Category Archives: Paradise For Sale or Lease

My Two Cents Worth on an $11,250,000 Mansion

It’s so funny, for a long time now I’ve been wanting to do a short and sweet little feature on some of the many historic homes currently for sale around the Southland and I specifically did not want to get into … Continue reading

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Then and Now – 1100 Bel-Air Road

It was so exciting to learn yesterday from the ever-on-top-of-things Real Estalker that the great Mid-Century estate at 1100 Bel-Air Road has come up for sale not only because it was the longtime base of the legendary Art Linkletter, but also … Continue reading

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Then and Now – 2400 Inverness Avenue Los Feliz

I’m a big fan of Curbed L.A. for so many different reasons, but one of them is they are always on top of finding interesting houses for sale including their post yesterday on the wonderful Spanish home that just came on … Continue reading

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It’s Not Complicated – It’s Simply a Great House!

I was pretty late to the party when it came to seeing Nancy Meyers’ 2009 romantic comedy It’s Complicated and whenever I asked anyone who had seen it what they thought the reaction was always the same. “Oh my God, … Continue reading

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Hilltop of the Dolls – The Patty Duke/Sharon Tate Residence

“It was a colonial mansion off Benedict Canyon in Beverly Hills, jutting out on its own precipice at the top of the mountain with a twelve-car parking lot, a four car garage and a 360-degree view of Los Angeles. Its … Continue reading

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Wallace Neff Did Not Design This House!

He designed this one. Curbed L.A. is always on the money when it comes to L.A. real estate and yesterday they pointed out the embarrasment of riches in Wallace Neff homes currently on the market including the Judy Garland/David Rose … Continue reading

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Beautiful Magazine Art – Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Forum

By 1938, Frank Lloyd Wright had achieved a level of renown to such a degree that The Architectural Forum devoted an entire issue just to him. But being Frank Lloyd Wright, he insisted on designing the whole issue himself, an … Continue reading

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