Top sales: June’s priciest home sales

By Neal J. Leitereg $11.5 million — Brentwood Prolific Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer and his wife, author Linda Bruckheimer, sold their International-style home of more than two decades for $400,000 less than the asking price. The buyer, per property records, was a trust. The steel and concrete residence, once owned by L.A. Mayor Richard Riordan, was designed by… Keep reading

Blockbuster producer Jerry Bruckheimer pulls in $11.5 million for Brentwood home

By Neal J. Leitereg Jerry Bruckheimer can call it a wrap in Brentwood. The prolific film and television producer, whose credits include the “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “CSI” franchises, has sold his architectural home in the Westside neighborhood for $11.5 million. Set on three-quarters of an acre, the pristine International-style home was designed by… Keep reading

Singer Sia sells her Echo Park bungalow for $980,000

By Jack Flemming Singer-songwriter Sia has to be pleased with the sale of her cozy place in Echo Park. After listing the bungalow in April for $849,000, the home has sold for $980,000, records show. The artsy abode, built in 1936, sits atop a set of brick stairs and offers built-in seating and built-in bookshelves… Keep reading

Vintage SoCal: Altadena mansion built by Andrew McNally charts a course to the late 1800s

By Lauren Beale Andrew McNally, co-founder of the atlas publishing company Rand McNally, put this Altadena mansion on the map. Built in 1888, the distinctive house is in the Queen Anne-style but more horizontal and less fussy than the vertical Victorians of the time. McNally often used the house, with its three-story rotunda, to entertain… Keep reading

Architect Paul Williams’ personal residence lists in L.A.’s Mid-City

By Lauren Beale Architect Paul Williams became known as an architect to the stars during his six-decade career catering to the Hollywood elite. The first African American to become a member of the American Institute of Architects, his client list included such names as Frank Sinatra, Tyrone Power and Lucille Ball. To read the full article… Keep reading

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