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Steven Gaines

June 26, 2006 | Vu.
Hamptons Holdouts

In this slow year, some owners are patiently waiting to get their price. Others just can’t find a taker. But all of them have unique houses they want to sell—and haven’t.

November 7, 2005 | Vu.
One Apartment, 75 Years

How a Central Park West penthouse went from being a Depression-era rental to Calvin Klein’s home to years of unoccupied limbo.

May 16, 2005 | Feature
The Building of the Upper West Side

The ups and downs of the apartment house where the Black Sox plotted, Stravinsky composed, and Plato’s Retreat sizzled—and of the black-sheep tycoon whose mad dream it was.

July 28, 2003 | Feature
Trouble in the Dunes

Sex, tides, and videotapes! A Wall Streeter goes to war over a Hamptons gay beach.

June 25, 2001 | Feature
10 Best East End Eateries

10 Best East End Eateries

June 25, 2001 | Feature
6 Most Gracious Hosts on the East End

6 most gracious hosts on the East End

August 3, 1998 | Feature
Hamptons Heat Wave:
Hot Enough For You?

Where to go to escape the city's relentless social whirl? How about a string of remote hamlets seething with high-strung New Yorkers, where potato fields go for $2 million an acre, potato salad starts at $12 a pound, and Jerry Della Femina is the Old Guard. Enjoy your stay, Mr. President.