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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Tool Frontman Selling Hideous Beachwood House For $2.795MM

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The “unique” Mediterranean-style house owned by orotund-voiced metalhead. Maynard James Keenan (frontman of Tool and A Perfect Circle, soundtracks to your post-grunge, late-nineties angst) was sent to us a by a tipster who informs us that, while the 2001 house is staged in these listing photos, “everything nailed down” is Keenan’s, the bounty of globetrotting travels to Bali and similarly exotic […]

Rent Marilyn Monroe’s Apartment in WeHo’s Romanesque Villa

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Leaping out from Craigslist today is an ad with the headline “MARILYN MONROE LIVED IN THIS APARTMENT…NOW IT’S YOUR TURN!!!” The apartment in question would be in West Hollywood’s Romanesque Villa, a Spanish Revival complex on North Harper Avenue designed by Leland Bryant in 1928. According to many biographies, the blonde bombshell roomed in the […]

Take a Tour Through Emerson’s Sexy New Hollywood Campus

[Photos by Elizabeth Daniels] The Emerson Mafia—Emerson College‘s long-powerful force in the entertainment world—is staking its place in Hollywood (literally and figuratively) in a big way, with a shiny new state-of-the-art campus designed by starchitectThom Mayne and his firm Morphosis. The building is one of the finest pieces of architecture to go up in Los Angeles in […]

Here’s Swedish DJ Aviici’s Insane Bird Streets Mansion

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[Images via McClean Design] Despite looking too young to buy cigarettes, insanely successful 24-year-old Swedish DJ Avicii (Tim Bergling) was probably able to buy this 7,000-square-foot house with just a few months working at a reported $200,000 a night. According to The Pinnacle List, the DJ picked it up last fall; Redfin shows he paid $15.55 million. The five-bedroom, seven-bathroom house has breathtaking panoramic […]

Bruce Willis drops asking price for Beverly Hills mansion again.

Bruce Willis has once again dropped the asking price for his 10,379-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion. According to, the “Diehard” star listed the property for $22 million last May, readjusting it to $19,995,000 three months later. The mansion is now available for just $18 million. Built in the Spanish style in 1928, this walled and gated mansion […]