PHOTOS: Inside The Mansion Once Known As The 'Western White House'
Huffington Post - almost 5 years
The iconic home that once belonged to Norman and Dorothy Chandler is coming back on the market for $11.25 million. The Windsor Square mansion -- a city-designated historic-cultural monument -- was designed by associates of architect Julia Morgan (you remember -- the one who helped design Hearst Castle in San Simeon).
The 9,059-square-foot Beaux Arts-style house, which officially re-enters the market in mid-May (although if you find $11.25 million in the sofa cushions before that, we suspect they sellers would like to hear from you) oozes history. It was built in 1916 and has six bedrooms, a guesthouse with two more bedrooms, and a pool. It sits on a 0.83-acre lot. The house was once known as the "Western White House" because so many presidents -- Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon -- were guests here of the Chandlers.
It also was sometimes called "Los Tiempos," Spanish for "The Times." The Chandlers owned Times Mirror Company, which included the Los Angeles Times. N
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