From the Wall Street Journal's Private Properties:
--Arthur Blank, co-founder of Home Depot and owner of the NFL's Atlanta Falcons, has cut the price on his Atlanta home to $6.9 million. It was listed at $8.9 million when we checked it out as an estate of the day last year.
Gallery: Arthur Blank In Atlanta
--Christopher Nassetta, president and chief executive of Hilton Worldwide, has sold his Los Angeles home for $18 million, which is about 35% less than his $27.5 million purchase price in 2007.
--The Manhattan apartment of Sheila Lukins, a best-selling author of the "Silver Palate" cookbooks who died last August, has gone into contract for an undisclosed price. The co-op in the Beresford was most recently listed at $3.15 million.
From the NY Post:
--Fashion designer Elie Tahari and his wife are looking to unload more than $70 million worth of property. Properties include a penthouse at 860 Fifth Ave. worth around $10 million, the 51st floor of 1 Central Park West, which is estimated to be worth at least $18 million, a house in Amagansett for $6.8 million, a loft on Prince Street for around $22 million and an oceanfront home in Sagaponack.
--Screenwriter Paul Schrader has closed on a $1.9 million condo at 350 W. 23rd St.
--Brown Harris Stevens' brokers Wendy Maitland and Reid Price have sold their $19.5 million listing at 26 W. 76th St.
--Billionaire and new daddy Henry Silverman has spent $900,000 on a Hamptons summer rental and also bought 381 Hedges Lane in Sagaponack for $14 million and is looking to buy in New York City for something in the $28 million range.
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From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Actor French Stewart and his wife, actress and interior designer Katherine LaNasa, have sold their Hollywood Hills-area home for $3.637 million. The home was originally listed for $4.195 million.
--Producer David Lipman has sold his Hollywood Hills home for $1.9 million, according to the Multiple Listing Service, it was first listed at $2.195 million.
--Former Los Angeles Clippers basketball player Lamond Murray has sold his Manhattan Beach house for $2.525 million.
--Deborah Pratt, who wrote and appeared in the television show "Quantum Leap" has sold her Holmby Hills-area home for $2.9 million.
-- Ashley Olsen has sold her Hancock Park home for $1.399 million, the price it was listed at just last month.
Gallery: Ashley Olsen in Hancock Park
From Berg Properties Big Time Listings:
--Screenwriter, director and actor Mike Binder has listed his five-bedroom mansion in Pacific Palisades for $7.595 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Jeana Keough of the Real Housewives of Orange County has saved her home from foreclosure.
--Mischa Barton has listed her Beverly Hills post office home for $8.395 million.