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Former Dodger Adrian Gonzalez buys historic home in Hancock Park

Former Dodger first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has purchased a stylish new Los Angeles residence with some historic pedigree. The Los Angeles Times reports that Gonzalez is the new owner of a Hancock Park estate built for John B. Leonis, an unscrupulous businessman who helped to establish the city of Vernon (and cemented its reputation as […]

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Longtime Home of ‘Green Acres’ Actor Eddie Albert Seeks $19.5 Million

A Los Angeles home that had been owned by “Green Acres” actor Eddie Albert for roughly 50 years is listing for $19.5 million.   In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, the home is currently owned by landscape designer Jay Griffith, who has designed gardens for celebrities including Brad Pitt, he said. Mr. Griffith said he bought […]

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Jackie Collins’ sprawling estate in Beverly Hills sells for $21 million

The longtime Beverly Hills home of late author and romance novelist Jackie Collins has sold for $21 million. Collins, who died last year at age 77, acquired the property in the late 1980s for $3 million, with her custom contemporary-style mansion completed in 1991. It originally came to market in February for $30 million and […]

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Patrick Dempsey lists his one-of-a-kind crib in Malibu – LA TIMES

Talk about big exits. Patrick Dempsey, whose “Grey’s Anatomy” character was killed off last week, is ready to part with the ocean view from his estate in Malibu for $14.5 million. The Frank Gehry-designed Tin House sits behind wooden gates on 3.2 mountainside acres with such amenities as a rock-climbing wall, a lawn suitable for […]

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Melanie Griffith, Antonio Banderas list in Hancock Park – LA TIMES

Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas have listed their Hancock Park mansion for sale at $16.1 million. They created the 1.5-acre estate, which centers on a 15,000-square-foot home designed by renowned Hoover Dam architect Gordon B. Kaufmann, by combining two properties. The Italian Revival-style house home features a two-story hall, a library, 13 bedrooms and 11 […]

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Home of the Day: Free-flowing spaces in Trousdale Estates – LA TIMES

Set behind gates on in the Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills, this reimagined Midcentury is distinguished by its flat roof, clean lines and walls of glass. Slatted wood dividers lend an open feel to designer interiors featuring pendant lighting and wide-plank oak flooring. Enhancing the indoor flow, a two-sided fireplace acts as a partition […]

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