From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--A Connecticut farmhouse-style home in Brentwood designed by Roland Coate for Academy Award-winning director William A. Wellman is listed at $10 million. Wellman won a best original story Oscar for "A Star is Born" in 1937 and directed the silent film "Wings" which won the first best picture Oscar in 1927. The listing for the home is here.
--Actor Jerry Douglas, known for his long-running role on "The Young and the Restless" and his wife, Kymberly Bankier, have sold their Encino home for $2,075,000.
--A Beverly Hills house built in 1934 for "Gone With the Wind" producer David O. Selznick is on the market for $15.9 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Post:
--Billy Joel has bought a two-bedroom $3.3 million apartment in Nolita. It is believed that he is buying it for his daughter, Alexa Ray Joel.
--Diego Della Valle, chairman and CEO of footwear company Tod's paid $1.56 million for the three-bedroom, three-bath unit at the Caribbean in Miami Beach.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Track-and-field star Carl Lewis has listed his home in Pacific Palisades for $2.6 million. Lewis, who has won a total of nine Olympic gold medals, purchased the home for $1.75 million in 2002 and remodeled the kitchen, pool and backyard. The listing is here.
--DHL Worldwide Express delivery co-founder William Armsted Robinson has cut the prices on his two Idaho properties. He's asking asking $14.5 million for his 938-acre horse ranch and $12.5 million for a nearby 600-acre fishing property.
--Art collector John Traina's landmarked San Francisco property, a converted 1893 firehouse once owned by former California Gov. Jerry Brown has sold for $3.36 million. It was listed at $4.4 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day last year.
From the Huffington Post:
A Palm Beach Florida home owned by disgraced and jailed newspaper magnate Conrad Black is on the market. It was listed in 2004 at $36 million but is now for sale for an unlisted price.