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WeWork Founder Adam Neumann Lists $27.5 Million Northern California Property

The large estate comes complete with a commercial-grade waterslide, music studio and racquetball court BY BECKIE STRUM  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 3, 2020  |  MANSION GLOBAL\   The property was once home to famed concert promoter Bill Graham. Ex-WeWork boss Adam Neumann is selling a lavish eco-friendly compound north of San Francisco for $27.5 million—complete with bee keeping, a theme park-grade waterslide and a music studio. And that’s just ...more


An Impeccable Midcentury Compound in the Berkeley Hills Wants $3.4M

The main residence and one-bedroom guesthouse abut the forests of Tilden Park. Perched above the woods of Tilden Park in Berkeley, California, a recently listed compound comprises a 1954 main residence and detached guesthouse. The property’s acre of lush gardens offers a quiet and conveniently located city retreat. Inside the main house, period details include tongue-and-groove wood, exposed beams, brick fireplaces, and expansive windows along ...more

Grape new home! Four-bedroom Mediterranean-style mansion with breathtaking views of the San Francisco skyline hits the market for $29.9million and it comes with TWO huge wine cellars

An extravagant mansion – 74 Bellevue Avenue – has gone on the market for a whopping $29,900,000  Built in 2002, the 6,340 sq-ft abode features four bedrooms and four-and-a-half bathrooms  The home was first listed last month and is being shown by listing agent Bill Smith of Compass It is located on the southernmost tip of Corinthian Island and has panoramic views of San Francisco By MATTHEW ...more

A Mansion With a Starring Role in ‘LA Confidential’ Hits the Market for $7.5 Million

The architectural treasure is where Kim Basinger’s character called home in the neo-noir crime thriller. BY HOWARD WALKER ON JULY 31, 2020 Photo: Adrian Van Anz/Aaron Kirman Group The elegant wrought-iron staircase is unmistakable. Back in 1997, a sultry, silk-clad Kim Basinger sashayed down these very steps in the film-noir classic L.A. Confidential, channeling Veronica Lake, all heaving breaths and cascading blonde locks. Basinger won an Oscar for her ...more