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Former sci-fi paradise 'The Ackermansion' looks to lure a buyer in Los Feliz

Former sci-fi paradise 'The Ackermansion' looks to lure a buyer in Los Feliz

Normally, a history of ghosts, ghouls and aliens tends to tank a home’s value. Not so, however, with the former estate of sci-fi icon Forrest J. Ackerman.

Dubbed “The Ackermansion,” the 1920s home once served as a museum that displayed Ackerman’s hundreds of thousands of horror and sci-fi memorabilia pieces. Now, the Spanish-style property is readying for the new chapter after listing for sale in Los Feliz for $3.79 million.

The three-story home opens to a formal entry lined with eye-catching Spanish tile and wrought ironwork. Arched doorways lead from the entry to common areas such as a formal dining room, a living room, a family room and an...

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