Our love for hollywood vintage homes and midcentury furniture design got us to delve into our archive and search for our favourite Hollywood A-List. and how they have always set the trend for either fashion or home décor.
Taking inspiration of how our icons lived, their ultra-luxurious homes. Well they are back again to the top. Los Angeles Homes made a selection of 10 incredible Vintage Hollywood Mansions to show you how stars like Sophia Loren, James Dean, Elvis Presley and many more lived in the confort of their homes.
Sophia Loren’s Villa Sara
Sophia Loren poses for photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt, in 1964, in the master bedroom of Villa Sara, her 16th-century house near Rome.
Elvis Presley’s Graceland
Elvis Presley enjoying his guitar in his 15-foot-long sofa at his iconic Graceland Mansion.
John Wayne’s San Fernando Valley Home
The ranch-style house sat on five and a half acres and the interiors were filled with asian art and furniture, picked by John Wayne during his worldwide travels.
Jayne Mansfield’s Pink Palace
The Mediterranean Revival mansion in Los Angeles where Jane Mansfield lived with her second husband, Mr. Universe 1955 Mickey Hargitay, was a paradise of rose-color excess, thanks to set designer Glenn Holse.
Ava Gardner’s La Moraleja Home
In the mid 1950s, actress Ava Gardner decorated her newly built brick house at La Moraleja, a suburb of Madrid, with antiques she purchased at local shops.
James Dean’s Studio Apartment in New York
On the top floor of a five-story, 19th-century redbrick townhouse, Dean’s New York City home was furnished with bohemian casualness.The actor lived in the rented space, off and on, from 1953 until his death in a car crash two years later.
Fred Astaire’s Beverly Hill’s Residence
Fred Astaire built his Beverly Hills residence in 1959, five years after the death of his first wife, socialite Phyllis Potter. The bachelor pad’s living room featured comfortable modern upholstered furniture clad in lively patterned fabrics, and walls hung with contemporary art.
Joan Bennett’s French Provincial Home
In 1938, actress Joan Bennett commissioned architect Wallace Neff to design her 14-room house in the west Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills in her favorite French Provincial style.
Humphrey Bogart’s Sluggy Hollow
Humphrey Bogart and his third wife, actress Mayo Methot, called their 1920s Los Angeles house Sluggy Hollow—the name alluded to their famously contentious relationship
Gregory Peck’s 1930s house
Pacific Palisades was the California town where actor Gregory Peck and his first wife, Eine “Greta” Kukkonen, a Finnish former makeup artist, purchased a 1930s house designed by legendary architect Cliff May, famed for his ranch-style aesthetic and sophisticated appreciation of indoor-outdoor living.