Recent Sales

Celebrities, DUMBO, Recent Sales

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Brooklyn Nets point guard Ben Simmons is moving closer to the Barclays Center. The basketball star has entered contract for a combined two-unit apartment at Olympia Dumbo, a new 33-story residential development next to the Brooklyn Bridge. The apartment was listed for $13 million, as the New York Post reported, but the purchase price won’t be known until Simmons closes. While the Australian-born NBA star did not play in a single Nets game last season due to an injury, his new home in Dumbo is less than 15 minutes away from the team’s home court.

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Historic Homes, Recent Sales, Tribeca

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After nearly a decade on the market, a Tribeca home that has its own skybridge has sold for $24,000,000 in an off-market sale. The unusual listing included a townhouse at 9 Jay Street and a separate loft condo at 67 Hudson Street, connected by the famed footbridge suspended over Staple Street. The deal sets a new record for the highest per square foot sale for a townhouse in the neighborhood.

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Celebrities, Harlem, Recent Sales

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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka sold their Harlem home earlier this year for $6,990,000, setting a new townhouse record for the Manhattan neighborhood. The couple picked up the property at 2036 Fifth Avenue in 2013 for nearly $3,600,000 and conducted a thorough renovation of the historic home, which was constructed in 1908 as a bed and breakfast. The new neighborhood record breaks the one set in April by the home at 32 Mount Morris Park, which sold for $6,400,000.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upper West Side 

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Janet Jackson sold her Upper West Side apartment for $8,800,000 last month, slightly below the initial asking price. As the Wall Street Journal first reported, the pop star’s three-bedroom condo in the Trump International Hotel and Tower at 1 Central Park West hit the market in April for $8,995,000. Jackson has owned the home since 1998 but has not lived there since the pandemic.

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Celebrities, Chelsea, Recent Sales

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Australian actor Hugh Jackman has bought a full-floor penthouse in Chelsea for $21,125,000. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, the four-bedroom condo sits at the top of 100 Eleventh Avenue, an architectural icon designed by renowned architect Jean Nouvel. The penthouse boasts unparalleled 360-degree views of Manhattan and the Hudson River.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, West Village 

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TV host Andy Cohen has bought a palatial West Village penthouse that boasts two floors of outdoor space. As first reported by the New York Post, the home sits atop 299 West 12th Street, a 17-story pre-war condominium built by iconic developer Bing & Bing and designed by Emery Roth. The home has nearly 3,000 square feet of interior space, along with roughly 2,000 square feet of terrace space that offers unique unobstructed city and Hudson River views. While it’s not yet known what Cohen, who lives on nearby Horatio Street, paid for the three-bedroom apartment, it was last listed for $18.3 million.

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Celebrities, Gramercy Park, Manhattan, Recent Sales

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Supermodel Cara Delevingne purchased Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon’s Gramercy Park penthouse for $10,800,000 in an off-market deal, according to CityRealty and confirmed by property records. Located at 34 Gramercy Park East, the four-unit triplex combo penthouse was last listed for $15,000,000. The colorfully-decorated home has six bedrooms, five bathrooms, and office space, in addition to a number of unique features. Measuring 5,000 square feet across three floors, the residence has a custom staircase that connects all three levels, and even secret passageways, as 6sqft previously reported.

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Hotels, Midtown, Recent Sales

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A penthouse on New York City’s Billionaires’ Row has sold for $74.34 million, the highest closed sale of 2022 so far. Taking up the entirety of the 20th floor of the Aman New York, a new hotel and residential project at the iconic Crown Building on Fifth Avenue, the home measures over 6,700 square feet and features a private saltwater swimming pool, cabana, and two terraces. The apartment–dubbed the “Jala Penthouse”–was originally listed for $83.53 million.

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Brooklyn Heights, Celebrities, Recent Sales

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Amy Schumer is in contract to buy the Brooklyn Heights townhouse featured in the 1987 movie Moonstruck. As first reported by the New York Post, the actress-comedian has toured multiple homes in the historic neighborhood and put an offer on the corner property at 19 Cranberry Street, which was most recently listed for $11,000,000 after first hitting the market last summer for $12,850,000.

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Celebrities, Recent Sales, Upstate

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Mariano Rivera, a Hall of Fame pitcher not accustomed to losing, sold his Westchester home at a significant loss this month. The former New York Yankee bought the mansion for $5.7 million in 2006 and listed it for $3.995 million in 2020. As the Wall Street Journal reported, the nine-bedroom home in Rye closed last week for $3.783 million, a loss of roughly $1.9 million.

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