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Luxury Homes: August 2009

Ex-NBA star Alonzo Mourning sells for $1.5 million. Plus—TV reporters Kimberly Dozier and Andrea McCarren make deals.

Architect David Jameson paid $1.1 million for a Bethesda home that he designed.

In Maryland: Basketball player Alonzo Mourning and his wife, Tracy, sold a five-bedroom, six-bath home in Bethesda’s Glen Echo Heights for $1.5 million. The house has a sport court, elevator, and “his” and “hers” bathrooms in the master suite. A former star at Georgetown University, Mourning retired in January after 15 seasons in the NBA.

Architect David Jameson bought a three-bedroom, three-bath contemporary home in Bethesda for $1.1 million. The award-winning house, which Jameson designed, has an interior courtyard with a fireplace. Known for its sophisticated modern designs, Jameson’s residential-architecture firm is based in Alexandria.

Developer Louis Donatelli bought a penthouse condo in Parc Somerset, a luxury building in Chevy Chase, for $3.2 million. Donatelli is founder and chairman of Donatelli Development, a real-estate-investment firm.

Journalist Andrea McCarren and her husband, National Press Club general manager Bill McCarren, sold a Colonial on Hampden Lane in Bethesda’s Edgemoor neighborhood for $1.5 million. Built in 1937, the house has four bedrooms and five baths. A former reporter for WJLA-TV, McCarren was laid off in January.

Plastic surgeon Jorge Reisin sold a two-bedroom condo on Montgomery Lane in Bethesda for $1.5 million. The condo has four terraces and a surround-sound system with two built-in plasma TVs.

In DC: Lawyer Robert Risoleo and his wife, Lucretia, also a lawyer, bought a seven-bedroom, seven-bath Colonial in Spring Valley for $4.6 million. The house, which listed for $6 million, has a pool, outdoor kitchen, and poolhouse. Robert Risoleo is a partner in the DC office of Sullivan & Cromwell, where he specializes in corporate finance.

Businessman Sudhakar Kesavan bought a five-bedroom, six-bath Colonial on Rockwood Parkway in Spring Valley for $2.3 million. The house, which listed for $2.8 million, has a pool and master suite. Kesavan is CEO of ICF International, a professional-services firm in Fairfax.

Journalist Kimberly Dozier bought a condo on 19th Street near Dupont Circle for $915,000. A correspondent for CBS News, Dozier was injured in a Baghdad car bombing in 2006.

In Virginia: Lawyer John G. McJunkin sold a five-bedroom, eight-bath Colonial on Julia Avenue in McLean’s Salona Village for $2 million. Built in 2007, the house has a three-car garage and an outdoor fireplace. McJunkin is a partner in the DC office of McKenna, Long & Aldridge, where he focuses on business bankruptcies and litigation.

This article first appeared in the August 2009 issue of Washingtonian. For more articles from that issue, click here.  

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