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From the NY Observer:
--Upper East Side restaurant icon Elaine Kaufman's penthouse has hit the market for $2.995 million. The listing for the two-bedroom co-op, shown above, is with her friend Kathy Sloane of Brown Harris Stevens.
From the NY Post:
--Alex Rodriguez is still real estate shopping. He was recently spotted checking out a $37,000-per-month townhouse rental at 9 E. 62nd St. The three-bedroom, 3,846-square-foot limestone mansion has 18-foot ceilings, an elevator, a solarium and a cedar-lined cigar room. The listing with Frances Katzen of Prudential Douglas Elliman is here.
--Belgian entrepreneur Rob Heyvaert is the buyer of the 54 Bond St., penthouse that was last listed for $14.45 million, down from its $16.5 million price in 2009. --Designer Steven Stolman is back in New York as design director of Jack Rogers, the iconic shoe company that was a favorite of Jackie Kennedy. He is renting a 800-square-foot studio at 215 E. 68th St.
--Author/journalist Carl Bernstein was spotted checking out two penthouse rentals at 55 Thompson in SoHo. --Courtney Love is back on the prowl for a townhouse rental and was seen at 24 Thompson St., the apartment owned by Miami Heat center Zydrunas Ilgauskas and his wife, Jennifer. The $37,050-per-month townhouse is listed by Spire Group.
--Mystery writer Harlan Coben is in contract to buy a 1,600-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bathroom co-op, listed for $2.69 million, at the Dakota building.
From the Real Deal:
--The price on writer Truman Capote's Brooklyn Heights has been dropped from $18 million to $15.9 million.
--A man once nicknamed the "Psychic Hotline King" has put his Time Warner penthouse back on the market. The 25 Columbus Circle penthouse belonging to Steven Feder, onetime head of the now-defunct pay-per-call service Psychic Readers Network (made famous by Jamaican-accented fortune teller "Miss Cleo"), hit the market for $38.5 million. The listing is here.
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