Conan Looks for Payout on CPW; Madoff Buyer Revealed

cityfile · 02/08/10 09:47AM

Conan O'Brien's tenure as Tonight Show host has ended, but it looks like he and wife Liza may be planning to stay in LA, since they're reportedly looking to unload their penthouse duplex at the Majestic on Central Park West. The 17th and 18th-floor spread, which features three terraces and Central Park Views, is being "quietly" shopped around for $35 million. [NYP]
• The buyer of Bernie and Ruth Madoff's penthouse has been revealed. It's Al Kahn, the CEO of 4Kids Entertainment and the man behind Pokemon and the Cabbage Patch Kids, who is said to be buying the place at at 133 East 64th Street for "just under" the asking price of $8.9 million. [NYP, previously]
Jimmie Johnson has unloaded one apartment and picked up another. The Nascar driver has sold his 3,200-square-foot loft at 32 West 18th Street, which he put on the market last year, for $4 million. Meanwhile, he and his wife paid $8.33 million for a condo in the Superior Ink building on W. 12th St. [NYT]

Nascar Driver Lists, Divorce Attorney Buys

cityfile · 07/31/09 07:27AM

• Nascar driver Jimmie Johnson has put his 3,200-square-foot loft at 32 West 18th Street on the market for $4.395 million. Johnson and his wife Chandra picked up the three-bedroom pied-à-terre for $3.98 million in 2007. [WSJ, Halstead]
• Robert Cohen, the divorce attorney who counts Michael Bloomberg, Ivana Trump, Henry Kravis and Uma Thurman as clients, has picked up a new place. (He sold his apartment at 920 Fifth Avenue for $8.3 million last year.) Cohen and his wife, Stephanie Stiefel, paid $4.4 million for a two-bedroom apartment at One Beekman Place. [NYO]
• Philanthropists Amnon and Caren Heller Barness have cut the price of their penthouse at Trump Park Avenue for a second time since it was listed last year for $15 million. The four-bedroom is now $12.5 million. [Cityfile, PDE]