More details over at Marilyn Monroe Collection Blog
Marilyn’s Brentwood hacienda is currently for sale
“Sprawling & very special authentic 1929 Hacienda situated behind tall gates at the end of a quiet cul de sac on over 23K sq ft (per assessor) of tree-filled grounds. The crown jewel & largest property of all the Helenas (one of Brentwood’s most romantic & coveted locations) affording lovely vistas & grt privacy & seclusion yet in close proximity to San Vicente shops & restaurants & the Sunday Farmers’ Market. Thick walls, traditional casement windows, polished concrete & terra cotta tile floors, original wood beamed ceilings & period hardware & tiles create a warm, inviting & unique environment. French doors open to private courtyard, expansive grassy yard, pool, citrus grove & beautiful setting. 4 bedrooms, 3 baths + formal living room, family room, office, pool-side game room & separate children’s play house. Sun-filled cook’s kitchen opens to spacious courtyard garden. Wonderful charm & great architecture inside & out. Magical property in the finest Brentwood neighborhood.” – Sawbuck.com
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Two semi-nude shots of Marilyn, taken by Bert Stern in 1962, are featured in The Naked Truth at the Hous Projects Gallery in Los Angeles. Described by Photography Post as ‘a photographic and video visual survey of 50 years of voyeurism, nudity and sex’, the exhibition begins a second run on July 22.