Category Archives: Elie Hirschfeld Art

Elie Hirschfeld may give contract to “The Bachelorette” champ at UES Hirschfeld condo

Real estate mogul never saw the show before their meeting on the construction site Real estate mogul Elie Hirschfeld, president of Hirschfeld Properties, was shocked yesterday afternoon to run into Season 7 winner of “The Bachelorette,” J.P. Rosenbaum, at a new Upper East Side Hirschfeld condominium. Continue reading

Clintons Reportedly Headed to Elie Hirschfeld’s $25M Hampton Estate

REUTERS Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton

The Clintons have reportedly rented a $25 million mansion for the summer.

Former President Bill Clinton and his Secretary of State wife Hillary Clinton reportedly rented the ocean front East Hampton mansion owned by real-estate mogul Elie Hirschfeld which is on the market for a $25 million. A source told the New York Daily News that they were planning on staying there for the week of August 22 to 28 – a few days after Bill’s 65th birthday. (Courtesy of Southeby’s)

Brown University Alumnus Elie Hirschfeld Donates $1 Million

Elie Hirschfeld Elie Hirschfeld being interviewed on TV.NEW YORK, July 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Elie Hirschfeld, president of Hirschfeld Properties, a leading New York Real Estate Development Firm, announced today that he will donate an additional $125,000 to Brown University, making his total gift to his Alma Mater $1 million.

A 1971 graduate of Brown University with Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude honors in Math & Economics, Hirschfeld is a Trustee Emeritus of the University. At Brown, Elie was elected President of his Class in his senior year. He served as President of Brown Hillel in his sophomore year. After graduating, Elie was appointed to the Board of Trustees of Brown in 1992 and served as a Trustee until 2001. Continue reading

Elie Hirschfeld’s marathon ways

Elie Hirschfeld is nothing like his late dad Abe Hirschfeld, the publicity-loving real-estate man who once long ago controlled this newspaper for a few days between his hapless campaigns for public office. Elie, 60, started jogging 27 years ago. He completed 10 marathons and 75 triathlons. Last February, he was the oldest competitor in Israel’s Israman Ironman Distance Triathlon. And this weekend, he’ll run, bike and swim in the Eiffel Tower Triathlon in Paris. We’re exhausted just thinking about it.

Elie Hirschfeld Makes Charitable Gifts to Support Roosevelt Hospital’s Emergency Department

NEW YORK, May 14 /PRNewswire/ — A new commitment of $50,000 from Elie Hirschfeld, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hirschfeld Properties and a Trustee of Continuum Health Partners, will help further underwrite Roosevelt Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED) Expansion and Redesign Project.\r\nHis gifts to the initiative, to date, total over $150,000.

“As a member of the real estate community, I am well aware of the booming development in the neighborhood surrounding Roosevelt Hospital,” Elie Hirschfeld said in announcing his latest gift. “It was easy to see that the Emergency Department would need to expand to keep pace with the rising demand associated with the growth in the surrounding neighborhoods.” Continue reading

Manhattan Mogul Elie Hirschfeld Acquires Important Painting by Francoise Gilot

NEW YORK, NY (PRNEWSWIRE.COM.- Manhattan real estate tycoon and President of Hirschfeld Properties, LLC, Elie Hirschfeld publically announces the acquisition of “Gingko Trees in Central Park” (2002-2004, Oil on Canvas), an original painting by Francoise Gilot (born 1921).

“‘Gingko Trees in Central Park’ holds great meaning to me because it depicts a special New York City scene and reminds me of the large ginkgo tree in the backyard of my parents’ home,” said Elie Hirschfeld. “I am honored to have purchased this painting and own a small part of such a great history. Ms. Gilot is an inspiration to all, both as an artist and as a person. Through this acquisition, it was a pleasure getting to know Ms. Gilot and I look forward to our ongoing friendship.” Continue reading

Q & A with Hirschfeld Properties CEO Elie Hirschfeld

Elie Hirschfeld Elie Hirschfeld being interviewed on TV.Elie Hirschfeld is the president and CEO of Hirschfeld Properties, where he worked with his late father, parking garage titan Abraham Hirschfeld, for more than 20 years. A triathlete and an avid theatergoer (he’s been a voter in the Tony Awards every year since 1996), Elie Hirschfeld and his company were behind such projects as New York’s first open-air garage, the Hotel Pennsylvania and the Manhattan Mall. This week, The Real Deal talked to the developer, who is reportedly worth more than half a billion dollars (he wouldn’t comment on his wealth), about his portfolio, the Hamptons home he’s selling, the shocking scandal that rocked his family, and the Hirschfeld legacy.

What’s your birth date?

Christmas, 1949. It’s the best. I feel like the whole world is celebrating with me. Continue reading