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Calvin Klein

The dual-towered San Remo on Central Park West "has a reputation for lenient admissions standards" compared to the older-money co-ops to the East, according to "The Sky's the Limit: Passion and Property in Manhattan" by Steven Gaines. But famed fashion designer Calvin Klein did not make the cut. The co-op did, however, permit his fellow fashionista Donna Karan, according to the New York Observer.

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