Home of the Week | Beverly Hills masterpiece exudes glamour of Old Hollywood
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Home of the Week | Beverly Hills masterpiece exudes glamour of Old Hollywood

Listed for $26.5 million, the renovated and restored showplace in Beverly Hills was designed by Harold Levitt for movie theater operator Charles P. Skouras Jr. The architect also designed a number of movie theaters for Skouras.

 

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The one-story home, built in 1956, combines modern elements such as high ceilings, generous glass walls and touches of vibrant marble.

 

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A sky-lit foyer gives way to a sunken and glass-walled living room and bar.

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The music room

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The commercial kitchen and butler’s pantry

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The formal dining room

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The library

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A lanai sits directly off the common rooms and features an outdoor fireplace and swinging bench that is suspended from the ceiling.

 

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Layers of landscaping create walls of privacy around a sunken swimming pool, which is fed by waterfall.

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The swimming pool

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