In Deed! Time Warner Counsel; National Cancer Institute Director; Nassos Daphinis' Heirs

The latest notable deals in Manhattan real estate: 

Executive VP and general counsel of Time Warner Inc., Paul Cappuccio, just bought an eight-room spread on the Upper West Side for $3.5 million. The pad has five large bedrooms and an oversized, 1,400-square-foot living room/kitchen area with 10-foot ceilings. The residence is located in a pre-war co-op at 375 West End. The home was originally listed in March for $3.495 million.

1 Gracie Square.

Harold E. Varmus, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist and current director of the National Cancer Institute, and wife Casey Constance have sold their apartment at 1 Gracie Square for $2.2 million. Mr. Varmus was appointed to his post at the National Cancer Institute by President Obama last year. Mr. Varmus and Ms. Constance bought another home just over a year ago (on the heels of his appointment) on West 89th Street for $1.3 million. A couple from Florida, David and Jeanette Rubenstein, have bought the Yorkville property.

The family of famed Greek-American painter Nassos Daphinis has sold his Soho apartment for $4 million. The artist, known for both his eye-popping geometric paintings and his carefully cultivated collection of hybrid peonies, died last year at the age of 96. The apartment at 362 West Broadway was purchased by an unknown buyer operating through a LLC.