From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Last year developer Harry Macklowe spent approximately $60 million for several apartments to combine into one huge residence at the Plaza. Now he's reportedly quietly looking for someone who might want to pick up the 10,000-square-foot expanse. A similar-sized pad in the building has reportedly been floating a $100 million price tag to brokers.
--Diana Ross is re-listing her Greenwich estate, known as Quarry Farm, for the same $39.5 million price.
--Investor Chris Knight has finally sold Shorewood, the former Shelter Island estate of ex-Gov. Hugh Carey. He originally asked for $33 million after buying for $10 million but it now looks like the selling price is in the mid $12 million range.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--As the Real Estalker predicted last week, Veronica Hearst is selling off her co-op at 4 East 66th Street for around $30 million.
-- Bear Stearns senior managing director Bill Bamber and his wife closed in February on their new apartment at Third Avenue around 92nd Street, paying $1,995,000 million for a new two-unit, four-bedroom condo with views of the George Washington Bridge, the Triborough, and the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir five weeks before the firm collapsed.
--According to city records, 23-year-old Scarlett Johansson just sold her duplex loft at 66 Leonard Street for $1,898,000, even though she paid $1,950,000 back in January 2006.
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Tony Danza has sold his five-bedroom home in Sherman Oaks area for an undisclosed price after it had been on the market for $6,150,000. It was our estate of the day last November.
--Eddie and Alex Van Halen sold their late mother's home in the Summit neighborhood in the Beverly Hills, CA postal area for $1.5 million; it was listed at $2.2 million.
--Actor Kyle Bornheimer has paid $1.25 million for a three-bedroom house in Los Feliz and has sold a home in Silver Lake for its $739,000 asking price.
From the Real Estalker:
--The charming contemporary Hollywood Hills house owned by Naomi Foner and Stephen Gyllenhaal, the parents of Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal, has been reduced from a listing price of $4.2 million to $3.795 million. The listing is here.
--Sharon Stone has been trying to flip this Beverly Hills post office listing for a few years but now it's up for rent for $58,000 a month, the listing is here.
--Care to spend even more on a rental? The Beverly Hills home that has been rented by both Tom Cruise and Russell Crowe is now available for $100,000 a month. The listing is here.
--Rumor has it that P. Diddy is looking for a new house in Los Angeles.
--via the Globe and Mail, Rush lead guitarist Alex Lifeson has put his Toronto home on the market for $5.699 million Canadian. The listing is here.
-- via the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Atlanta Falcons owner, Home Depot co-founder and billionaire Arthur Blank has put his home on Tuxedo Road in Atlanta, shown above, on the market for $10.9 million. The listing is here.
----Ricky Martin has picked an island off the coast of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil for around $8 million. No word on which one but I'm hoping it's this former estate of the day.
--Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt and family are in the south of France, reportedly holed up in Villa Maryland, Paul Allen's home in St. Jean Cap Ferrat.
--The Beverly Hills post office home of music mogul Ron Fair, has hit the market for $4.795 million. The property website is here.
--Actors John Ales and Wendy Gazelle have put their two-bedroom home in the Nichols Canyon area of the Hollywood Hills on the market for $1.247 million. The listing is here.
--Cornelia Guest is putting her historic family home Templeton in Old Westbury, N.Y., on the market for $20 million. The home is listed with Daniel Gale Sotheby's realty.
--Robert De Niro is planning to open a Japanese-themed condo and hotel complex in New York, Nobu Hotel. The building will ready in two to four years.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Actress Mel Harris has listed her home in Pacific Palisades. It's our estate of the day later today.
--Tom Arnold has listed his home in Tarzana for $2.275 million (he paid $1.95 million a couple of years ago). The property website is here.