From the Los Angeles Times:
Los Angeles poster artist Robbie Conal and his wife, movie and television title designer Deborah Ross, have listed their Gregory Ain-designed home in Mar Vista for $1.149 million. The home is in a development of 52 so-called "Modernique Homes." The pair added bamboo floors, a new kitchen and an art studio.
Gallery: Robbie Conal in Los Angeles
--Artist Ed Ruscha has sold his Point Dume-area home in Malibu for $4 million.
--The Studio City home of the late model agent Nina Blanchard has sold for $1.1 million.
--The late Nancy M. Daly's former Malibu home, which recently sold for more than $40 million, has been leased out for $200,000 a month by the new owner.
--Singer-songwriter Graham Nash and his wife, Susan, have sold their longtime Encino home for its asking price of $1.6 million.
--A Bel-Air compound owned by the late real estate broker Jon Douglas has come on the market at $18.7 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Post:
--Julia Roberts has purchased a penthouse co-op at 45 W. 10th St. for $3.895 million.
--Technology investor Peter Thiel, a Facebook billionaire and PayPal co-founder, is renting a three-bedroom apartment at 15 Union Square West.
--Gerard Butler recently checked out a $7.995 million townhouse condo at 385 W. 12th St.
--Ad man Alan Levenstein, former vice chairman at Bozell Worldwide, and his wife, Gail, who ran the private-client division at Bill Blass for many years, have put their 2,200-square-foot, second-floor co-op at 75 Central Park West on the market for $4.25 million.The listing is here.
From the Wall Street Journal:
The Boca Raton, Florida home of former Tyco chief executive Dennis Kozlowski has had a price cut to $19.5 million. The 1.6-acre waterfront compound is composed of five adjacent lots and has more than 600 feet of waterfront. It was listed at $24.5 million when we checked it out last year. His former North Hampton, New Hampshire home will be up for auction on November 9 and is our estate of the day tomorrow.
Gallery: Dennis Kozlowksi In Boca Raton
A three-story home on San Francisco's Telegraph Hill is for sale for $12.9 million. The home's current owner is Sandra Lloyd-Smith, ex-wife of the late Texas oil tycoon Robert Mosbacher. The listing is here.
From the NY Times:
--Many of New York City's ultrarich are choosing to rent rather than buy, spending between $10,000 and $100,000 a month.
--Walter Cronkite's summer home on Martha's Vineyard has gone to contract. It had an asking price of $12.25 million.
From the NY Observer:
--George Robb, Jr., the founder of the RPM Nautical Foundation, who until last year was married to model Veronica Webb, has picked up an apartment at 15 Broad Street for $2.785 million.
--John Eck, the president of NBC TV, and his wife Malia have just bought a condo at 43 Clarkson Street in the Far West Village for $3.675 million.
--Zachary Kestenbaum runs who, with his father, runs Building Link, a digital management system for residential properties, has bought a $4 million coop at 1095 Park Avenue.
--Edwin C. Cohen, son of Nixon Treasury Secretary Edwin S. Cohen, has sold his his Central Park West coop for $9.75 million. He bought the home for $11 million in 2006.
--Leonard Stern has paid $14.25 million for a Soho penthouse at 495 West Broadway.
-- Dickson Chu, who is in charge of development and products for Citi, and wife Kristin have paid $2.7 million for a unit at Extell's Aerial West at 245 West 99th Street.
--Writer Vicky Ward and publisher Matthew Doull have sold their Bleecker Street townhouse for $6 million.
--Former CNN anchor Campbell Brown and her pundit husband Dan Senor have moved into The Hastings at 71 Murray Street buying a loft for $4.495 million.
--Judith Greenberg Seinfeld who used to work in perfume and is now a real estate maven picked up a unit at 27 West 67th Street for $4.7 million.
--Bruce and Marlo Wrobel have sold their four-story home at 150 Lincoln Place to Roopal Luhana and Birbal Kaikini for the asking price of $3.195 million.
--Roger A. Enrico, former CEO of PepsiCo. and current Dreamworks Animation chairman has purchased a three-bedroom at 37 West 12th Street at the Butterfield House for $3.14 million.