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By TEKE WIGGIN
Leave the price-range box blank when you surf real estate listings, and you’ll see some serious embarrassments of riches: mansions of mind-boggling size that sprawl tens of thousands of square feet or houses built with outrageously expensive materials and finishes. In their over-the-top grandiosity, these houses almost seem to taunt their middle-class counterparts.
But there are some pricey houses whose aesthetics may earn your envy and shatter your expectations.
Star Of The ’70s
Location: Los Angeles, Calif.
Price: $4.995 million
Sq Ft: N/A
Nestled in the Hollywood Hills, this gleaming architectural feat could be one of the oldest glass houses out there: It was erected all the way back in 1972. The gated two-story home offers city and ocean views. Special features include a pool, office and guesthouse.
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