At Home: with hubby Grace Hightower, 88 Central Park West until the June 2012 fire at their Upper West Side apartment. De Niro was out of the country when a fire erupted at his home, burning several floors of the posh building. The fire was reportedly caused by a lint buildup in a clothes dryer and spread to every apartment on the fifth floor.
Following the blaze, the De Niros were forced to move to a rented downtown penthouse on Perry Street. The duplex penthouse — billed as a “contemporary masterpiece” — boasts five bedrooms, four bathrooms, multiple outdoor terraces that offer 360-degree views of the Hudson River and the Manhattan skyline, plus a private seven-car garage, which can fit 14 cars if valeted.
do an extensive gut renovation on the apartment, which is still believed to be ongoing.
At work: at the annual Tribeca Film Festival in April. Tribeca Film Center, 375 Greenwich St.
Doing Italian: at Rao’s, 114th at Pleasant Avenue, owned by Sopranos star Frank Pellegrino.
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