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Inside Marlene Dietrich’s Extraordinary Spanish Colonial Estate – 868 Birchwood Dr.

Legendary actress Marlene Dietrich lived to entertain. So of course she once lived at this entertainer’s dream home located in Holmby Hills. The four bedroom home features all the the romance and glamour of Old Hollywood and the timeless elegance and grace of an expertly designed layout. This is the kind of house that wasn’t just made for living but for living well.

868 Birchwood Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Price: $6,495,000
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 4
Fireplaces: 6
Property Size: 6,167 sq. ft.
Lot Size: .53 acres
Year Built: 1932

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The Tischler House – A Romantic and Historic Home in Westwood by Rudolph Schindler

When the city of Los Angeles declared The Tischler House a historic monument in 1991, owner and artist Adolph Tischler wrote a love letter to the architectural masterpiece for the Los Angeles Times detailing the conception of the home, the unwavering vision of its architect Rudolph Schindler, and the many trials and tribulations construction faced. As Tischler wrote, “According to Schindler, it took 20 years for a house to be finished. He was right, for our house anyway.”

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