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Gehry’s Schnabel House in Brentwood Flipping For $15 Million

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In a wholly unsurprising development in the real-life game of Monopoly played by producer Michael LaFetra, the serial trophy house collector has put his Frank Gehry-designed Schnabel House up for sale on the open market. One of only 28 single-family residences designed by Gehry, the property was built in 1989 for Rockwell Schnabel, a former ambassador to Finland, and […]

Buy the House Where Scarface Was Filmed for $35MM

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For $35 million, you can be the next owner of the 10-acre estate where Charlie Chaplin married Oona O’Neill, where Thomas Mann slept, and, oh yeah, where Tony Montana fell in a hale of gunfire in Scarface. (The movie’s wedding scene was also filmed here.) Per the Wall Street Journal, the 1906 estate, called El Fureidis(“tropical paradise” in an unnamed language), was designed by Bertram Goodhue, […]

Elvis Presley’s Palm Springs Honeymoon Roost Asks $9.5M

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Before getting to “glass & peanut brittle stonework” or “art deco design & furnishings,” the listing for the Palm Springs home where Elvis and Priscilla Presley spent their honeymoon wastes no time laying out the implications of the four-bedroom’s claim to fame. After a Las Vegas wedding in May of 1967, the couple spent their honeymoon in this “historic mid-century masterpiece,” […]

Here’s Oprah’s New Formosa South Building in West Hollywood

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  [Images by Tom Bonner] Maybe it’s all that shiny glass at Formosa South, the new five-story office building near Santa Monica Boulevard and Formosa Avenue in West Hollywood that’s getting everyone from Oprah to Will Ferrell to sign leases at the place (actually it’s the access to filming studios). Oprah’s OWN Network, now based in […]

Tom Brady, Gisele Bundchen list their $50 million Los Angeles mansion for sale

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Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen are planning to build a new home in Brookline, Mass. The Brady bunch has left their mark in Los Angeles. Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen have listed their 14,000-square-foot home in the posh neighborhood of Brentwood for $50 million with the Westside Estate Agency, the Huffington Post confirms. RELATED: JENNIFER […]

Buy the Cheviot Hills House Made Famous on Modern Family

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The listing for this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom residence in Cheviot Hills carefully walks you through the eight-year-old house’s crown molding and mahogany floors, leading you to the kitchen where it notes the Viking range and marble countertops, eventually taking you out to the backyard patio through the house’s French doors. It does all of this before it tells […]

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 […]

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 […]