Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
--Harry Belafonte has sold his West Side apartment. The last asking price was $11.75 million.
--The Greenwich Village apartment where Brad Pitt and Gwyneth Paltrow once lived has been sold by Blythe Danner, Gwenyth's mom for $1.8 million.
--Sand Dollar Development has turned Warner LeRoy's former estate in Amagansett into starter homes for the rich. The homes of Southwood Court will sell for around $5 million each.
--Fashion photographer Mario Testino has paid $6 million for a three-bedroom, 31/2-bath condo at 40 Bond, the Ian Schrager condo project.
--The stunning residence which was our Monday estate of the day turns out to belong to "Chicago" producer Marty Richards.
--Dr. Bartha's blown-up townhouse is back on the Brown Harris Stevens web site for $8 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's The Real Estate Journal:
--Miramar, one of Newport, R.I.'s grand mansions, which was previously on the market for $25 million will now be sold at auction. Details on the auction can be found here.
--The longtime Fifth Avenue home of the late Lee Anz Lehman is about to go on the market for more than $30 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Eva Longoria has purchased a new home in the Hollywood Hills that had a listing price of nearly $3.8 million. She also has a Hollywood Hills home that she bought in 2005 for about $1.2 million.
--A Hollywood Hills house that was designed by architect Paul Williams and was owned at one time by Marlon Brando and at another by David Carradine is for around $2.8 million.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Marc Brown, the creator of the Arthur kid books and PBS show is also a serial renovator. He just bought an 1842 town house for $3,950,000. He has listed a 7,777-square-foot five-story loft building on Jay Street in TriBeCa that he and his wife paid $6.15 million for in 2004, and are now hoping to sell for $15.8 million. The listing is here.
--Jeff Tarr Jr., a former professional BMW racecar driver, and his wife, Amy, have moved into a huge $6.4 million turreted duplex condominium in a building that was built in 1887 for the New York Cancer Hospital. Other condos are still available.
--Jorge M. Pérez, a Florida real estate developer celebrated by Time magazine as the "king of condos" closed late last month on a duplex condominium on the 60th floor of the south tower in the Time Warner Center but Perez reports he has already sold the apartment to a good friend.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Alan Ball, creator of the HBO series Six Feet Under has bought a 2,215-square-foot loft in Chelsea for $2.495 million.
--Entertainment lawyer Alan Grubman has bought his daughter Lizzie -a one-bedroom apartment at the Savoy, on East 61st and Third Avenue. Grubman already lives in the building and is using the unit for additional space.