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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Gramercy Park

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Writer and director Baz Luhrmann and his wife, costume designer Catherine Martin, are selling their Gramercy Park townhouse for $19,995,000, as the Wall Street Journal first reported. Located at 243 East 17th Street, the 28-foot-wide Anglo-Italianate-style six-bedroom home sits on Stuyvesant Square Park, within the area’s historic district. Inside, the Australian couple put their own creative touch on the 19th-century home, with dramatic, patterned wallpaper, bright colors, and carefully curated furniture.

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Celebrities, Greenwich Village, Recent Sales

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Just a few weeks after hitting the market, the four-bedroom Greenwich Village home of musician Jon Bon Jovi has sold for $22 million. The New Jersey native listed his corner condo unit at the Greenwich Lane building earlier this month. As CityRealty reports, the apartment fetched the asking price.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upper East Side

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Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney has just sold his Upper East Side co-op at 1045 Fifth Avenue for $8.5 million, The Real Deal reports. Sir Paul and his wife, Nancy Shevell, purchased the four-bedroom co-op in 2015 for $15.5 million. The duplex penthouse overlooking the Central Park reservoir was first listed in June for $12 million, then received another cut before going into contract in October.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Noho

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The Noho penthouse Britney Spears called home nearly 20 years ago is on the market for $6,995,000. The four-level apartment is in the Silk Building, an early 20th-century factory-turned condominium building located at 14 East 4th Street. As first reported by the New York Post, the home has a celebrity-filled history, with Cher, Russell Simmons, and Keith Richards among the A-listers who once lived at this address.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Greenwich Village

Jon Bon Jovi lists Greenwich Village condo for $22M

By Devin Gannon, Fri, February 11, 2022

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Jersey rocker Jon Bon Jovi put his Greenwich Village apartment on the market this week for $22,000,000, the Wall Street Journal first reported. The four-bedroom home sits on a high floor of The Greenwich Lane, a condominium located at 155 West 11th Street, and has panoramic views of Downtown Manhattan and direct elevator access. The musician bought the pad in 2017 for just over $18,940,000, records show.

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Celebrities, Cool Listings, Nolita

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John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are selling their two penthouses in Nolita for $18 million, the Wall Street Journal first reported. The couple purchased a $9 million unit in 2018 followed by a $7.7 million penthouse in 2020 in the six-story Brewster Carriage House at 374 Broome Street. The A-list duo told the WSJ they wanted to combine the two apartments into one but never did.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Tribeca

Justin Timberlake sells Tribeca penthouse for $29M

By Michelle Cohen, Tue, January 11, 2022

443 Greenwich; Photo by Jim.henderson on Wikimedia

According to city records, Justin Timberlake has sold his 5,400-square-foot condo at 443 Greenwich Street for $29 million in an off-market sale at the end of December, the Wall Street Journal reports. Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel purchased the unit atop the celebrity-packed building in 2017 for $20.2 million.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Soho, Starchitecture

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Mary Trump, Donald Trump’s niece and author of the memoir “Too Much and Never Enough: How My Family Created the World’s Most Dangerous Man,” recently bought a 2,250-square-foot three-bedroom unit at the Renzo Piano-designed condominium building at 565 Broome Street for $7 million, as the Wall Street Journal reports. The 2020 book, which delves into the Trump family’s background, has sold more than a million copies.

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Celebrities, Fort Greene, Recent Sales

Former Fort Greene home of Notorious B.I.G. sells for $2M

By Devin Gannon, Tue, December 21, 2021

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After just over three months on the market, the Fort Greene home that once belonged to the late rapper Notorious B.I.G. sold last week for $2,000,000, as the New York Post first reported. Located at 159 Carlton Avenue, the two-bedroom duplex sits within a former stable building and underwent a major renovation by the current owner, a well-known costume designer. The home, which is where Biggie lived when he released his iconic 1994 album “Ready to Die,” was listed for $1,700,000 in September.

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Celebrities, Park Slope, Recent Sales

Actor Penn Badgley has moved to Park Slope. Known for his roles in Gossip Girl and most recently, Netflix’s You, Badgley paid $1,825,000 for a corner three-bedroom, two-bath at 140 Eighth Avenue, a 1930s co-op located just a block from Prospect Park. As first reported by real estate gossip blog Dirt, and confirmed by property records, the actor and his wife, musician Domino Kirke, paid $100,000 over the asking price.

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