From Cityfile's Buyers and Sellers:
--Vicki Rosen-Solomon, the widow of private equity exec Adam Solomon, is selling her co-op at 956 Fifth Avenue, shown above. The three-bedroom apartment is listed for $14.575 million.
--via Curbed, Dan and Cynthia Lufkin have cut their unique townhouse at 455 Central Park West. The former chapel, which first hit the market 18 months ago for $17.5 million is now listed for $12.5 million.
Gallery: The Chapel
--via the Real Deal, Russian real estate investor Janna Bullock sold her townhouse on East 67th Street in January for $24.925 million. Now she's looking to sell her 21-foot-wide mansion at 14 East 82nd Street for $20 million.
--via Curbed, an 18th floor Museum Tower condo belonging to Dan Wise, the Arizona accountant arrested for running a Ponzi scheme back in April, is going up for auction. The one-bedroom, 1.5-bath apartment, which Wise bought for $1.45 million in 2006, is going on the auction block on Oct. 22nd with an opening bid of $750,000.
--Risa Meyer, the daughter of late socialite Kitty Meyer, has dropped the price of her condo at Trump Parc East. The three-bedroom apartment was first listed at $14.8 million and is now listed for $11.6 million.
-- Sam Siegal, an analyst at Bruce Kovner's Caxton Associates hedge fund, and his wife Randi, have paid $4.5 million for an apartment at 150 East 86th Street.
--via the NY Post, Chelsea Piers co-founder Roland Betts has put his 780-acre property near Norfolk, Conn. up for sale. Betts, who once hoped to build a golf club on the site, has listed the land and nine-bedroom home for $24 million.
--Luke and Julie Janklow have lowered the price of their West 12th Street townhouse again. It was first listed for $24.975 million in January and is now listed at $17.95 million.
--Shire Realty CEO Rena Shulsky has put her penthouse at 812 Fifth Avenue on the market for $11.75 million.
--Investor Enrique Foster Gittes keeps changing the price of his townhouse at 12 East 63rd Street. It is now listed for $23 million.
--Photographer Jade Albert has paid $2.595 million for a three-bedroom apartment at the Olcott at 27 West 72nd Street.
From the LA Times Hot Properties:
--Retired fashion designer Geary Roark has listed his Studio City home at $1,099,000. The listing for the Robert Byrd-designed storybook ranch is here.
--Film producer Jon Peters has sold a 6.5-acre residential lot in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for $12 million. This property which includes a 14-car underground garage and office was once listed for $39.5 million last year but was put back on the market in March for $19.995 million.
--A Bel-Air estate designed by Gerard Colcord is listed at $12.95 million. The home has previously been owned by Bob Newhart, soap star Deidre Hall and Univision's former CEO. The listing is here.
From the NY Post's Gimme Shelter:
--Musician/artist David Byrne has been spotted checking out a $3.2 million three-bedroom unit at One York.
--Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki, the runner-up in this year's US Open, recently checked out a three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse in Williamburg's new Edge development.
--Jean Thomas-Fox, the 1960s backup singer for legends like Ella Fitzgerald has sold her apartment at 88 Central Park West to hedge funder Paolo Pellegrini for close to $10 million. Thomas-Fox and her husband, writer Ray Errol Fox, have signed a contract to buy a two-bedroom in the Apthorp for around $2.5 million.
--Celebrity photographer Timothy White's 4,000-square-foot penthouse at 448 W. 37th St. is on the market for $4.9 million. The listing is here.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--Walter Cronkite's former apartment at the UN Plaza will soon be up for sale. Joanna Simon, the listing broker says the two-bedroom co-op will hit the market "within the month" for $2.995 million.
--Theater and movie producer Marty Richards is still trying to sell his River House apartment. We first checked out this duplex when it was listed for $29 million. It's now listed for $13.5 million.
Gallery: Marty Richards At The River House
--Brian Brille, Bank of America's former head of investment banking who was named president of the bank's Asia-Pacific region three weeks ago, has put his apartment at Trump Park Avenue on the market for $14.75 million.
--Playwright Neil Simon and his wife Elaine have picked up their fourth apartment at the Ritz Tower on Park Avenue. The couple paid $1.225 million for the two-bedroom on the building's 14th floor.
From Newsday's Real LI:
--Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke and his wife, interior designer Lorraine Kirke, have dropped the price of their home in East Hampton. It went on the market for $14.95 million in 2007 and is now listed for $8.995 million.
From the Real Estalker:
--Whoopi Goldberg has bought a Colonial-style home on 2.4 acres in West Orange, NJ. It was originally listed for $2.999 million, Goldberg closed on the house for $2.8 million. Her NYC apartment remains on the market.
Gallery: Whoopi Goldberg In New York City
--Designer Domenico Dolce of Dolce & Gabbana has spent $29 million on two penthouse units at the "Sky Garage" building in New York City.
--Amaury Nolasco and Jennifer Morrison have picked up a home in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles for $2.55 million.
--A home in the Beachwood Canyon area of Los Angeles rented by Sam Ronson is up for rent for $4,395 a month. The listing is here.
Sean Penn has picked up film producer Robert Chartoff's Cliff May designed Malibu home. The home was frst on the market in 2008 for $8.75 million. The price was later cut to $4.499 million. Penn paid a bargain rate of $3.8 million for the three bedroom home. His home in Ross, California remains on the market for $10 million.