November 7, 2014
dakota

Buy Bacall’s (Haunted?) Home… For $26 Million

The world lost a piece of Hollywood history when silver screen legend Lauren Bacall passed away. Now, says Curbed New York, the actress’s estate is about to hit the market. Making the story even more interesting than the usual Tinseltown real estate fare? The home is valued at $26 million… and it’s apparently haunted to the hilt. The Dakota building […]
November 6, 2014
bateman

Bateman’s Abode Hits the Market

Arrested Development star Jason Bateman just listed his ultra-pretty midcentury Hollywood home. Bateman and his wife, Amanda, have owned the Laurel Canyon home for the last ten+ years. They bought it in 2002 for $885,000 and put it on the market for $2.25 million. Even the name of the street it’s on evokes dreaminess: Wonderland Park Avenue. The midcentury look […]
November 5, 2014
cruise

Taking a “Cruise” to Tom’s Old Home

Movie star, former Mr. Katie Holmes, and noted Scientologist Tom Cruise recently put his home in Telluride, Colorado up for sale. The property is twelve short minutes from downtown Telluride (site of a world-famous ski resort and film festival), and sits on a whopping 298 acres. Sporting four bedrooms and six bathrooms, the main home is about 10,000 square feet. […]
November 3, 2014
hudson

Hudson Hotel Proposed For 17th and Chancellor

There might soon be a gorgeous new boutique hotel in Center City. Per a proposal submitted by Councilman Kenyatta Johnson, the 300-room Hudson Hotel could rise at the corner of 17th Street and Chancellor. It would replace Little Pete’s, the iconic diner known as a local late-night hangout, as well as a run-down eyesore of a parking garage. It would […]
October 31, 2014
blobfest

Remembering “The Blob”

Happy Halloween, friends! When most people think of iconic moments in Philadelphia cinematic history, they usually imagine Rocky and the Art Museum steps. They are, however, overlooking a landmark silver screen epic set in the City of Brotherly Love: the 1958 classic The Blob. Set in the idyllic Philly suburb of Phoenixville (alias “Downington”), The Blob tells the story of […]
October 30, 2014
legend

Singer Lists “Legend”-ary Hollywood Hills Home

Crooner John Legend and his model wife, Chrissy Teigan, have listed the Hollywood Hills home. A masterpiece of ’60s mid-century modern architecture, the home exudes both class and cool in equal quantities. It has three bedrooms, one of which Legend has had outfitted as a studio. (In fact, he recorded tracks from his most recent album there!) It’s wide-open floor […]
October 29, 2014
douglas

It’s a New York Two-Step For Douglas and Zeta-Jones

Michael Douglas and wife Catherine Zeta-Jones recently pulled off a real estate switcharoo in Bedford, New York. The couple, both of whom are Oscar winners, moved three miles down the road to a home that’s almost double the size of their previous nest. Obviously they are fans of life in Westchester County! Both homes are traditional in style and feature […]
October 28, 2014
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Bruce Willis’ Real Estate Blitz

Die Hard star and sexy bald dude Bruce Willis is on a real estate roll as of late. The ink just dried on the actor’s latest purchase, a gorgeous getaway in Bedford, New York. The home is altogether enviable, with shingled siding and a vast parcel of land overlooking the Croton Reservoir. It has 5 bedrooms and 6 baths, a […]
October 27, 2014
zellweger

Renee Zellweger’s Real Estate Doubleheader!

Renee Zellweger, she of the mysterious changing face, has two homes up for sale at the moment. Zellweger, famous for roles in movies such as Chicago and the Bridget Jones series, is a homeowner several times over. Clearly, however, she’s trying to downsize. Zellweger just listed her gorgeous home in the East Hamptons, New York. The rustic-style historic farmhouse was […]
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