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Rossmore Mansion of Harry Warner for Sale

Rossmore Mansion of Warner Bros mogul for sale for $5.75 million

The Rossmore mansion of Harry Warner, eldest of the four brothers who founded Warner Bros. studios is for sale for $5.75 million. The house at the corner of 5th of Rossmore is a familiar site for anyone who drives on Rossmore Blvd. with it’s state Georgian Colonial architecture. It was built for Warner in 1923 and designed by architect A. Burnside Sturges. Though according to the Los Angeles Times Hot Property Warner sold the house just two years later to finance the film “The Jazz Singer,” one of the first feature-length films incorporating sound.

Brenda Chandler Cooke of Hilton & Hyland told the Buzz this gracious home sits on a corner lot is over 30,000 square with a tennis court, pool and guest house. There are 7 historic bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Most of the original architecture details are still in tact including a wood-paneled screening room.

The house was last sold in 2010 for $2,950,000 after going into foreclosure in 2009. 501 S Rossmore will be open for brokers and realtors on Tuesday.

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Patricia Lombard
Patricia Lombard
Patricia Lombard is the publisher of the Larchmont Buzz. Patty lives with her family in Fremont Place. She has been active in neighborhood issues since moving here in 1989. Her pictorial history, "Larchmont" for Arcadia Press is available at Chevalier's Books.

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