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Hot Property: GeoCities co-founder lists home in Holmby Hills

February 23, 2010 |  6:20 pm

Technology entrepreneur and philanthropist David Bohnett has listed his restored Holmby Hills estate for $18.9 million.

Designed by A. Quincy Jones in 1955 for actor Gary Cooper, the wood, stone and glass house has four bedrooms and 4 1/2 bathrooms in 5,721 square feet and sits on nearly 2.51 wooded acres.

The living room features terrazzo floors, a raised stone fireplace and floor-to-ceiling windows that look out onto the swimming pool. The master bedroom suite has two bathrooms, a gym and walk-through closets.

Bohnett co-founded GeoCities, a Web hosting service that was acquired by Yahoo in 1999 for $3.57 billion in stock. He is chief executive of, an Internet directory and search engine, and has been involved in numerous Web-based businesses.

-- Lauren Beale

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Photo: A canopied walkway leads to the open entrance hall. Credit: Nick Springett