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7885 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Hollywood Hills

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7BR/6BA
$5,495,000

Built in 1939, the extraordinary Zappa Estate was once home to music legend Frank Zappa and his family. The property includes stunning interior, rooftop tennis court, large swimmers pool, two guest cottages, attached guest apartment, one-of-a-kind mosaic art, and a recording studio. The approximately 8,000-square-foot home is nestled on a quiet drive in the Hollywood … Continued

Shepard Fairey’s Residence in Los Feliz

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4BR/4BA
$1,835,000

New to the market, Shepard Fairey’s Mediterranean residence in Los Feliz. Built in 1929, this stunning home includes 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, and original details throughout.

Huell Howser’s Volcano House

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2BR/2BA
$650,000

The Volcano House, a saucer shaped mid-century icon perched on top of a 150-foot cinder cone, offers rare architectural elements paired with unique 360 degree views.

1484 Carla Ridge in Beverly Hills

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3BR/3BA
$6,900,000

Many new listings claim to “magazine quality” but few actually are. Here is one that definitely fits that description. The Hershberger Residence (ie, celebrity hairstylist Sally Hershberger), was originally built by William Stephenson in 1960 and fully renovated in 2004 – 2005 by Swift Lee Office Architects.

7975 Woodrow Wilson Drive in Hollywood Hills

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4BR/4BA
$2,195,000

The Linder Residence was built in 1938 by Edward B. Rust, A.I.A. Shortly after the residence was completed, it was sold to actor Anderson Lawler. According to the listing, Lawler’s friend Marlene Dietrich helped furnish the home, and later Lawler apparently rented it to Orson Welles who lived there with Rita Hayworth.

3893 Avenida Del Sol in Studio City

3893-AVENIDA-DEL-SOL
1BR/1BA
$649,900

This brand-new listing in Studio City was built by architect Ralph Bowerman, A.I.A, in 1950. It was Rock Hudson’s home from 1951 to 1955 and was featured in Architectural Digest’s “Hollywood at Home”.

Samuel-Novarro House In The Oaks

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3BR/3BA
$4,195,000

The historic Samuel-Novarro house was built in 1928 by Lloyd Wright for Ramon Novarro’s close friend and business manager, Louis Samuel but later changed hands to Novarro. The majestic 4-level, 3-bedroom home is built into the side of a hill in the exclusive Oaks neighborhood in Los Feliz. It has been meticulously restored and features sleek concrete floors, dramatic windows, countless architectural details, beautiful outdoor spaces, an enclosed pool and terrace with a jasmine covered walkway.

1196 Cabrillo Drive In Beverly Hills

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9BR/11BA
$49,000,000

What property could possibly be worth $49M? An ultra-private, modern 3 acre compound owned by Ellen Degeneres and wife Portia de Rossi!

201 S Larchmont Boulevard In Larchmont Village

This uniquely crafted home, set in the desirable neighborhood of Larchmont Village, is perfect for lovers of Old Hollywood history–or lovers of cedar. The 1,896 square foot home is constructed primarily of cedar both inside and out and was originally designed by and built for Adriana Caselotti and her husband Dr. J. Dana Costigan in 1976. Adriana is best known for her role as the voice of Snow White in the 1937 Walt Disney classic, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Walt Disney Woking Way Residence In Los Feliz

Walt Disney and his wife Lillian built this 4 bedroom, 5 bath home in 1932 and lived here until 1950. The historic Los Feliz residence is sited on a lovely double lot–over one acre in total. A gated, private driveway leads to the stunning 6,388 square foot French Normandy home.