The landmarked building's sale is a record in the Brooklyn neighborhood, according to multiple reports.
A vacant firehouse on 125th Street will become the Caribbean Cultural Center's new headquarters.
Frank Hall purchased the Will Marion Cook House on Strivers' Row but died before finishing renovations.
The fire destroyed the roof of the Kruser-Finley House, built in 1790.
No one was injured when the debris plummeted onto Amsterdam Avenue Tuesday morning, officials said.
The city said a Staten Island homeowner failed to make repairs, then blamed Sandy for damage.
Three workers were hurt at 160 Lexington Ave., a landmarked building in Murray Hill, the FDNY said.
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