From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Fashion guru Elie Tahari has sold his penthouse apartment to Gregory Olsen. The four-bedroom condo at Trump International has sold for $13.05 million.
-- TV reporter Penny Crone has paid $2 million for an apartment in Midtown.
-- Susan Allen has sold her six bedroom Southampton guest house for more than $20 million.
--Leonard Stern better finish up his Southampton home now, he has sold his other home in Bridgehampton.
--It turns out that Susan Soros paid exactly $25 million for her Starck-designed home at 115 Central Park West.
--Looks Len Blavatnik won't get his co-op after all. He was denied at 998 Fifth Ave. even though he was all set to pay $27.5 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren and her husband, John Coale, paid $2.57 million for a 1,582-square-foot apartment on the site of the former Studebaker Building on Broadway at 48th Street
--The Rev. Dr. Robert Stephanopoulos, a leader of the country's Greek Orthodox community and father of George Stephanopoulos has bought a $1.08 million co-op at 399 East 72nd Street.
--The neo-Georgian townhouse at 22 West 74th Street, that was the 42-year home of the Stephen Gaynor School, has been sold for $9.1 million to a hedge-fund manager and his wife.
--Albert Hoser, the founder of the Siemens Foundation, has sold his penthouse at the Park Belvedere for $3.97 million.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Alexis Stewart will be combining three units into a triplex apartment at a Richard Meier-designed building on West Street. The combined units which measure around 6,900 square feet cost about $19 million.
-- William A. Ackman, a hedge fund founder paid $26 million in late May for a three-bedroom duplex at the Beresford.
--Sanjiv S. Sidhu, a dot-com boom and bust and boom again story has paid $2.85 million for a two-bedroom, 1,600-square-foot apartment at the Grand Millennium, shown above.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Kathy Valentine of the Go-Go' s has listed her San Fernando Valley home for $2.199 million because she is moving to Austin, Texas. The home in the Longridge Estates area of Studio City has five bedrooms and a grotto pool and spa. The listing is here.
--Lauryn Hill is renting space in a loft in a 1920s for $3,000 a month.
--Bruce Davison is selling a Sherman Oaks home that he worked on for 20 years. The asking price is close to $2.3 million.
--The longtime Beverly Hills home of Hollywood personal manager Jay Bernstein is in escrow at just under $3.5 million.