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Western novelist’s former Altadena estate for sale $4M
Curbed LA - All : Love where you live
The Mediterranean Revival-style residence sits on a 1.19-acre lot. | Photos by Quoc Quan Le, courtesy of Wayne Saks/Rodeo Realty Beverly Hills It has a library larger than most peoples’ homes Now up for grabs in Altadena is one of the town’s most notable landmarks, the Zane Grey Estate. Sited behind iron gates on a 1.2-acre lot west of Lake Avenue, the Mediterranean Revival-style home was designed in 1907 for Chicago inventor and businessman Arthur Woodward by renowned Pasadena ...
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Richard Neutra’s Lovell House, in need of TLC, invites buyers in
The Real Deal Los Angeles
Richard Neutra’s austerely elegant, extravagantly windowed Lovell Health House in Los Angeles has long been regarded as a residential icon of International Style. Built on a Los Feliz hillside just east of the Griffith Park Observatory, the modern steel-framed residence helped propel Neutra to worldwide fame when finished in 1929. But these days, the historic home has grown a bit tattered. With the recent death of its longtime owner, Betty Topper, the Lovell House will ... The post Rich ...
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California sending 30 trailers to LA to shelter the homeless
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Some of the trailers being deployed to California cities were on display in Oakland last week. | Jane Tyska/Digital First Media/East Bay Times via Getty Images Coming February California Gov. Gavin Newsom promised earlier this month to step up efforts to address soaring rates of homelessness in Los Angeles and beyond. The first symbol of that commitment? Thirty travel trailers, scheduled to putter into LA County next month. The mobile living spaces, accompanied by medical service ...
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Hearst estate owner pleads with court to let him sell mansion
The Real Deal Los Angeles
Do recent $100 million L.A. home sales mean that Leonard Ross deserves another chance to sell the fabled William Randolph Hearst mansion in Beverly Hills? That’s what Ross is arguing in an unusual bankruptcy case, one that could see the embattled real estate investor lose the home as soon as Tuesday. Los Angeles federal bankruptcy judge Vincent Zurzulo is set to decide then whether an LLC founded by Ross (it’s called TBH 19) must put ... The post Hearst estate owner pleads with court ...
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Across LA, 13 cute starter homes for sale right now
Curbed LA - All : Love where you live
Jeffrey Fritz/Compass All these abodes are under $699,000 Los Angeles is growing increasingly unaffordable for homebuyers—especially first-time homebuyers—but unlike some other major U.S. cities (ahem, New York and San Francisco), it’s still possible to find a starter home that’s detached and comes with a front and back yards. Multifamily options abound, too, including charming units in walkable, transit-accessible neighborhoods. Here are 13 great starter homes in and arou ...
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Chinese developer Oceanwide takes $276M loss on megaproject; CEO is out
The Real Deal Los Angeles
Embattled Chinese developer Oceanwide Holdings has sold its flagship San Francisco development for $1 billion, taking a substantial loss on what was slated to be the city’s second-tallest tower. Oceanwide also announced that its CEO, Han Xiaosheng, was stepping down. Oceanwide is the same firm behind the Downtown Los Angeles megaproject Oceanwide Plaza, a $1 billion-plus condominium, hotel and retail project which has been stalled for about a year, as well as 80 South Street ... The pos ...
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