Ashley Olsen, the unmarried half of the Olsen twin empire, is in contract to buy herself an apartment at 37 East 12th Street. Though the closing price was not disclosed, the apartment was last listed on StreetEasy for $7.1 million.
Oscar-nominated actor Jonah Hill, of “Moneyball” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” fame, just bought a four-bedroom pad at the Schumacher building in Noho for $9.2 million. The 3,280-square-foot unit at 36 Bleecker Street, between Mott and Mulberry streets, was previously asking $9.5 million and comes with an “extensive wall space designed to showcase large-scale works of art,” according to a Douglas Elliman listing.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, the author of “Between the World and Me” and a recipient of the MacArthur “genius” grant, is the new owner of a $2.1 million brownstone in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. The writer, known for his piercing commentary on race relations, paid full ask for the three-story, five-bedroom house at 207 Lincoln Road in Brooklyn.
For two decades, its spectacular garden served as the perfect backdrop for parties attended by the likes of Salman Rushdie, Bianca Jagger and Howard Schultz. Now, media power couple Tina Brown and Sir Harold Evans are looking to sell their Sutton Place maisonette for $9.75 million. Located at 447 East 57th Street, a 15-story Rosario Candela co-op building with just 23 units, the triplex apartment measures more than 6,000 square feet and spans the building’s first three floors. It has four bedrooms and several wood-burning fireplaces.
Shoe designer Tamara Mellon’s penthouse at the 1913 Carhart Mansion is back on the market and asking $27 million – a $7 million discount from its initial price tag. Located at 3 East 95th Street, the duplex measures 7,140 square feet with terraces spanning 5,290 square feet. It first hit the market in 2014 asking $34 million and last year got price chopped to $29.5 million.