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Director Jason Reitman sells Chelsea pad for $3M

Oscar-nominated filmmaker bought the unit for $2.2 million in 2011

October 07, 2015 09:36AM

Jason Reitman

From left: Jason Reitman and 434 West 20th Street

West Chelsea has lost another artist.Jason Reitman, Academy Award-nominated director of “Juno” and “Up in the Air,” sold his townhouse co-op at 434 West 20th Street, earning $3 million.

The filmmaker, son of “Ghostbusters” director Ivan Reitman, bought the unit in 2011 for $2.2 million with his then-wife Michelle Lee.

Licia and Kenneth Zegar bought the three-bedroom, 1,600-square-foot apartment just a month after it hit the market, the New York Observer reported.

Douglas Elliman’s Vickey Baron had the listing.

Chelsea, once the bustling center of New York’s art scene, has recently seen a wave of gallery owners departing for cheaper spaces. [NYO]  – Ariel Stulberg