--Sting and Trudie Styler have picked up a penthouse at 15 Central Park West for $30 million.
--Giants tight end Jeremy Shockey has bought three townhouses for just under $3 million apiece at the new Henley on Hudson complex on the shores of Weehawken, N.J. Shockey wanted all six but townhouses but was limited to three.
-- Old Trees, a Southampton estate has one on the market for $48 million. The estate includes a 20,000-square-foot, 13-bedroom Georgian mansion, barn with a gym, kitchen and three bedrooms, a cottage/pool house with three bedrooms, a clay tennis court and a pool with a blue-stone patio.
--Howard Stern and Leonard Stern are each working on the construction on their mansions on side-by-side properties in the Hamptons.
--Yet another reality TV set turns into a listing. This time it's the Gastineau Girls apartment. The Battery Park City apartment rented by Lisa and Brittny Gastineau is listed for $3.4 million. No pets are allowed in the building, which explains most of the first season of the show's subplot (I confess, I caught an episode or two). Check out the listing here.
B-movie actress Lisa Marie has sold her two-bedroom condo for $2 million.
--Hmmm... the listing for the Kips Bay decorator showhouse owned by Jean Doumanian and Jacqui Safra has been pulled.
--Fox anchor and former mayoral spouse Kimberly Guilfoyle and her new husband, Eric Villency are buying at the Trump International Hotel & Tower for $3.9 million.
From the LA Times Hot Property:
-- Denise Richards has already put her Westlake Village home at $4.3 million. She's owned the house for only around a year, buying it just after her separation from Charlie Sheen. She bought it for just under $4 million so she's not going to be making a big profit but she really must want to get out of the neighborhood. No surprise since Heather Locklear, the soon-to-be ex-wife of Richards' current beau Richie Sambora, lives down the street. I can't resist, it's our estate of the day later on.
--Greek shipping heir and tabloid fodder Paris Latsis has settled on a three-story, Beverly Hills-area house for $9.2 million.
--Film producer Jonathan King has put his Venice home on the market for close to $1.4 million. The listing is here but it looks sold they are just looking for backup now.
--The Kresge Seismological Laboratory,what was the former Richter Lab in Pasadena is listed at $4.2 million. The most recent owner planned to restore the Pasadena landmark but is now selling. The lab will remain on the property and has 18-inch poured-concrete walls and tunnels into the hillsides for measuring earthquakes. A comprehensive slide tour is here. It's in rough shape but it could be a great project for someone with money and vision.
From the NY Times Big Deal:
--Susan Weber Soros, the ex-wife of the billionaire financier George Soros has picked up a five-bedroom apartment this month at the Majestic for more than $20 million. One of the former owners of the apartment was hotelier Ian Schrager who had the place tricked out by Philippe Starck. She's not sure if she is changing the decor yet.
--A company controlled by Harvey Weinstein has bought a five-story town house in the West Village which had an asking price of $12.5 million. Weinstein plans to redecorate the seven-bedroom home which also has a screening room
--Stephen Dorff has picked up a $1.65 million, 1,100-square-foot apartment at 251 West 19th Street, in Chelsea,.
--Glenn Gissler, an interior designer, and Susan Harris, a freelance curator and writer, bought a 2,700-square-foot apartment this month at 40 Fifth Avenue that had been owned by the late Sir Edwin A. G. Manton, an art collector and benefactor of the Tate Gallery in London. They already live in the building in a smaller place which they are selling for $3.695 million. A photo is above and check out the lovely listing here.
From the NY Observer's Manhattan Transfers:
--The former home of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis was sold to hedge-fund manager Glenn Dubin for $32 million.
--Ricky Martin has listed his Time Warner Center condo for $9.95 million, according to a source with knowledge of the listing. He bought the place for $6.8 million in 2004. The condo is 3,000 square feet, including four bedrooms and floor-to-ceiling windows with Central Park and city views.