GRIFFITH PARK—Boxer Muhammad Ali’s former Los Angeles mansion located in Hancock Park is on the market for close to $17 million. The Italian Renaissance mansion, which was constructed in the early 1900s, was purchased by Ali and his wife, Veronica Porché Ali, in 1979. They lived there until their divorce in 1986.
The estate is located at 55 Fremont Place. The home has 10 bedrooms, 6 full baths, and two and a half baths, the mansion is 11,545 square feet. The home sits on a 1.58 acre lot. The additional large guesthouse contains a bedroom and full bath.
The home was designed by John C. Austin, an architect who is known for his work on the Griffith Observatory located in Griffith Park, CNBC reported. The home features Tiffany stained-glass windows, chandeliers, and intricate stone work. Renovations have transpired inside the home.
The home last changed hands in 2001 for a selling price of $2.5 million. The property listing is held by Stefani Stolper of Douglas Elliman.
Ali is known for his boxing career, where he has been coined by some as the greatest boxer of all time. He was arrested in 1966 when he refused to fight in the Vietnam War arguing it went against his religious beliefs. He holds a record of 56-5. Ali who suffered from Parkinson’s Disease died in June 2016.