The Wildenstein Townhouse to Brooke Astor's Butler?
  • More news on the sale of the Wildenstein mansion at 11 East 64th Street. Although there's still no word on who the mystery buyer is—earlier rumors had suggested it was Len Blavatnik—the address listed on the deed belongs to Christopher Ely, Brooke Astor's former butler. [NYO, photos]
  • Eliot Spitzer's ailing father Bernard and mother Anne have sold their longtime apartment at 200 Central Park South for $3.5 million. [Cityfile]
  • Another condo at 15 Central Park West has been snatched up. Attorney Bruce Kaye and his wife Deborah paid $7.8 million for a two-bedroom apartment on the building's 32nd floor [Cityfile]
  • Lord of the Rings mastermind Peter Jackson is the likely buyer of a $17.35 million Tribeca penthouse duplex on Franklin Street. The massive 8,100-square-foot pad also boasts a lush wrap-around terrace with apple and pear trees. [NYO]
  • The 100-foot-wide townhouse at 603 Park has finally gone into contract after a mere 19 years on the market. Sotheby's brokers Serena Boardman and Leila Stone had the manse listed at $35 million, although it's unclear what it was sold for. [NYO]
  • UN "negotiator" Matthew Nimetz paid $3.6 million for a three-bedroom apartment on the seventh floor of 1185 Park, the building that's also home to Jamie Dimon and Andrew Wylie. [Cityfile]