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Ansel Elgort and dancer girlfriend buy in Greenwich Village

Fresh off the Met Gala, actor and musician Ansel Elgort, 28, and his longtime girlfriend, dancer Violetta Komyshan, have purchased a Greenwich Village loft on East tenth Street for $760,000, in keeping with property data.

That’s barely above the house’s $750,000 asking worth.

Elgort, the “West Side Story” and “Baby Driver” star, has already been a home-owner for a while. His first purchase was an 1890 brownstone in Bedford-Stuyvesant, in keeping with a 2017 interview with Billboard. 

But information of this new buy comes a week after “Shameless” actress Emma Kenney took to Twitter to blast Elgort’s look on the Met Gala, two years after he was accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl.

Elgort has denied the accusations.

The couple’s new dwelling had been on the market a mere 26 days, in keeping with StreetSimple. But the vendor, listed in the switch tax as actor Jacob Wallach, offered at a loss; he purchased the 500-square-foot unfold for $782,500 in 2018.

The unit — a studio with a lofted mattress — got here gut-renovated. It will get numerous pure mild, and has hardwood flooring, uncovered brick partitions and 12-foot ceilings.

Also renovated is the kitchen and the lavatory whose upgrades embrace a deep soaking tub. 

Building facilities embrace a motorbike room, a laundry room and a typical roof deck.

This co-op might be a pied-à-terre, as Elgort nonetheless owns his Brooklyn brownstone, which he purchased for $1.89 million in 2015. 

At the time, Elgort mentioned he wished to buy one thing that wasn’t “someplace douchey.”

He additionally mentioned that his mother and father — style photographer Arthur Elgort and opera director Grethe Barrett Holby — instructed him: “The second you can afford to buy a place, buy a place. My whole life, I lived in an apartment where I couldn’t bounce a ball without getting into trouble. Now I can bounce a ball!”

Elgort and Komyshan have been on and off collectively since their days at LaGuardia High School. 

The studio’s itemizing dealer was Mark Griffith of Compass. 

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