Justin Long, the former Mac Guy and current beau of Drew Barrymore, is paying $2.43 million for a two-bedroom apartment at Blue, the Bernard Tschumi-designed building on the Lower East Side. [NY Sun]
Outgoing Met Museum director Philippe de Montebello and his wife Edith sold their two-bedroom apartment at 2 East 86th Street for $2.195 million this week. They've already made the move to a larger apartment a few blocks up. [NYO]
Morgan Stanley's new president of global wealth management, Ellyn McColgan, closed on a three-bedroom, eighth-floor apartment at 91 Central Park West for $7.25 million. She won't have much trouble settling in: In a recent interview, McColgan mentioned that she paid $25,000 out of her own pocket to hire a "moving manager" to place every last item of clothing in her drawers.
Investment analyst Thomas Wei, named one of the best stock pickers of 2006 by Forbes, has closed on an Upper West Side townhouse for $7.95 million. The four-bedroom home at 12 West 83rd Street features a small garden in the front and fireplaces throughout.
Handbag designer Charmaine Ho bought a West Village townhouse for $8.1 million. Her Hong Kong-based parents paid for the three-floor townhouse. When she's not designing handbags, Ho is a student at Parsons. But the Hos will undoubtedly be happy to hear she plans on getting a roommate and renting out the bottom two floors of the house. [NYO]