The 23,000-square-foot steel, concrete and glass masterpiece that was once home to comedian/actor Bob Hope has finally found a buyer.
And that’s a huge win, as the spaceship-like mansion has been struggling for quite some time to find a new owner.
Initially listed in 2013 for a whopping $50 million, the property bounced on and off the market, until settling for a $25 million ask. What we don’t know is the final sale price, which has yet to be made publicly available (we’ll be keeping an eye out for that property deed though.)
Unique Architecture, Signed by John Lautner
The modern structure is the largest home ever to be built by Hollywood’s favorite architect, John Lautner.
Known for combining cutting-edge tech with humane design and dramatic space-age flair, Lautner is the creative mind behind architectural masterpieces like the Elrod House, the Chemosphere, and the exquisite Silvertop home — all of which have made their Hollywood debut in movies like Diamonds Are Forever (007), The Simpsons, Less Than Zero.
The UFO-like home boasts architectural drama throughout, starting with the enormous natural boulder that juts into the living room, and peaking with a massive oculus cut out of the curved roof stretching above the courtyard.
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