For Sale: Faye Dunaway's Art Deco Duplex

901 N Spaulding Ave West Hollywood
Faye Dunaway's vision of her home's remodel was that art deco details, such as crown molding and arched windows, would be preserved.
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By Emily Heffter

Actress Faye Dunaway has remodeled the historic West Hollywood duplex she lived in for 15 years and put it on the market for $1.75 million. Dunaway paid only $315,000 for the small, charming duplex at 901 N. Spaulding Ave when she bought it in 1998. She lived for many years in the larger half -- a two-bedroom, two-bath space with a small balcony off the dining room and a courtyard in the back. The home is tucked behind hedges and a wall to keep it private.

A recent open house attracted Dunaway fans who wanted to check it out, said listing agent Farrah Aldjufrie of The Agency. She holds the listing along with Eduardo Umansky. The larger unit is staged with memorabilia that is also for sale, including a photograph by Dunaway's ex-husband of her at breakfast, poolside at the Beverly Hills Hotel, with the Academy Award she won for her role in "Network" in 1977.

"She just hoped to find a buyer who would hopefully appreciate the Hollywood history and want to own a piece of her life," Aldjufrie said.

Dunaway's own vision drove the home's remodel. Antique and art deco details -- crown molding, arched windows -- are preserved. But the home has been modernized with contemporary light fixtures and a modern tile backsplash in the kitchen.

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i love faye ,, really really honey ... price is kinda steep

July 27 2014 at 10:28 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Too many thing wrong with it or missing for that price.

July 27 2014 at 9:36 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

well, I did not see any wire coat hangers in the closet.

July 27 2014 at 9:13 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Looks like the same tacky fridge that I got at Sears with the plastic sides. No surprise in my house, but for 1.75 million I'd expect at least one of those built in looking jobs.

July 27 2014 at 7:56 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply

Why is this for sale at 1.75 mil? It looks tacky and old. Are you supposed to be buying Dunaway's name or the condo?

July 27 2014 at 7:07 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

The duplex, itself, has the nice architectural features of an earlier era. Toss out all the tacky incongruous furniture and accessories (like the hideous black hanging light fixture), completely replace the washed out wood old beach house type floor (it looks ridiculous, especially in the kitchen with the warm wood cabinets) and it's a nice place. Staging is suppose to improve a property's appearance not make one want to gag. What was a very charming place has been robbed of all it's warmth.

July 27 2014 at 6:12 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply
1 reply to sugarcreekchile's comment
Mary and Rick

I couldn't agree more!

July 27 2014 at 6:27 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

free advertisement - who cares

July 27 2014 at 5:23 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

it looks very cold and uninviting.where are the pops of color some flowers,something warm that makes you want to stay.

July 27 2014 at 5:17 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

she bought it for 400,00.

shes lokking for a buyer who will "pay for the hollywood history, and to have a piece of her themselves."

Get your pu**y off that pedistool faye, as far as i'm conserned the value went down.

July 27 2014 at 4:44 PM Report abuse -2 rate up rate down Reply

Very starkly furnished and the cheesy posters make it look like a Medical waiting room. but I guess the decor is not in the sale. No pool/jacuzzi so I'll pass thanks.

July 27 2014 at 3:48 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply