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  • From left: a screenshot of Mark Friedman and Matthew Modine from the video, and images of the interior

    It appears that a recent star performance by actor Matthew Modine helped sell his Chelsea apartment. The actor sold his 1,668-square-foot condominium at 420 West 25th Street for $2.1 million, city records filed today show, and its listing came with an added bonus: A promotional video of the unit that featured the “Full Metal Jacket” star himself. [more]

  • Matthew Modine, the interior of his home and Mark Friedman

    Despite having stage or screen presence — or posing for magazine photographs inside their homes — celebrities who list their homes generally don’t aim to attract this same level of attention, the New York Times reported. They sign confidentiality agreements or hide behind limited liability companies or lawyers; brokers, for their part, do their best to get rid of the evidence that someone famous lives there. [more]


  • Halstead’s Friedman, left, with Modine

    You won’t see Matthew Modine’s latest film in theaters; instead, it’s on Halstead’s website. The brokerage has produced a new web video (watch it after the jump) to promote Modine’s Chelsea apartment, which is on the market for $2.29 million. The listing came online yesterday, according to

    Modine, known for his roles in “Full Metal Jacket” and more recently in “The Dark Knight Rises,” narrates a portion of the video — telling viewers about the features of his apartment at Loft 25 at 420 West 25th Street. He describes the home’s 17-foot ceilings, its Nordic Ash hardwood floors and its private outdoor space. … [more]

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  • Musician Sting’s apartment at 88 Central Park West has sold for $17.75 million, a 29 percent decrease from its original 2006 listing price of $24.9 million with the late Linda Stein,
    the Observer reported. The four-bedroom, 6,000-square-foot apartment –
    recorded in city records under Sting’s real name, Gordon Sumner — was
    sold to Michael Naify. Sting originally bought the property from
    crooner Billy Joel in the 1980s. Before the apartment went into
    contract a few months ago, Halstead Property’s Mark Friedman had it
    listed for $19 million. [NYO]