Real Estate

Brooke Astor Home Sells For 50% Off; Sotheby’s To Auction Effects

Brooke Astor’s home at 778 Park Avenue recently sold for $21 million, about half the original asking price. The buyers were Daniel and Brett Sundheim. Mr. Sundheim is a portfolio manager at the hedge fund Viking Global Investors. Reports Crain’s: The apartment, which has six terraces and five fireplaces, occupies the building’s entire 16th floor …

Crew Crib: Sotheby’s Lists Jenna Lyons’ Townhouse

Sotheby’s is representing J. Crew visionary Jenna Lyons’ Park Slope townhouse, scene of “jealousy-inducing editorials,” according to Fashionista. The property has been listed at $3.75 million. Says Sotheby’s: This spectacular 1880s North Slope Townhouse, at 20’+/- wide with 4 stories plus a finished cellar, has been impeccably renovated to perfection. Every modern amenity has been …