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HOME & GARDEN
May 12, 2010 | Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Filmmaker and commercial director Joe Pytka has sold the Lloyd Wright-designed Taggart House in Los Feliz for $2,335,000, the Multiple Listing Service shows. Built in 1922, the Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument was restored and rebuilt in a five-year whole-house renovation undertaken with the help of the architect's son, Eric Lloyd Wright. Original details include leaded and art glass windows and redwood paneling. There are living and dining rooms, a breakfast room, a library/study, three bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,255 square feet.
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BUSINESS
November 9, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Singer Nancy Sinatra has sold her home in Beverly Hills for $5.3 million. The 8,085-square-foot house, built in 1990, features an open floor plan in which a main living area, a den/media room and a lounge with a bar flow into one another. There are five bedrooms and 61/2 bathrooms. The one-third-acre site includes a swimming pool, a cabana and a two-story guesthouse. Sinatra, 71, is the daughter of entertainer Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy. Among her 1960s hit songs were "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'," "Sugar Town" and "Somethin' Stupid," which she sang with her father.
HOME & GARDEN
June 22, 2011 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
"Parks and Recreation" co-creator Michael Schur and his wife, Jennifer Philbin, have put their Hancock Park house on the market at $1,749,000. The contemporary Spanish-style has an old world ambience that belies its features, which include prewiring for media, room-by-room speakers and volume controls, automated lighting and a remote-controlled pool system. Built in 2007, the 3,604-square-foot house has five bedrooms and five bathrooms in two stories. The gated lot has a backyard pool with spa. Schur, 35, is a producer, director and comedy writer.
BUSINESS
November 7, 2010
Home of the Week update A commanding presence Location: 1700 Green Acres Drive, Beverly Hills 90210 Size: Five bedrooms and 6 1/2 bathrooms in 9,200 square feet Lot size: 0.61 acre Published on: March 28 Listed then for: $9,799,000 Listed now for: $8.8 million Price reduction: 10% Listing agents: Marie Simon and Marianne Simon, Keller Williams Realty Beverly Hills,...
HOME & GARDEN
June 14, 2010 | Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
The Santa Monica home of late film star Jean Simmons has come on the market for the first time in more than 30 years, at $3,895,000. The Southern Colonial-style house, built in 1950, opens to a swimming pool with a brick surround and a guesthouse, which could be used as a home office. In the main house, the master bedroom has beamed ceilings and a fireplace. There is a sky-lighted bathroom and a sauna. The 3,102 square feet of living space include a formal dining room, a den, an eat-in kitchen, four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms.
BUSINESS
February 7, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Actor-director-producer Vincent Gallo has listed a loft for sale in downtown L.A. at $1.295 million. The 2,610-square-foot loft in the former National Biscuit Co. building features three levels, two patio/garden spaces, an exposed brick wall, two bedrooms and three bathrooms. Building amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a swimming pool, a gym and gated parking. PHOTOS: The five tallest buildings in L.A. Gallo starred in such independent films as "The Legend of Kaspar Hauser" (2012)
HOME & GARDEN
September 30, 2010 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
Marc Holland, chief executive of Sky Radio, has listed a four-unit beachfront property in Marina del Rey at $3,999,000. The income property, built in 1968, has been redesigned as a contemporary live/work space with a total of 4,500 square feet. The units have ocean views, Viking appliances, fireplaces and bamboo floors. There is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom penthouse, plus a two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit and two studios. Holland, who was using the property for vacation rentals, launched his in-flight entertainment business in 1995.
HOME & GARDEN
November 30, 2010 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
"Don't Forget the Lyrics" host and singer Mark McGrath has sold his home in the Hollywood Hills above its asking price for $1.25 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The buyers are artist Alexandra Nechita and her boyfriend, Suh-Tahn fashion designer Dimitri Tcharfas . The renovated 1931 country English-style house has a step-down living room with vaulted ceilings and fold-away glass doors that open to a patio with city views. The breakfast room is a turret with beamed ceilings and built-in seating.
BUSINESS
September 30, 2013 | By Lauren Beale
Seymour Cohen, known for his innovations in the movie theater marquee industry, has listed his retreat in Santa Ynez at $1.349 million. The 3,182-square-foot home, built in 1930, sits behind gates on 1.69 acres. Offered fully furnished, the three-bedroom, two-bathroom house features a great room with a beamed ceiling. Also on the equestrian-zoned property, which is dotted with mature oaks, are a furnished guest house, corral and spa. Distinctive L.A. homes draw vacationers In addition to developing an instant marquee process, Cohen invented preview boxes for upcoming attractions to be displayed in theater lobbies and holds several patents.
BUSINESS
October 19, 2012 | By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times
"Glee" producer and writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa has purchased a pied-a-terre in Hancock Park for $560,000. The one-bedroom, one-bathroom condo has 773 square feet of living space and features hardwood floors as well as tall windows to take in city, golf course and mountain views. Building amenities include valet parking, security and a gym. Aguirre-Sacasa has worked on "Glee" since 2011 and wrote for "Big Love" from 2011-12. The comic book writer and playwright has written the screenplay for the remake of "Carrie," due out next year.
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