Kristen Wiig Sells to Lily Collins One Mid Mod Marvel!

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Proving that these extraordinary actresses also have extraordinary taste in architecture, Kristen Wiig sells to Lily Collins one midcentury modern Case Study House.

Kristen Wiig Sells to Lily Collins — Mid Mod Marvel

Both Emily in Paris star Lily Collins and Saturday Night Live alum Kristen Wiig have good taste—in real estate. The two stars are enamored with midcentury architecture.

Collins reportedly purchased a prime example of one from Wiig for $3.9 million, according to Architectural Digest.

An off-market transaction was made last year for Pasadena’s only Case Study House, #10, built in 1947 by the father-son architecture team of Kemper Nomland Sr. and Kemper Nomland Jr.

The property was renovated before Wiig picked it up for $2,960,000 in 2017, so she fared well on the Collins transaction, making almost $1 million.

Kristen Wiig Sells to Lily Collins

Kristen Wiig sells to Lily Collins one midcentury modern Case Study House

Case Study Houses were experiments in residential architecture sponsored by Arts & Architecture magazine. As such, they are prized by midcentury modern enthusiasts far and wide.

The place measures 3,425 square feet and has four bedrooms and four baths. A guesthouse was added to the .37-acre lot over the years.

It bears the typical features of a midcentury modern home: open floor plan, single story, floor-to-ceiling glass walls, and glass doors.

The original wood-paneled walls were replaced with white ones. But the original pale brick fireplace and many of the clerestory windows remain.

Kristen Wiig Sells to Lily Collins

The kitchen and baths have modern features that were designed to fit with the original minimalist design.

The home was glammed up with a pool, spa, and terraces with planters in 2014.And just in case buyers are dubious about the home’s provenance, a plaque out front proclaims that it has a place on the National Registry of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior.

Wiig has an affinity for midcentury modern architecture. In 2013 she picked up a 2,719-square-foot home in Los Feliz, built in 1949, for $1,764,000. She flipped it in 2017 for $2 million.

Wiig, who also starred in such hits as Bridesmaids and Wonder Woman 1984, also purchased a renovated midcentury modern in Silver Lake for $1.7 million in 2014.

That one she made a screaming deal on, selling it for $5,225,000, which was $100,000 over her asking price. At the time, it was one of the highest sale prices in the area.

Collins, daughter of musician Phil Collins, also owned another midcentury classic: an upscale Beverly Hills estate that she picked up in 2016 for $12.5 million.

Designed in 1954 by John Elgin Woolf, who’s known as the “father of Hollywood Regency,” the sprawling, one‐story residence with a distinctive green copper roof, pool, spa, and tennis court, was once featured in Town and Country magazine.

Collins sold the property just last year for $13.5 million.

Lisa Johnson Mandell’s post Kristen Wiig Reportedly Sells Case Study House to Lily Collins for $3.9M appeared first on Real Estate News & Insights |®.

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Lisa Johnson Mandell is an award winning journalist, author and film/TV critic. She can be heard regularly on Cumulus radio stations throughout the US, and seen on Rotten Tomatoes. She recently founded the new lifestyle website, where celebrities and experts share their 5 favorite things in the fields of entertainment, lifestyle, wellness, home and food & drink.

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