Sunday Real Estate Round-Up
--Leonard Bernstein's apartment in the Dakota is on the market again for $25.5 million. The listing is here.
--The apartment belonging to late author Rona Jaffe has sold for $1.72 million.
--Judd Hirsch has bought a two-bedroom apartment on the East Side for $925,000.
--A townhouse once rented by Will Smith is on the market for $12.5 million. The listing for this gorgeous home is here.
--The seller of Susan Soros' Philippe Starck-designed duplex, David Mimran, is paying $65,000 a month in rent at Trump Park Avenue.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Robert F. Fairchild, a Burgundy expert, has paid $2.95 million for a high-floor apartment on West 56th Street condo.
--Recently on-trial Washington, D.C., developer Norman Jemal has closed on a six and-a-half-room apartment at Trump Palace for $3.25 million. The apartment is for his parents.
--The Silk Building, which has been home to Keith Richards and Britney Spears, is now home to a member of a Japanese fashion dynasty. Adam Taki, part of a dynasty that founded the textile and retail group Takihyo back in 1751 and more recently owned the Anne Klein label, has bought a 1,831-square-foot duplex for $2.1 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties
--Johnny Damon and his wife, Michelle, have agreed to sell their Boston-area home for more than $5 million. The Damons paid $4.75 million for the six-bedroom house in late 2004. Former Red Sox pitcher Pedro Martinez recently cut the asking price for his Brookline house for the second time and former Red Sox shortstop Nomar Garciaparra has yet to find a buyer for his two-bedroom Boston-waterfront condo.
--San Francisco Giants outfielder Moisés Alou and his wife, Austria, have put their San Francisco home on the market for $1.949 million. The home was rebuilt in 2005 and is our estate of the day later today.
--Democratic activist and businesswoman Bren Simon, wife of shopping-mall magnate and Indiana Pacers co-owner Melvin Simon, is looking to sell a mansion in Los Angeles's Bel-Air neighborhood for $17.5 million, a whopping $4.5 million more than she paid for it last year. The listing for the 18,000-square-foot home which was modeled after the Petit Trianon at Versailles, is here.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Producer Brian Grazer and his wife, novelist Gigi Levangie Grazer listed their 8,800-square-foot Pacific Palisades home of nine years at $27.5 million. It was unlisted last week. The listing still seems to be up here.
--More Manhattan Beach sports real estate. L.A. Clippers forward Yaroslav Korolev is the latest athlete who has lived in this five-bedroom, Mediterranean-style home in Manhattan Beach.
--Kenneth Brown, the decorator who is host of HGTV's "reDesign," has sold his loft in West Hollywood for slightly more than $1 million.
--Five years ago, former KTLA and KCBS anchor Terry Anzur put her Pasadena home on the market for $600,000 and went to Florida. She's now returning and has put her West Palm Beach home on the market. The listing for the four bedroom home is here.