•It's official, Jon Bon Jovi has signed a contract to pick up that oh-so-gorgeous penthouse in the New Museum building on Mercer Street for $26 million.
•David Letterman has picked up more than 108 acres of prime Westchester property after paying $5 million for a 20-acre estate that borders his place.
•Philanthropist and former publishing exec Gerard L. Cafesjian has sold his Time Warner Center apartment in the north tower for $17.5 million, after having listed it for as much as $20.9 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
•Recent U.S. Senate candidate K.T. McFarland's 13-room duplex at 770 Park Avenue, which was listed at $18,400,000 has gone to contract.
•A Lexington Avenue brownstone that went from a film-auteur habitat into an alleged drug den, has been sold to Corcoran Group senior vice president Thomas Wexler and his wife Julia.
•Late last month, producer David Kahne bought a duplex penthouse, paying $2,501,000 for a 1,450-square-foot condo atop the Rockefeller Apartments at 17 West 54th Street.
•Octogenarian jazz impresario George Wein, who founded the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals, has sold the five-floor townhouse that served as his offices for over three decades for $4.7 million for the house.