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Inside Billy Wilder's Wilshire Boulevard co-op

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Billy and Audrey Wilder lived for decades in the Wilshire Terrace co-op building in the Platinum Mile stretch of Wilshire Boulevard between Westwood and Beverly Hills. The apartment is on the market for $1.049 million, with monthly homeowner dues of $2,812, says Curbed LA. "For mid-century glamour, this condo is about the tops...not only is it in the fabulous Wilshire Terrace building (built in 1958 and designed by Victor Gruen and Associates), but it also belonged to former actress Audrey Wilder and director Billy Wilder, who made some of the greatest LA movies of all time ("Sunset Boulevard," "Double Indemnity") and some of the greatest romantic comedies ("Some Like It Hot," "The Apartment," "Sabrina.")" The building at Wilshire and Beverly Glen still has a switchboard, a hair salon, and was designed with elevators and floor plans to separate the residents from their lowly help.

Want to buy it? You'll need cash and approval of the board. More pics at Curbed.


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