Just In Time for Winter! $26 M. Sale at 778 Park

While everyone was eagle-eyed on the upstairs Astor listing and downstairs Buckley maisonette, David S. Winter was busy taking a shine to the fifth-floor apartment which city records report he purchased for $26 million, with wife Elizabeth, making it the third highest price ever paid in the handsome Candela-designed co-op.

The apartment does not appear to have been listed and the seller appears only as the Park 1991 Trust. Mr. Winter is the scion of the Winter Organization, the real estate development firm where his father’s chairman.