What to do with the estate after the death of Playboy Hugh Hefner
• What to do with Playboy estate after the death of Hugh Hefner
Hugh Hefner has lived at the Playboy Mansion in 1971 until his death. The estate became a symbol of the brand Playboy - there were all the magazine party.
The mansion, built in 1927 by architect Arthur Kelly Hefner moved into the property for $ 1, 1 million. It is located in the prestigious Holmby Hills in Westwood (Los Angeles) and has seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms, a wine cellar, home theater, gym, tennis court, swimming pool and grotto.
Hefner sold the Playboy Mansion in 2016 for $ 100 million (the asking price was twice as high). Estate investor bought Darren Metropulos, who had property in the neighborhood. In terms of the transaction separately stipulated that Hefner is entitled to a lifelong rent Playboy Mansion for $ 1 million per year.
Hugh Hefner mansion in Playboy Mansion, 1983
After the death of Hefner's question about the fate of the estate remains open. In 2016 Metropulos says he wants to unite the Playboy Mansion with its plot, but it is not known whether the plans have changed a businessman.
Through their representatives Metropulos issued an official statement in which he expressed his condolences to the family Hefner: "Hugh Hefner was a visionary in business, a giant in the media and an icon in pop culture, whose legacy will leave an indelible mark. I am fortunate to know him as a neighbor and friend, and I extend my deepest condolences to his family. "