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Canfield-Moreno Estate (Paramour Mansion)

1924 Micheltorena St.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
Located atop a steep hill in Silver Lake, the majestic Canfield-Moreno Estate has had almost as many names as it's had different identities since being built as a lavish 22-room private residence in 1923. Also known as the Paramour Mansion or the Crestmount, the 4.5-acre estate has, over the decades, been used as a convent and a school for girls. More recently, the grand old mansion has been reinvented as a film, video and reality-show location, as well as a recording studio used by musicians like Fiona Apple, HIM, My Chemical Romance, Lucinda Williams and Papa Roach. Concerts, live broadcasts and benefit shows are occasionally held on the grounds or in the mansion, featuring such performers as Elton John, Beck, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals.


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