From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--CNN anchor Paula Zahn has moved out of the Fifth Avenue co-op apartment she's shared with her soon-to-be-ex husband, Richard Cohen. Zahn is renting a full-floor apartment at the Siena on East 76th Street for $40,000 a month.
--Billy Joel and his bride, Katie Lee, have already moved into Roy Scheider's old Sagaponack oceanfront estate, which he may have bought for $16.5 million.
--Gwyneth Paltrow is annoying her Hamptons neighbors because she has erected a very high cedar wall around her 2.2-acre gated compound along with a high-tech security system.
--The longtime Fifth Avenue apartment of the late Abe Hirschfeld has finally sold for $6 million.
From The Real Estalker:
--Producer and writer Michael Weithorn and his wife Lisa have listed their absolutely gorgeous eight-bedroom Malibu home for $19.25 million. Indulge yourself with the beautiful Flash tour of this big slice of fabulous here.
--Hilary Swank has purchased a six-bedroom home in Pacific Palisades for $5.8 million.
--Sharon Stone has put her Beverly Hills home back on the market for $11.5 million.
--Rob Morrow has purchased a very interesting contemporary home in Santa Monica for $4.3 million.
--Pamela Anderson is renting Chateau Ortolan in Malibu.
--A report in The Sun indicated that the Osbournes may have sold their Beverly Hills mansion to Christina Aguilera and her husband Jordan Bratman.
--Writer/producer Howard Gordon has listed his Studio City home for $1.449 million.
--Stacy Keach has listed his Calabasas home at $2.295 million, it's our estate of the day later today.
--I have no idea who Nino Santucci is but he lives in one strange and wonderful house (well, wonderful to look at anyway, I think it would be rather strange to actually live there). The wacky home on Mulholland, complete with "milk bar" is listed at $4.5 million. Check it out at the listing here.
From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--The Salvation Army has sold the San Diego-area home of late McDonald's heiress Joan Kroc for about $16 million, down from the initial 2005 asking price of $28 million.
--Jeffrey A. Marcus -- an investor, former cable executive, sports-team co-owner and, for four days, U.S. ambassador to Belgium -- has bought a Palm Beach, Fla., property for $5.85 million.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Robert Thorne, the entertainment lawyer who crafted the careers of Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen has paid $2.05 million and $1.975 million for two high-floor apartments in the new and very glassy Centria condo on West 48th Street. Each is now available to rent for just over $10,000 per month or to buy for over $2.5 million.
--A one-bedroom co-op at 825 Fifth Avenue has been sold to Harvard professor Martin Feldstein, once President Reagan's chief economics adviser for $1.925 million.
--Jamie Kimm, Annie Leibovitz's chef until last summer, has bought a co-op at London Terrace, the imperial West Chelsea apartment block where Mr. Kimm used to cook for Ms. Leibovitz in her two-unit penthouse. Mr. Kimm and his wife Alison Attenborough, a food stylist, paid $961,500 for their own spread in the building.
--The late Pulitzer Prize–winner Stanley Kunitz's apartment has been sold to Macy's vice chair Janet Grove for $2.6 million.
From Berg Properties Celebrity Big Time Listings:
--Comedienne Carol Leifer has listed a house in L.A.'s Hollywood Hills for $2.05 million. The listing is here.
-- Danny Masterson and Bijou Phillips have paid $2.995 million to purchase a Los Feliz home that once was owned by rock 'n' roll pioneer Chuck Berry.
--Josh Radnor of the show "How I Met Your Mother" has purchased a new house is in the Vine Hills area of the Hollywood Hills for above the $1,050,000 list price.
--Former HUD secretary Henry Cisneros has paid $1.56 million for a 2,678-square-foot house in Bel Air.
--Actress Emmanuelle Vaugier has paid $1.395 million for house in the Hollywood Hills.
--Jason Segel of "How I Met Your Mother" has paid $2.24 million for a house on the Sunset Strip and has sold a condo unit in Westwood for $452,000.