'Bond villain'-like home has mysterious history

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Looming over a Pacific Ocean-bound stretch of Los Angeles’ Sunset Boulevard is a home that has the aura of “the lair of a Bond villain or aging Hollywood producer-turned-recluse,” The New York Times reports.

The home’s precarious placement and unique architecture have rendered it a local landmark. But its builder (and resident) remains largely anonymous.

Source: The New York Times