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A-Rod seeks $6.5 million for sexy research house in the Hollywood Hills

A-Rod seeks $6.5 million for sexy research house in the Hollywood Hills

Alex Rodriguez, the decorated baseball star turned television analyst, has listed his architectural residence in Hollywood Hills West for sale at $6.5 million.

Known as the Honnold & Rex Research House, the Midcentury Modern residence was built in 1954 under the Architectural Products magazine research program, which encouraged experimentation with materials and designs. About a decade ago, it was redesigned and reconfigured by earlier owner and architectural conservator Xorin Balbes.

Tucked away on a secluded drive, the home features horizontal louvers that wrap the exterior of the home and provide a privacy screen while diffusing light during the day and night. At the...

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