Filed under: Estates
--Jewelry designer David Yurman and his wife Sybil are doing the multiple apartments in one building thing, this time paying $3.125 million for a second-floor apartment in their Greenwich Street building. The new unit has two bedrooms and they already own a triplex loft with four bedrooms and a 4,000-square-foot roof terrace.
--One of Jackie Kennedy Onassis' childhood summer homes is on the market for $25 million. Lasata is on 6.4 acres on Further Lane in East Hampton. We like it so much it's our estate of the day later on today.
--Gerald Schwartz, the chairman and CEO of Toronto-based Onex Corp., has paid $18.25 million for an oceanfront home on Nantucket. Sandhill is a circa 1860s, eight-bedroom home. You can see a picture here.
--Robert Kraft, owner of the New England Patriots, has bought in at the Plaza.
--A new luxury co-tel will be going up on Fifth Avenue. A 56-story building will be going up at 400 Fifth Ave.
--The former Westchester home Dr. Herman Tarnower, the Scarsdale Diet doctor has been demolished so that a couple of $6 million spec homes can be put up there.
--Naomi Campbell is out cruising for apartments on the Upper East Side, she is looking for a place with separate maid's quarters (it's so much harder to assault them when they are in other rooms).
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--We mentioned earlier this week that Contact Music reported the price drop on Britney's New York loft but it was actually reported first here.
--Hockey player Mark Messier has sold his his 3,300-square-foot apartment for $3.047 million.
--Another celebrity price drop, Bob Guccione's mansion, shown above, once listed at $99,999,999 is selling for a far more reasonable $45 million.
--Over at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel the onetime home of Mark Swartz, the former chief financial officer at Tyco, has been sold for $16.75 million and the duplex penthouse, owned by Oracle executive Roger Bamford, was recently sold for just shy of $20 million. The NY Observer reports that the 9,455-square-foot apartment on the 23rd floor is for sale but it looks like it has already been sold.
The LA Times reports that Tim Curry's former home in the Los Feliz hills is for sale for $4.3 million. The listing for the colorful Mediterranean style home is here.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
--Rick Dees and his wife actress Julie McWhirter have put their Toluca Lake home on the market for just under $6 million. The four-bedroom home was built in the 1930s and was once owned by Bette Davis. The listing (no pics) is here.
--Rick Gomez who is on the TV show "What About Brian" sold his Silver Lake home for slightly more than its $939,000 asking price and bought a Los Feliz home for $1.5 million.
--Maurice Greene, the 2000 Olympic Games 100-meter-dash champion has put his Chatsworth home on the market for $3.1 million. The listing for the home known as the Stream house is here.
--David Permut, producer of "Face/Off" and "Dragnet," has put his condo on the market at close to $1.35 million. The listing for condo is here.