From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Eve Weinstein, the ex-wife of film mogul Harvey Weinstein, has lowered the price of her sixth-floor apartment at 1133 Fifth Avenue, shown above. It was first listed at $13.5 million and is now for sale for $11.9 million. The listing is here.
--A.R. "Tony" Sanchez Jr., the heir to a Texas oil and banking empire, has dropped the price of his apartment at the Metropolitan Tower at 146 West 57th Street. The five-bedroom apartment hit the market for $15 million last June and is now listed at $11 million. The listing is here.
--Samuel Nussbaum, an executive vice president at the insurance company WellPoint, has paid $2.095 million for a pied-à-terre at 70 Battery Place.
--via the NYT, entrepreneur Jerry Francesco and his wife, Lucille, paid $7.9 million for a penthouse at the Brompton on East 85th Street and are suing the building they used to call home, One Beacon Court.
--Tim Grumbacher, the former CEO of Bon-Ton department stores, and his wife Nancy have sold their co-op at 1133 Fifth Avenue. They purchased the three-bedroom apartment for $10.9 million in 2006 and first listed for $19.5 million last year, it sold for just $10.25 million.
--Architect Diane Procter has lowered the price of her NYC townhouse at 112 East 73rd Street. She bough the home with her husband Stephen Wang in 1994 for $750,000. The six-bedroom manse, which was transferred to Procter's name in 2006 and was listed for $16 million last October, but is now priced at $12.65 million. The listing is here.
--via the Real Deal, Bob Weinstein and his wife Annie Clayton have paid $15 million for a four-story, 6,580-square-foot townhouse at 39 West 70th Street.
--NBC chief Jeff Zucker's former duplex at 239 Central Park West which he sold to Marti Meyerson and her husband Jamie Hooper in 2006 for $15.7 million, is back on the market for $17.5 million. The listing is here.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
Actress Melissa McCarthy (from Gilmore Girls and Samantha Who?) has put her home in the Oaks area of Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood on the market for $2.495 million. The listing is here
--Olympic swimmer Lenny Krayzelburg's Hollywood Hills has gone to contract. It was last listed for $3.995 million.
--An estate in Los Angeles' Toluca Lake area that Bing Crosby once owned has been listed at $10 million. The listing is here.
--A three-bedroom, ranch-style house in the gated Summit neighborhood above Beverly Hills, that once was owned by Eddie and Alex Van Halen and was occupied by their mother until her death in 2005 is back on the market. The property had been sold for $1.5 million back then and has been given a remodel. At $2.789 million the listing says it's the cheapest home in the celeb-packed Summit area. The listing is here.
--Former Van Halen wife, Kelly van Halen has sold her five-bedroom home in Encino which was listed at $4.495 million when it was our estate of the day and was most recently at $3.975 million. Could the buyer be Bob Dylan?
From the Real Estalker:
--Actor Kevin Nealon and his wife Susan Yeagley have put their four-bedroom home in Manhattan Beach, California on the market for $3.25 million. The listing is here.
PR pro Lara Shriftman has put her West Hollywood home on the market for $2.85 million. The listing is here.
--Backstreet Boy Kevin Richardson has sold his Sunset Strip area house. It was listed at $3.977 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
Model turned home builder Cathleen Gallagher now has two homes on the market. She has dropped the price on three-story California Craftsman spec house from the $5.595 million it was listed at last November to $3.95 million. She also has a Provence-inspired custom five-bedroom that she designed on the market for $4.25 million.
--An Encino home built on nearly an acre of the former estate of legendary actor Clark Gable has come on the market at $4.2 million. The home is owned by William Morris legend Sam Haskell and his wife. The listing is here.
--Singer Leona Lewis has leased a home in the Hollywood Hills that was listed for nearly $9,000 a month.