat suggested some of the works may be fakes, Christie’s auction house has removed one piece for review.

03/05/2014

Oheka Castle/Gary Melius (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Police: Surveillance Tape Shows 2 Cars At Oheka Castle During Shooting, Owner Recovering

Surveillance video shows a black sedan followed by a Jeep Cherokee pulling into a valet area outside of the Huntington estate on Monday afternoon.

02/27/2014

Philip Seymour Hoffman poses at the 2010 Marrakech Film Festival in Marrakech, Morocco. (credit: Getty Images)

Hoffman’s Will: Son Should Be Raised In New York, Chicago Or San Francisco

Philip Seymour Hoffman’s will was released Wednesday, showing that he bequeathed all his personal property to the mother of his three children.

02/19/2014

The quintessential New Yorker and 105th Mayor of New York City died Feb. 1. He was 88. (Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Leaves Behind $850,000 In Will

The details of late New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s will have been released.

03/11/2013

Bob Guccione

Report: Buyer Finds Bizarre Items In Penthouse Founder’s Storage Space

A hedge funder has uncovered an assortment of eclectic and bizarre items from some storage lockers he bought from the estate of late Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione, according to published reports.

01/29/2013

Herman Melville (Credit: melvillesociety.org/)

Homeless Chelsea Man Says He’s Descendant Of Herman Melville; Has Sights Set On $75 Million

Charles Cors has filed half-a-dozen lawsuits asserting that he’s a descendant of Moby-Dick author Herman Melville. His goal is to acquire what he claims is the $75 million estate of the nineteenth-century author.

06/24/2012

10-Acre, $7 Million Estate in Saddle River (Credit: CBS 2)

Living Large: 10-Acre, $7 Million Estate In Saddle River, New Jersey

It’s a 10-acre, $7 million estate in Saddle River, New Jersey. Some of the best designers in the world decorated each room, and CBS 2’s Emily Smith went inside to take the behind-the-scenes tour.

06/21/2012