From the NY Observer:
--Martha Stewart's former apartment at 173 Perry Street recently had a $2 million price cut to $13.9 million. The listing is here.
--Voice over artist and CBS announcer Wendell Craig and his wife Nancy Good have just bought a two-bedroom co-op in Morningside Heights for $1.695 million.
--Tina Fey, has sold her 500 West End Avenue apartment for $2.15 million to lawyer Jack E. Pace III and wife, Colleen Ann Tully. Fey and her husband Jeff Richmond, purchased the two-bedroom in 2004 for $1.9 million. In 2009 they purchased a $3.4 million four-bedroom apartment in the same Upper West Side neighborhood. She also recently sold a studio apartment which she used as office space for $550,000.
--Socialite and Bernie Madoff victim Dorris Carr Bonfigli has sold her Fifth Avenue penthouse. She listed it just before Christmas 2008 for $11.3 million. The home at 930 Fifth Avenue recently sold for $7.5 million. The buyers are Dutch artists Wouter and Ann Kourijn.
--The late author Louis Auchincloss' Park Avenue apartment has sold to a financier for $3.905 million.
--The new plans to revise the penthouse at Robert De Niro's Greenwich Hotel in Tribeca have gotten the Landmarks Preservation Commission's seal of approval.
--Hockey player Henrik Lundqvist has sold his 20th-floor duplex in The Bromley at 225 West 83rd Street for $1.68 million. He bought the property in 2006 for $1.75 million.
--David S. Winter and his wife Elizabeth paid $26 million for a fifth-floor co-op at 778 Park Avenue.
--The Tribeca home of convicted Ponzi schemer Hassan Nemazee has sold for $3.15 million.
--German singer Ute Lemper and her husband Todd Turkisher, have bought the penthouse at 125 West 76th Street for $1.64 million.
--Jennifer and Peter Bernstein have bought the second floor of a two-floor duplex that was previously listed for nearly $15 million for $2.2 million.
--Gossip Girl producer Joshua Safran has sold his apartment at 77 White Street for $1.76 million.
--Martin Broughton, the CEO of British Airways, purchased a $2.9 million apartment in the Schwab House on Riverside Drive from John and Tania Secor.
--Harper's publisher John R. "Rick" MacArthur recently dropped $5.05 million on a three-bedroom apartment in The Kenilworth at 151 Central Park West was originally put on the market for $5.495 million.
-Jimmy Fallon and his wife, producer Nancy Juvonen, listed two seventh-floor apartments at the oldest New York City co-op building, 34 Gramercy Park East, for $3.75 million but the listing soon came off the market and public records show no sale of the yet-to-be-combined units. Now the couple purchased a $1.35 million eighth-floor apartment in the same building.
From the NY Post:
--The apartment where actor Heath Ledger lived in New York City is unofficially back on the market for $5 million. The 4,400-square-foot unit at 421 Broome St.has been gut-renovated but still needs a lot of work.
--"Saturday Night Live" star Bill Hader recently checked out an $8,400-per-month, two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit at the Philip Johnson-designed Urban Glass House at 330 Spring St.
--Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi is in contract to buy a two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in the prewar Emery Roth-designed building (where Cameron Diaz has a place). The apartment's most recent asking price was $2.25 million and Mizrahi bought a one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit on the same floor earlier this year for $1.1 million. The seller of both apartments is Jack Kliger, CEO of TV Guide and former CEO of Hachette Filipacchi Media.
--Courtney Love was hopping to buy Milla Jovovich's $7.5 million townhouse at 100 Greenwich Ave. but a mystery last-minute higher bidder claimed the price.
--Justin Timberlake paid around $6.4 million for his new three-bedroom apartment at the Soho Mews. His apartment at the Pearline Soap Factory
is still on the market for $5.25 million.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
The Portabello estate
in Corona Del Mar, California was listed for $75 million in 2006 but has sold for $34.1 million, according to records. The WSJ says that the buyer also gave the seller a property valued at around $7 million.
Allman Brothers Band drummer Butch Trucks has been trying to sell his home in Palm Beach, Florida for a while now. it was once listed at $4.8 million but Trucks and his wife are now asking $3 million for the six-bedroom home which is less than a five-minute walk from the beach. The listing is here.
From the NY Times:
Georgina Bloomberg, the younger daughter of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg bought a co-op at 101 Central Park West for "very close" to the $4.15 million asking price.