In the Flatiron area, Joe Jonas and his girlfriend, former model-turned-graphic artist Blanda Eggenschwiler, toured a penthouse duplex near Madison Square Park, at 21 E. 22nd St. The listing broker was Michael Rubin of CORE.
The two-bedroom, two-bathroom rental is asking $8,500 a month. It features high ceilings and a private outdoor terrace. There’s also a communal roof deck.
The area is hot — with purchasers including Chelsea Clinton and race-car-driving heartthrob Jeff Gordon, both at the nearby Whitman on East 26th Street — but that didn’t stop a thief from snatching a purse from a breast-feeding mom in the park recently. Fortunately, the thief was tackled by Douglas Elliman broker Todd Crittenden, who used to be a professional soccer player, bringing him down until the cops came.