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Frank Sinatra’s former row house woos a buyer in Hoboken, N.J.

6 hours 4 min ago

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A former Hoboken, N.J., row house where music icon Frank Sinatra lived as a teenager has sold after three months on the market for $1.68 million.

Ol’ Blue Eyes’ old home sports a brownstone exterior. Inside, roughly 1,900 square feet of living spaces are accented by hardwood...

Artist Jordan Wolfson pays over asking for midcentury home in Los Feliz

10 hours 24 min ago

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and we’re guessing Jordan Wolfson found a lot to like in this airy post-and-beam residence in Los Feliz. The thought-provoking artist bought the midcentury home for $1.72 million, or roughly $320,000 more than the asking price.

The Ray V. Otero-designed home,...

'Zoolander' producer Stuart Cornfeld lists pristine Streamline Moderne in Hollywood Hills

11 hours 54 min ago

Film producer and actor Stuart Cornfeld and his wife, performance artist Johanna Went, have listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $2.65 million.

Set above the famed Chateau Marmont, the three-story house is a stellar example of Streamline Moderne design. Built in the 1930s, the house...

'Entourage' creator Doug Ellin directs a price chop in Beverly Hills

13 hours 24 min ago

He’s taking $1 million off the top.

Doug Ellin, the creator of HBO’s “Entourage,” has relisted his Beverly Hills mansion for $8.995 million after failing to find a buyer for $9.995 million when it first listed in the fall.

Not to worry. The two-story home cost him $5.93 million in 2008, according...

Westside home of late syndication juggernaut Michael King for sale at $38 million

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 10:25

The Pacific Palisades home built for late entertainment mogul Michael King is back up for sale at $38 million. The sprawling estate originally hit the market two years ago at $42 million.

The handsome Georgian-style home, designed by New York-based firm Ferguson & Shamamian and built in 2005, sits...

Tom Petty’s stone retreat on Lake Sherwood returns at $5.495 million

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:35

A retreat near Thousand Oaks owned by late rocker Tom Petty at the time of his death is on the market for $5.495 million. It was previously offered last year at $5.895 million.

Set at the end of a steep road on a private cul-de-sac, the rustic home on Lake Sherwood has three bedrooms, three bathrooms...

Baseball pitching ace Zack Greinke lists Studio City Craftsman for $7.55 million

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:50

Major League Baseball pitcher and former Dodger Zack Greinke has put his two-structure compound in Studio City on the market for $7.55 million.

Set on a leafy foothills lot of more than an acre, the gated Craftsman estate was designed by architect Ray Keller and designer Dixon Chang to evoke the...

Whoopi Goldberg seeks a buyer for David Niven's old place in Pacific Palisades

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 08:20

Comedian-actor-talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has listed a house with a Hollywood history for sale in Pacific Palisades at $8.795 million. The residence was also once the home of actor David Niven.

Designed for grand-scale entertaining, the 1933 house retains such period features as the marble...

Lupita Tovar's Bel-Air haunt returns to the market at $9.995 million

Mon, 01/22/2018 - 06:00

The longtime home of the late Mexican American actress Lupita Tovar and her husband, talent agent and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer producer Paul Kohner, has come back on the market in Bel-Air for $9.995 million. The Spanish two-story was listed last summer at $11.9 million.

Kohner bought the house for $17,500...

'Dark Knight' producer Thomas Tull seeks $85 million for epic compound in Thousand Oaks

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 06:00

Thomas Tull — founder and former chief executive of Legendary Entertainment — and wife Alba Tull have listed their 33-plus-acre compound in Thousand Oaks for sale at $85 million.

At that price, the private and gated estate in the North Ranch area is rubbing elbows with the high-priced mansions...

Architecture Spotlight: Tudor Revival a European fantasy fit for the Dream Factory

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 05:45

Meant to evoke a quiet country lifestyle and the picturesque cottages of old England, Tudor Revival architecture — after coming to the U.S. more than a century ago — somehow also came to embody wealth and Hollywood fantasy.

The style arose in England in the late 1800s, as part of the Arts and Crafts...

Home of the Week: Beverly Crest showplace strikes a balance between modern and worldly comforts

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 05:00

Entered through a walled meditation garden, this hillside residence in Beverly Crest presents itself as a perfect marriage of European influence and modern technique.

Steel and metal panels and sculptural screens line the exterior, giving the multilevel home a shell-like appearance that is both...

Hot Property: They’re back

Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:05

In the not too distant past, the real estate market experienced an annual seasonal chill from the holidays until Super Bowl Sunday. How times have changed.

This week’s roundup finds homes pouring into the market weeks ahead of kickoff time. Some are retreads. A Fleetwood Mac member is among those...

Director-producer Noel Nosseck looks to part with his Beverly Hills villa

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:15

Veteran television director-producer Noel Nosseck is listing his estate in Beverly Hills for sale at $3.895 million.

The Spanish-style villa, built in 1934, has been restored and renovated to its original vintage while incorporating a host of modern updates. Among the interior details are artisan...

Motown legend Gladys Knight parts ways with Las Vegas estate and studio

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:05

Gladys Knight, the Grammy-winning gospel and soul singer, and her husband, William McDowell, have sold their Las Vegas home for $720,000.

The Mediterranean-style home, built in 1971, sits off a privately gated street on half an acre. The grounds include a large motor court, lawn and a swimming...

2017 was the year LeBron James doubled down in Brentwood

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:35

With its ritzy Westside homes and exclusive country clubs, Brentwood has always been a suburb dedicated to luxury. Today, new Hamptons-style mansions are replacing original developments, but its focus on upscale living remains unchanged.

In 2017, Brentwood recorded a little over 200 single-family...

Neighborhood Spotlight: Bell's advantageous location bumps its past scandal down a few pegs

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:45

In the 1800s, the king of Spain was in the habit of extravagantly rewarding the civil servants and soldiers who helped tend to his far-flung empire, providing eye-poppingly large land grants to generals and back-office non-commissioned officers alike.

So it was that Cpl. Don Antonio Maria Lugo,...

My Favorite Room: Peter Paige's loft is 'gentlemanly' with touches of the provocative

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:30

Peter Paige opted for a gentlemen’s-club look for his Hollywood loft — the kind that British upper-crust chaps frequented in the 19th century.

The writer, director and producer began with a wall of art, tucked inside a modernist Hollywood building fit with skewed windows and splashed with a jaunty...

What $900,000 buys right now in three L.A. areas

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 05:00

Here’s a look at what roughly $900,000 buys right now in the Eagle Rock, Hollywood Hills West and Park Hills Heights areas in L.A.

EAGLE ROCK: This wood-accented contemporary home sits on a knoll and boasts a backyard with canyon views.

Address: 4307 Mont Eagle Place, Los Angeles, 90041


Former SEGA President Hayao Nakayama passes the controller for Century City condo

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 09:40

Hayao Nakayama, who helmed video game developer SEGA Enterprises through the ’80s and ’90s, has unplugged from his condominium in Century City. The luxury unit sold for $5.7 million, records show.

Found within the Century building, the 42-story high-rise designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects,...