Betsey Johnson's Tribeca apartment has gone into contract for $2.495 million, nearly a year after the 1,660-square-foot, two-bedroom pad was first put on the market for $3.6 million. Betsey has already settled into a new home: In May, she closed on an apartment on the Upper East Side, in the same building as her daughter and granddaughter. [NYM]
Yankees pitcher Carl Pavano has unloaded his three-bedroom, three-bath condo at 300 East 55th Street for $3.875 million.
Fashion publicist Julie Mannion paid $3.35 million for a penthouse apartment at 163 East 81st Street. She bought the two-bedroom apartment from Lucinda Watson, the author and grandaughter of Thomas Watson, the former president of IBM.
Diva extraordinaire Diana Ross has had her full-floor apartment at the Sherry-Netherland on the market for months, but she may be raising the price from for $9 million to $11 million after she finishes remodeling the place. [NYP, Sotheby's]