Our daily roundup of the most notable high-end residential transactions from the past 24 hours.
The Usual Suspects legend Gabriel Byrne scooped up one of the last remaining units at exquisitely designed and detailed 211 Elizabeth Street. The debonaire, salt-and-pepper haired actor paid $3,360,225 for the two-bedroom, two-bathroom Roman and Williams-designed bespoke beauty which features Calcatta gold marble in the bathrooms, a wood-burning fireplace (rare in a new buiding) and sleek herringbone parquet floors. The Irish actor has gained recent critical acclaim for his turn as psychotherapist, Dr. Paul Weston in the HBO drama, In Treatment. The originally Los Angeles-based show now shoots in New York which may explain the Miller’s Crossing star’s NoLita purchase. The apartment was listed by Stribling’s Sean Turner and Mary-Ellen Cashman. Filed: 4.30.10
Former House of Representatives member from Connecticut’s second district, Sam Gejdenson and wife, Betsy Henley Cohn bought an apartment at 470 Park Avenue for $2.195 million from the estate of Odette Sharow. The high-floor, herringbone parquet floored apartment was listed with Sotheby’s Royce Pinkwater and was once the “front, best rooms of a full-floor apartment.” Filed: 4.30.10
Michael Rashid Kizilbash, creative director at the advertising firm Juice Pharma and his wife, senior vice president of program development at A&E television, Nancy Dubuc Kizilbash, sold their Chelsea apartment at 775 Sixth Avenue. David and Pamela Baker bought the four-bedroom, top floor corner loft for $1,762,500. The sun-drenched loft which features “enormous tilt and turn picture windows” and wide-plank floors boasts a “pin-drop” quiet master suite which includes a deep jacuzzi tub. It was listed by Halstead’s Richard Orenstein and Debra Ortega. Filed: 4.29.10
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