Skip to comments.Playboy Mansion to get protected status under deal with city
Posted on 03/08/2018 7:44:40 AM PST by rktman
The new owner of the Playboy Mansion has agreed to maintain the facade in its original condition under an agreement with the city of Los Angeles.
Daren Metropoulos entered into a permanent protection covenant for the 5-acre (2-hectare) property he bought for $100 million. He agreed to not demolish the 20,000-square-foot (1858-sq. meter) main residence as he proceeds with plans to connect the mansion and its grounds to his 2-acre plot next door.
The deal, announced Tuesday by Councilman Paul Koretz, will remain in effect for future owners. City News Service says the designation stops short of giving the building landmark status.
Hugh Hefner, who died last year, bought the estate in 1971 and made it into the epicenter of his Playboy brand and one of the world's most famous homes
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What about the secret tunnels underneath, and what about the CIA’s involvement in all the activities there?
The mansion is a goldmine for microbiologists.
The most famous whorehouse in the world is protected now. Like who cares??
They could probably light the entire city from that location with a single well aimed black light
Make a nice guest house.
Can he disinfect it?
Shoot, I’d keep it open just as it was, gotta be dozens of bimbos who don’t know Hef is dead and would drop by for a few fun hours in the hot tub.
There are not too many germs which can survive a good dose of chlorine.
The original was in Chicago.
Much more involved here than merely disinfecting a smaller room. Like the Oval Office when Clinton left the White House. Gotta call Service Master.
Hefner Cultural Center with the Weinstein Wing.
If there’s no need for an AR15 for self defense why does anyone need a 20,000 sq ft mansion for shelter?
Will CA demand he turn it into a homeless/illegal immigrant shelter?
Why the hell would the City Of Los Angelas give proteched status to Hugh Hefners place of ill repute.
“Maintain the facade” means everything else could be razed and rebuilt.
Icon in the uber alt left lib world.
Put this in the Sodom and Gomorrah file.
That place has diseases they haven’t even discovered yet.
That mansion has been a dump since the 70s. It smells bad. Food is good though.
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