‘Godfather’ production designer Dean Tavoularis parts with longtime setting in Hancock Park

By Neal J. Leitereg The longtime Hancock Park home of Dean Tavoularis, the Oscar-winning production designer of “The Godfather” trilogy, and his wife, French actress Aurore Clément, has sold for $1.995 million. Owned by Tavoularis and Clément for decades, the two-story home is a stellar example of the Spanish Colonial Revival style. A courtyard with… Keep reading

Flea’s Former Home Outside Of Griffith Park Sells For $3.45 million

By Jack Flemming That was fast. A few weeks after Flea’s former home surfaced for sale in Los Feliz, the property just sold for $3.45 million — just a touch under the $3.488-million asking price. The Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist, whose real name is Michael Balzary, bought the place six years ago for $2.47… Keep reading

Kat Von D lists castle-like Hollywood Hills home for $3.4 million

Tattoo artist Kat Von D is ready to ink an offer in the Hollywood Hills. Her home of about a decade has come up for sale at $3.4 million, records show. A turret entry and Moorish details give a castle-like quality to the 1920s Spanish Revival-style home. Features include period tile, arched doorways and carved… Keep reading

Flea’s Former Pad Outside of Griffith Park Comes to Market

By Jack Flemming In Los Feliz, a 1930s traditional recently owned by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea just came to market for $3.488 million. Flea, whose real name is Michael Balzary, had a successful stay in the elegant abode about a block away from Griffith Park. Records show he bought it for $2.47 million… Keep reading

Home of the Week: From Mexico City to a West Hollywood backyard

By Neal J. Leitereg Mexico City lies some 1,550 miles southeast of Los Angeles, but you’ll find a small taste of the vibrant capital in the backyard of this 1930s home in West Hollywood. Working with designer Roberto Sosa, the owner drew from time living in Mexico City when renovating the traditional two-story. Terra cotta… Keep reading