Producer Buys Townhouse; Director Picks Up Condo

cityfile · 12/18/09 08:55AM

• Broadway producer Hal Prince, who put his co-op at 834 Fifth Avenue on the market for $33 million back in September, has picked up a new place nearby. The Phantom of the Opera producer and his wife, Judy, have paid $12.5 million for a seven-story townhouse at 48 East 74th Street. The five-bedroom home was first listed in January for $15.5 million. [NYO]
• Director Oliver Stone has gone into contract to buy a condo at One Morton Square. The pad had been listed most recently for $1.9 million. [NYP, PDE]
• Rory Kennedy, the filmmaker and youngest daughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy, has sold her two-story house on Shelter Island. Kennedy sold the home, which isn't far from the property that Jonathan Adler and Simon Doonan picked up last year, for $2.967 million. [Newsday]

Be Neighbors With Rupert Murdoch For $33 Million

cityfile · 09/16/09 08:10AM

• Broadway producer Hal Prince and his wife Judy have put their 13th-floor apartment at 834 Fifth Avenue on the market. The 4,750-square-foot duplex, which is up for sale for $33 million, comes with two bedrooms, two terraces, and neighbors like Rupert Murdoch and John Gutfreund. [NYO, FRG]
Richard Gere and Carey Lowell are expected to close on the sale of their Water Mill home this week. The 1.2-acre property, which they first put on the market in February, had been listed for $7.2 million when it went into contract last month. [Newsday, Stribling]