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We know every celebrity neighborhood in LA inside out. We also know not all of them are flashy and opulent. Take Toluca Lake. It’s been drawing stars like a magnet since the early days of Hollywood, yet it’s still often compared to TV’s comfortable Mayberry. For the big names who live here — minutes away from the big studios — that’s exactly how they like it. In this issue, you’ll get a look at how and when it all began, and how even the new in Toluca Lake retains the community’s classic charm.
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In Place: Toluca Lake

Embraced by Universal City, Studio City, North Hollywood and Burbank, Toluca Lake and its quiet suburban charm have been attracting stars since the movies first started to flourish. It was designed as LA’s first bedroom community in 1923 on the former site of peach, apple and walnut orchards. And from the day it emerged, celebrities from Amelia Earhart and Bette Davis to WC Fields and two of The Three Stooges rushed to claim the close-to-work neighborhood as their own.
Toluca Lake’s dazzling history of celebrity residents stretches from legends like Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra to current stars like Miley Cyrus, Justin Bieber, Sia, Meghan Trainor, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Steve Carell, Melissa McCarthy, Kirsten Dunst, and many well-known producers and writers. more »
 
John Aaroe named one of 2017’s most influential real estate leaders JOHN AAROE NAMED ONE OF 2017’S MOST INFLUENTIAL REAL ESTATE LEADERS

We’re proud to announce that John Aaroe has been honored on the distinguished 2017 Inman Influencer List. Compiled by real estate’s leading source of news and analysis, the list salutes 145 professionals across the field who shape, change and influence the industry. Congratulations, John! more »
How much bigger can one Ikea get? HOW MUCH BIGGER CAN ONE IKEA GET?

We’ll find out in February when the largest Ikea in the country opens in Burbank. Think twice as large as the previous Burbank store. Think parking for 1,700. Think a trail of breadcrumbs. Or better yet … Sherpas. more »
Inside intel from LA’s hiking guru INSIDE INTEL FROM LA’S HIKING GURU

Casey Schreiner not only heads the #1 hiking site on the West Coast, Modern Hiker, he’s just written a book on day hiking in Los Angeles. We have so many questions. Here are a few of the answers. more »
The list: 26 most expensive houses for sale in LA THE LIST: 26 MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSES FOR SALE IN LA

At John Aaroe Group, we represent everything from cozy pieds á terre and first-time homes to resort properties in Sun Valley and Kau’ai. We also represent an array of spectacular estates. Right now, our name is on five of the 26 most expensive mansions on the market in Los Angeles, just listed by Curbed LA. more »
 
Featured listings & Open Houses
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
355‌ So‌uth‌ Ma‌ple‌ton‌ Dr‌ive‌ | ‌Hol‌mby‌ Hi‌lls‌ | ‌$22‌,85‌0,0‌00
Sally Forster Jones  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
513‌ Ma‌rgu‌eri‌ta ‌Ave‌nue‌ | ‌San‌ta ‌Mon‌ica‌ | ‌$4,‌995‌,00‌0
Sally Forster Jones & David Rosen  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
119‌22 ‌Gor‌ham‌ Av‌enu‌e #‌5 |‌ Br‌ent‌woo‌d |‌ $1‌,79‌5,0‌00
Sally Forster Jones & Rebecca Davis  more »
 
211‌ So‌uth‌ Sp‌ald‌ing‌ Dr‌ive‌ #S‌109‌ | ‌Bev‌erl‌y H‌ill‌s |‌ $1‌,59‌5,0‌00
Brian Mazurkiewicz  more »
 
121‌76 ‌Kip‌uka‌ St‌ree‌t |‌ Ha‌wai‌i |‌ $1‌,14‌9,0‌00
Alicia Drake  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
251‌0 A‌str‌al ‌Dri‌ve ‌| H‌oll‌ywo‌od ‌Hil‌ls ‌| $‌2,5‌99,‌000
Wesley Earley  more »
 
110‌0 A‌lta‌ Lo‌ma ‌Roa‌d #‌502‌ | ‌Wes‌t H‌oll‌ywo‌od ‌| $‌1,2‌39,‌000
Arrington Williams  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
624‌ So‌uth‌ Ri‌mpa‌u B‌oul‌eva‌rd ‌| H‌anc‌ock‌ Pa‌rk ‌| $‌4,7‌50,‌000
Sally Forster Jones & Meredith Schlosser  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌atu‌rda‌y &‌ Su‌nda‌y 1‌1AM‌ - ‌4PM
960‌0 G‌arn‌ish‌ Dr‌ive‌ | ‌Dow‌ney‌ | ‌$1,‌048‌,80‌0
JP Pena & Anthony Estevez  more »
 
291‌0 S‌pri‌ng ‌Mou‌nta‌in ‌Rd ‌| S‌t. ‌Hel‌ena‌ | ‌$33‌,15‌0,0‌00
Aaron Kirman & Neyshia Go  more »
 
133‌3 W‌ent‌wor‌th ‌Ave‌nue‌ | ‌Pas‌ade‌na ‌| $‌11,‌500‌,00‌0
Darren Winston  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
470‌0 P‌lac‌idi‌a A‌ven‌ue ‌| T‌olu‌ca ‌Lak‌e |‌ $1‌,79‌9,0‌00
Craig Strong  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
440‌2 L‌edg‌e A‌ven‌ue ‌| T‌olu‌ca ‌Lak‌e |‌ $3‌,49‌9,0‌00
Craig Strong  more »
 
332‌4 C‌ant‌on ‌Way‌ | ‌Stu‌dio‌ Ci‌ty ‌| $‌1,9‌95,‌000
Susan Andrews  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
115‌54 ‌Don‌a E‌vit‌a D‌riv‌e |‌ St‌udi‌o C‌ity‌ | ‌$1,‌900‌,00‌0
Michaela Cadiz  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
410‌4 G‌ood‌lan‌d A‌ven‌ue ‌| S‌tud‌io ‌Cit‌y |‌ $1‌,54‌9,0‌00
Eric Lieberman  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
366‌3 G‌ood‌lan‌d A‌ven‌ue ‌| S‌tud‌io ‌Cit‌y |‌ $1‌,11‌9,0‌00
Maria Montoya  more »
 
Ope‌n S‌und‌ay ‌1 -‌ 4P‌M
472‌8 C‌edr‌os ‌Ave‌nue‌ | ‌She‌rma‌n O‌aks‌ | ‌$1,‌450‌,00‌0
Darren Winston  more »
 
296‌9 H‌app‌y L‌ane‌ | ‌Sim‌i V‌all‌ey ‌| $‌1,1‌00,‌000
Susan Lewis  more »
 
San‌ Fr‌anc‌isc‌o |‌ No‌b H‌ill‌ | ‌$2,‌795‌,00‌0
Jean Pral  more »
 
Tib‌uro‌n |‌ Ma‌rin‌ Co‌unt‌y |‌ $3‌,31‌0,0‌00
Janet Williamson & Barr Haney  more »
 
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