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Movie Stars and Swimming Pools

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

It’s summertime again and many homeowners will find themselves contemplating the addition of a backyard pool.  Pictured here is the pool at actor John Travolta’s Florida home.  Speaking in Architectural Digest, Travolta described the home’s design as a tribute to mid-century modern.  Note the private jet in the background – Travolta is an avid pilot and added a runway when his home was built.

Visit the Architectural Digest website to see a collection of pools belonging to celebrities of the past and present, including Jack Benny, Demi Moore, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jean Harlow, Sylvester Stallone and Esther Williams.  After all, what goes better together than movie stars and swimming pools?

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The Most Famous Homes in the World

Friday, February 19th, 2010

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Architectural Digest has a slideshow of some of the most famous homes from around the world. This palatial estate is Sandringham and is located about 100 miles from London. It’s the private country residence of Queen Elizabeth II. Built by Edward VII in 1870 when he was Prince of Wales, Sandringham has been home to four generations of Britains royals. Visit the Architectural Digest website and a see a dozen more beautiful homes.

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