Flowers Flips Mansion for $23 M.Billionaire J. Christopher Flowers has finally flipped his 87-year-old limestone mansion at 12 East 73rd Street.
And, even though the 21-room, 11,200-square-foot house is only half-renovated, real-estate scion sci·on
1. A descendant or heir.
2. also ci·on A detached shoot or twig containing buds from a woody plant, used in grafting. Andrew Farkas paid the full $23 million price. (Listing broker Sami Hassoumi, a managing director of Brown Harris Stevens, said he received two other full-price offers.)
Mr. Flowers forked See forked version.
forked - (Unix; probably after "fucked") Terminally slow, or dead. Originated when one system was slowed to a snail's pace by an inadvertent fork bomb. over only $17 million for the house in November, after being tied up in litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. with his seller, Dominion Management, since early 2004. That $17 million may seem paltry to Mr. Flowers, who last year shelled out a New York City New York City: see New York, city.
New York City
City (pop., 2000: 8,008,278), southeastern New York, at the mouth of the Hudson River. The largest city in the U.S. –record $53 million for the Harkness Mansion on East 75th Street.