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Couple aims to continue legacy of SHED

By Katherine Minkiewicz, Staff Writer, katherine@sonomawest.com Sep 4, 2020 New life — The old SHED property will now become an extension of the San Francisco based nonprofit, Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation, and will become a gathering place for local food, art and music. Little Saint will feature food and retail, space for music and art San Francisco-based nonprofit Saint Joseph’s Arts Foundation and local realtors ...more

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California Home With a Nod to Hollywood Regency Glamour Asks $9 Million

Spanning 7,400 square feet, the Pasadena property boasts floor-to-ceiling glass doors and a circular driveway for up to 10 cars BY LIZ LUCKING  |  ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON AUGUST 31, 2020  |  MANSION GLOBAL 1 of 11  This Pasadena property has just listed.JUWAN LI, COURTESY OF AARON KIRMAN GROUP A Mid-Century Modern home in Pasadena, California, overhauled by an architecture firm led by a former South Pasadena mayor, has come to the market. ...more

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The Restored L.A. Home of Poet Alice Lynch Is a Rad Option If Your Budget Stretches to $1.8M

The Restored L.A. Home of Poet Alice Lynch Is a Rad Option If Your Budget Stretches to $1.8M Built in 1922 by architects Henry Hewitt and John Byers, the adobe-style home cleverly integrates modern finishes within a historic footprint. A one-of-a-kind adobe home was recently listed for sale in Los Angeles, California. Nearly a century old, the home was the result of a 1920s partnership ...more

Kim Basinger’s Swanky Home in “L.A. Confidential” Gets a Modern Update

Tour the perfect combo of classic Hollywood and modern chic in this home occupied by Kim Basinger in the award-winning modern noir film L.A. Confidential. August 24, 2020 Home TypesHome Tours Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group Photo By: Shutterstock/Featureflash Photo Agency Photo By: Christopher Stinner, Juwan Li and Adrian Van Anz, courtesy of Aaron Kirman Group ...more

Robin Williams’ Bay Area estate cut in price by $1.25M

BY VERONIKA BONDARENKO August 17, 2020 The home, which Williams bought in 2008, was first put on the market in November 2019 95 St. Thomas Way Jacob Elliot | Compass A home that was once owned by iconic actor Robin Williams has been cut in price by $1.25 million. The property, a Belvedere Tiburon home overlooking the San Francisco Bay that Williams bought for $4.05 million in 2008, was originally listed for ...more

WeWork’s Former CEO Adam Neumann Lists Off-Grid Estate In Marin County

Covering everything from luxury homes to housing trends around the world. SHANGHAI, CHINA – APRIL 12: Adam Neumann, co-founder chief executive officer of WeWork, and Victor … [+]VISUAL CHINA GROUP VIA GETTY IMAGES Another property owned by WeWork’s co-founder and former CEO is on the market. This time Adam Neumann has listed his a seven bedroom, 14-bath home for $27.5 million almost two years after he purchased the ...more

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Robin Williams’ Former Home in Tiburon Is Listed Again, With Price Cut to $5.9M

By Claudine Zap | Aug 17, 2020 The home where the comedian Robin Williams lived before his death in 2014 has come back on the market with a price cut. The waterfront abode in Tiburon, CA, is now available for just under $6 million. Williams had purchased the elegant property in 2008 for $4,050,000. After his death at the age of 63, his wife, Susan Schneider Williams, inherited the home. In 2019, she ...more

Robin Williams’ Bay Area home gets big price cut

Tessa McLean Aug. 11, 2020 Updated: Aug. 11, 2020 1:04 p.m. The former Marin County home of late actor and comedian Robin Williams just received a big price cut to an asking price of $5.995 million, down from $7.25 million when it was first listed in November of 2019. Check out our Compass California Blog for more content! Home Trends | Our Agents | Market Snapshot ...more

Multiple Offers And Bidding Wars Return To California’s Luxury Market

Ellen Paris Contributor Real Estate Multiple offers and bidding wars return to California’s luxury market. Despite a severe economic downturn in many sectors, California’s luxury real estate market is on a high. Listen to Valery Neuman, founding partner of Compass Greater Palm Springs. “In 29 years selling full-time in the desert, I have never been so busy. Buyers are very serious right now. Even though we can’t hold ...more

Photos: Robin Williams’ Tiburon mansion gets a $1.2M price cut

By PUENG VONGS | pvongs@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: August 11, 2020 at 3:06 p.m. | UPDATED: August 12, 2020 at 4:59 a.m. Mediterranean-style home boasts views of San Francisco Bay from practically every room The former home of late entertainer Robin Williams is for sale (Jacob Elliot). The former home of late entertainer Robin Williams, originally listed at $7.25 million, is now for sale for $5.955 million. The 6,517-square-foot ...more