The condo, Unit #3B, is part of The Chesterfield condo development, which was built in 1920. It is part of the Upper West Side/Central Park West Historic District.
Velshi is a broadcast journalist and author. He works as a chief business correspondent at CNN. He also hosts the CNN's weekday show "CNN Newsroom." He has been with CNN since 2001.
He earned a degree in religious studies from Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario. He previously attended Toronto's Northern Secondary School.
According to BlockShopper.com, there have been 595 condo sales in Upper West Side during the past 12 months, with a median sales price of $812,500.
Address: 186 West 80th Street, Unit: 3b
Buyer(s): Kp Nyc Inc
Seller(s): Velshi and Ali
Sale date: Dec. 1, 2010