Sunday Real Estate Round-Up, 02/07/10
From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--via Curbed, actress/TV producer Polly Draper and her husband Michael Wolff, a jazz pianist and composer who served as the bandleader on the Arsenio Hall Show, have listed their apartment at 43 Fifth Avenue on the market for $25 million.
--via the NY Observer, Texas-based restaurant kingpin Bradley Blum, CEO of Romano's Macaroni Grill, has bought a a pied-à-terre at 141 Fifth Avenue for $3.7 million.
--James P. Marden, the son of pharmacy mogul Bernard Marden, has picked up a townhouse in the West Village for $4.125 million. Bernard Marden father sold his home in Wainscott for $11.2 million last year. And his former wife just recently sold her own penthouse for $11.5 million.
-- Jennifer Scully-Lerner, a Goldman Sachs executive and top Obama fundraiser, and her husband, fellow financial exec Richard, have picked up a new apartment on Fifth Avenue for$3.575 million.
--New York Times reporter Steven Greenhouse and his wife, Miriam Reinharth, have paid $1.1 million for a condo at 134 West 93rd Street.
--via the NY Observer, opera star Catherine Malfitano has sold her duplex loft at 79 Laight Street for $2.6 million.
--via Curbed, Courtney Love has been spotted checking out a West Village townhouse at 56 Bank Street that is listed at $5.998 million.
--Carol McFadden has closed on the sale of her penthouse at The Metropolitan on East 90th Street for $6.925 million.
Rolling Stone founder Jann Wenner has given up his share in the Upper West Side townhouse that he shared with his ex-wife Jane. Property records show that Jane paid Jann $4 million for his share of the five-story townhouse at 37 West 70th Street.
--Guy Metcalfe, the co-head of Morgan Stanley's real estate investment banking group, and his wife, Lisa paid $6.125 million for a four-bedroom apartment at 90 Riverside Drive.
--via the New York Daily News, photographer Annie Leibovitz is trying to sell her 220-acre compound in Rhinebeck for $11 million. David Bowie and his wife, Iman recently toured the property.
--via the NY Observer, Vicki Rosen-Solomon, the widow of private equity executive Adam Solomon, has closed on the sale of her co-op at 956 Fifth Avenue for $12.5 million to David Herro, a Chicago-based investor.
--Marc Brown, the author and illustrator who created the Arthur series of books as well as the animated PBS show, and his wife Laura have dropped the price of their Tribeca townhouse to $9.995 million. It was once listed as high as $15.85 million.
Gallery: Marc Brown in Tribeca
--Rory Tahari, the wife of fashion mogul Elie Tahari, has sold two-bedroom loft at 72 Mercer Street for $3.2 million.
--David Bizer, a former Lehman Brothers exec, has relisted his 24th-floor apartment at 15 Central Park West for $7.495 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Media mogul Jeffrey Katzenberg has paid $35 million for a house in Beverly Hills, California.
--The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Ennis house in Los Angeles has had a price cut to $10.5 million. It was originally put on the market last June for $15 million.
Gallery: The Ennis House
From the Real Estalker:
--Actress/rapper Eve has listed her Los Angeles home for $2.295 million. The listing is here.
Gallery: Eve In Los Angeles
--Celebrity photographer Timothy White has dropped the price on his light-filled loft at 448 West 37th Street. It is now listed for $4.495 million.
Gallery: Timothy White In NYC
From Move Trends:
--Actor Eddie Cibrian has listed his home in Calabasas, California. He is asking $2.349 million but he and soon-to-be ex-wife Brandi Glanville paid $2.5 million in 2008. Check out the listing pictures below, the master bedroom includes a stripper pole.
Gallery: Eddie Cibrian in Calabasas
--John Goodman's former 6 bedroom Los Angeles, CA home is listed for $1,998,000.
Jennifer Aniston is showing off her new home in the pages of Architectural Digest.
--Are Hugh Grant and Gerard Butler battling over the $15.45 million penthouse triplex at 54 Bond St. in NoHo? Both actors have checked out the space.
--Ex-New York Jets defensive back John Dockery and his wife Anne have closed on a three-bedroom unit for $4.575 million at the One Brooklyn Bridge Park building.
--Hedge fund manager Theodore Petroulas has put his five-bedroom Westchester mansion on the market for $9.5 million. He bought the home from David Weinreb, a former salesman for Bloomberg LP who pleaded guilty to wire fraud in 2004 for $1.9 million. The listing is here.
--Former New York Islanders co-owner Paul Greenwood, who was arrested on securities fraud charges last year, has put even more of his property on the market. He already listed his Westchester estate in North Salem for $10 million. And now he wants to sell his nearly 300-acre horse farm, Grand Central Farm, for $29 million.
Gallery: Grand Central Farm, North Salem, NY
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Retired tennis star Pete Sampras has paid $5.6 million for a six-bedroom home in the Brentwood area of Los Angeles.
From the Luxist Archives:
Has Brian Austin Green sold his Hollywood Hills home? The home, which was listed at $2.395 million, has dropped out of the MLS.
A home that David Boreanaz listed for sale for $3.249 million also appears to have found a buyer.
Gallery: David Boreanaz in Los Angeles
Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez and his wife, October have dropped the price on their their Manhattan Beach, California home again. It was once listed at $3.999 million but is now listed at $3,399,999.
Gallery: Tony Gonzalez In Manhattan Beach
Looks like Russell Brand has sold his home in Hampstead. It's listed as under offer.
Gallery: Russell Brand In Hampstead
Greg Norman has raised the price again on his Tranquility estate. It's now back up to $65 million. The price it was listed for in 2007.
Gallery: Greg Norman's Tranquility
Leeza Gibbons has knocked another $1 million off her Hollywood Hills home. It is now listed at $5.85 million. It was once listed as high as $8.75 million several years ago.
Gallery: Leeza Gibbons In The Hollywood Hills
Billy Joe Armstrong, the lead singer of punk-styled band Green Day, has sold his Oakland home. It was listed at $4.85 million.
Gallery: Billy Joe Armstrong in Oakland
As I predicted, Hulk Hogan has chopped the price of his Belleaire, Florida home. Once listed as high as $25 million it can now be had for $12,810,240.
Gallery: Hulk Hogan In Belleair, Florida
Hulk Hogan's Clearwater, Florida home has had a price cut from $2.3 million to $1.995 million.
Gallery: Hulk Hogan In Clearwater Beach
--Real Housewives of New York star Jill Zarin has cut the price of her New York apartment again. It is now listed at $2.795 million.
Gallery: A Real Housewife In New York City
--Emeril Lagasse has dropped the price on his New York City loft from $5.995 million to $5.25 million.
Gallery: Emeril Lagasse In New York City