Jackie Gleason's UFO-Inspired Properties Listed at $12M – NMP Skip to main content

Jackie Gleason's UFO-Inspired Properties Listed at $12M

Phil Hall
Aug 13, 2018
Jackie Gleason UFO house

 
Two residences owned by legendary funnyman Jackie Gleason’s obsession with unidentified flying objects (UFOs) are now on the market for $12 million.
 

According to a Realtor.com report, the homes in the New York City suburb of Cortlandt Manor were custom designed by “The Honeymooners” star for $650,000 by architect Robert Cika to reflect Gleason’s fascination with UFOs. The main property, dubbed “The Mothership,” and an adjacent property called “The Spaceship” were circular in design and created to resemble a fanciful alien spacecraft. All aspects of the properties’ interiors were also custom-made to accommodate the curvature of the rooms, and the two homes were built on an 8.5-acre estate.
 

Gleason used the main property to entertain his famous friends, including President Richard Nixon and Frank Sinatra. The current owner of the properties, a retired orthodontist, acquired them in 1976 for $150,000, which is approximately $660,000 in today’s money.
 
Published
Aug 13, 2018
Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Equifax Over Glitch

Complaint stems from errors in credit scores made earlier this year.

Industry News
Aug 08, 2022
Birchwood Credit Services Promotes New Chief Operating Officer

Barrett Elliot has been with national provider of mortgage credit reporting services since 2010.

Industry News
Aug 08, 2022
Redfin 2Q Revenues Up, Profits Down

Company officials said that in the third quarter they expect total revenue between $590 million and $627 million.

Industry News
Aug 05, 2022
Mutual of Omaha Mortgage Announces Wholesale Division

Loans available through its own platform and in partnership with ReadyPrice, LenderPrice, and Loansifter.

Industry News
Aug 05, 2022
MISMO Seeks Public Comment On 3 eMortgage Resources

Updates proposed to MISMO Business Glossary, eMortgage Glossary, and eModification Reference Flyer.

Regulation and Compliance
Aug 05, 2022
Deal With Opendoor Allows Zillow Back Into iBuying Business

As it releases rough 2Q earnings report, Zillow announces partnership with former rival.

Tech
Aug 04, 2022