Jerry Herman
Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold
Home where Marilyn Monroe died is sold

The Brentwood home where iconic actress Marilyn Monroe died — listed at $3,595,000 — went into escrow within two weeks and has sold for $255,000 above its asking price. Described as "sprawling and authentic," the 1929 hacienda sits behind gates on more than half an acre with a kidney-shaped swimming pool, citrus trees and an expansive lawn. Walls are thick, the ceilings are beamed, the hardware is period and the floor is terracotta tile. The one-story house has four bedrooms, three bathrooms and an office in 2,624 square feet of living space. Times reports from the time of Monroe's death in 1962 described the house as a rambling Spanish-style home that she had...