Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
--Bad-plastic-surgery poster child Jocelyn Wildenstein becomes the latest person to opt in to the Plaza, spending nearly $10 million for around 3,000 square feet of space. She recently sold her large townhouse at 12 E. 82nd St. for over $13 million.
--Britney Spears was in New York last week and didn't stay in her own apartment, which as we have noted before, has lingered on the market for two years.
--15 Central Park West, which was formerly the Mayflower Hotel, recently sold a penthouse for more than $40 million.
--Cher has sold her Miami home for $8.8 million. The six-bedroom home has a gym, a spa, a wine cellar and an infinity pool.
--Catesby Kilmer, a socialite who has been jailed for stealing money from her boss, is selling her Southampton house. It is listed at $2.5 million and will be our estate of the day later today.
--Donald Trump believes that Las Vegas is still the place to be. He and partners Jack Wishna and Phil Ruffin plan to build Trump International Tower II, a new luxury development. Did he learn nothing from his own ex-wife's failed project in Sin City?
--Philanthropist Carroll Petrie has bought a new summer home which had a $4.75 million asking price. She sold her former home on Gin Lane for around $14 million last year.
From the NY Times' Big Deal:
--Mandy Patinkin is moving out of his rent-stabilized apartment where he stayed for 28 years. After looking at 53 apartments in nine days he and his wife settled on an Upper West Side three-bedroom co-op which was listed at $1.695 million.
--Jamie-Lynn Signer has purchased a two-bedroom apartment on Leonard Street in TriBeCa for $2.15 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
Kelsey Grammer has sold his Beverly Hills-area home for about $25 million. The house has seven bedrooms, an elevator, a gym, a lanai, a library, a media room, an office, a wine cellar and five fireplaces.
--Sam Gores, president of the talent and literary agency Paradigm has bought a Wallace Neff-designed home in Beverly Hills for $16.5 million. The grounds include a studio/guest house, a greenhouse., a formal Italian garden, a reflecting pond and a pool.
--The former La Habra Heights home of potato chip queen Laura Scudder is on the market for $3.5 million. The home has rough-hewn beams, tiles from the Caribbean and a massive fireplace (shown above). The listing is here.