Hunger Games star/America's Best Friend Jennifer Lawrence is moving into this lushly landscaped, five-bedroom home in Beverly Hills's guarded Hidden Valley enclave, says E! News. We would have pegged her for a Modern-lover, but this "French style" place, with its koi pond, "park-like grounds," and stepping-stone path to the pool, has a relaxing, secluded homeyness that's pretty JLaw. The 5,500-square-foot house has had a string of celebrity owners, including serial homebuyer Ellen DeGeneres and singer/reality TV star Jessica Simpson. Last sold for $6.4 million in 2013, the property cost JLaw $8.225 million.
The contractor is also embroiled in a lawsuit against the developers of Oceanwide Plaza.
Formerly rent-controlled apartments, they were emptied out and almost demolished.
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The penthouses are emblematic of Hollywood’s "renaissance"—and they highlight the extremes in LA’s housing market.