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La Belle Vie( Nick Springett )
In June 2011, the mammoth Bel-Air residence La Belle Vie sold for $40 million. It was built in 1993 for philanthropist Iris Cantor by her husband, Bernard Gerald Cantor, and designed to showcase the couple's extensive art collections.
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