The musician John Legend and his wife, the model Chrissy Teigen, have bid farewell to their Manhattan home, and, it seems, to New York for now.
The couple, who live in Beverly Hills, Calif., with their two young children, sold a pair of penthouses at 372 Broome Street, a six-story building in NoLIta that once housed a horse-carriage manufacturer.
They had bought the apartments, on the fifth and sixth floors, in 2018 and 2020, apparently with the intention of combining them into one very large duplex, but never did. The units sold to separate entities for a total of $16.75 million, close to what Mr. Legend and Ms. Teigen had paid for them. They were marketed together for $18 million.
The sale was among the largest of the city’s closed transactions in June. The biggest — and one of the year’s priciest — was at the new Aman New York Residences, in the Crown Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street. A 6,253-square-foot penthouse taking up the entire 22nd floor, with four bedrooms and five and a half bathrooms, sold for around $56.2 million. Tal Alexander of Douglas Elliman Real Estate represented the buyer, whose identity was shielded by the limited liability company APTPE.
The 1921 Crown Building, known for its copper pyramidal roof, was recently converted into a hotel on its lower floors, with 22 condos on the 15th to 26th floors. The building was formerly the home of the Museum of Modern Art and also once owned by Ferdinand E. Marcos, the deposed president of the Philippines and his wife, Imelda.
Some of the month’s other big closings were on the Upper West Side — or more precisely, on Central Park West.
Mel Karmazin, a broadcasting executive, sold his Trump International penthouse. The music mogul Jason Flom and Wendy Flom found a buyer for their San Remo apartment. And the co-op where the bandleader and conductor Elliot Lawrence had lived until his death last year was sold by his estate.
The apartments that had belonged to Mr. Legend and Ms. Teigen, between Mott and Mulberry Streets, have three bedrooms each, along with soaring ceilings, hardwood floors, oversize windows and outdoor space.
The south penthouse on the sixth floor, which the couple owned first, closed at $9.25 million. It has 2,610 square feet, with three bathrooms and an airy great room with a gas fireplace, plus three Juliet balconies. There’s also an amazing 1,800-square-foot rooftop terrace, landscaped and irrigated, that’s roomy enough for some large musical soirees.
The new owner used the limited liability company Central Perk.
The other penthouse, on the north end, sold for $7.5 million. It extends 3,500 square feet on the fifth and sixth floors, with two full bathrooms and two powder rooms. The primary bedroom suite has a skylight and custom cabinetry. And like the other unit, it has a fabulous roof terrace, too, measuring around 1,600 square feet.
The buyer was identified as Regina Phalange LLC.
Mr. Legend, who has won 12 Grammy Awards, an Oscar, an Emmy and a Tony, used his real name John R. Stephens in the transactions.
On the Upper West, Mr. Karmazin, the former head of Sirius XM Radio and a founder of Infinity Broadcasting, now known as Audacy, got $25 million for his penthouse at 1 Central Park West, a.k.a. Trump International, near Columbus Circle. The deal appears to have been done privately, which means there isn’t much public information available about the unit, other than its size, which is around 5,700 square feet. The anonymous buyer used the limited liability company Divine Holdings I.
At 146 Central Park West, better known as the San Remo, between 74th and 75th Streets, the Floms sold their co-op for nearly $8.5 million, below the initial $10 million asking price. The apartment, encompassing about 4,200 square feet, has four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and a powder room.
Mr. Flom is the founder of Lava Records, and previously served as the chairman of Atlantic Records and the Virgin Records/Capitol Music Group. The buyer was listed as Michael D. Browne.
Nearby, at 115 Central Park West, between 71st and 72nd Streets, the estate of Mr. Lawrence received slightly above the asking price for his three-bedroom, three-bathroom co-op. The closing price was $5.2 million. William Wieting was the buyer.
Mr. Lawrence, a recipient of Tony and Emmy Awards who died at age 96, was a bandleader during the big band era of the ’40s. In later years he became known as the conductor of the Tony Awards orchestra.
In flipping news, a five-story, brick townhouse at 27 East 11th Street in Greenwich Village, reportedly owned by Chipotle’s founder, Steve Ells, sold for $35 million, only eight months after it was purchased for $29.5 million. Maybe the new owner, 27 E 11th St LLC, will stick around longer.
And in late-month closings, an apartment on the 123rd floor of Central Park Tower, at 217 West 57th Street, sold for around $48.5 million to an anonymous buyer using the limited liability company NY Invest. This is somewhat of a discount, considering the 6,700-square-foot unit, with five bedrooms and five and half bathrooms, had an initial price tag of roughly $67.8 million, according to the offering plan.
Also, a trust held in the name of the former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer’s parents, Bernard and Anne Spitzer, sold a two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom co-op at 200 Central Park South for $4.2 million. The buyer of this loftlike apartment was Four Pines Capital LLC.
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