Richmond condo buyer gets to share Steven Spielberg’s view

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Steven Spielberg and his wife briefly called this condo home. (Photos courtesy of Kent Eanes)

RICHMOND, Va. ( – Action on Richmond’s high-end condos is heating up as temperatures turn colder.

After more than a year on the market, the downtown condo previously inhabited by a Hollywood heavyweight has a new owner. And just east down the James, a penthouse condo is testing the waters with a hefty price tag.

When listing their 2,600-square-foot condo on the 15th floor at the Vistas on the James, Bob Scudder and Dougie Bowman had a selling point few can boast: Steven Spielberg and his wife, actress Kate Capshaw, lived there for about four months while Spielberg was directing “Lincoln” in Richmond in 2011.

The property recently fetched $1.2 million in a deal that closed in late October.

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