Often, when John F. Kennedy’s family was due for some R&R, they would head to the coastlines of Palm Beach, Florida, where their sprawling vacation home was situated.
Coined as the “Winter White House,” JFK and Jackie’s oceanfront estate just sold for $70 million, according to reports from Palm Beach Daily News. Property records indicate that the home was first purchased in the 1940s by Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., President Kennedy’s father, and stayed with the family until 1995. After exchanging hands several times throughout the years, the home was most recently sold to a trust managed by West Palm Beach attorney Maura Ziska.
The 15,347-square-foot Mediterranean-style home did more than just house the first family during the colder months of the Kennedy administration; it’s also said to have been where President Kennedy stayed while he formed his
Robert Hartwell has found a place to call home.
The former Broadway star turned entrepreneur bought his first piece of real estate this week. On his Instagram, he shared the happy news with his followers, along with some background on what led to the emotional purchase.
Robert revealed that three weeks ago he was perusing the Internet when he stumbled upon the historic estate. He recalled, “I said ‘this is my house’. I called the seller and was told it was a cash only offer and that ‘I’m sure that takes you off the table’.”
However, the former actor wasn’t going to give up that easily. “Don’t you ever underestimate a hard working black man,” Robert stated. A week later, Robert took a tour of the property, during which he realized he was “home.”
According to The Broadway Collective founder, the centuries-old home was built for the Russell family,
You’ve probably been spending more time at home than usual due to the coronavirus pandemic, so all of those little things about your space that didn’t really bother you before are probably driving you crazy by now. If your home is in need of a refresh, you might not want to spend thousands on a full kitchen remodel or bathroom renovation, but there are plenty of home improvements you can make without spending a fortune. All of these home makeover projects can be done on a budget.
Last updated: June 15, 2020
You can boost your home’s curb appeal at a small cost by painting your front door. “With a good coat of primer and a couple coats of exterior paint, your door will look new and striking at first glance,” said Dina Gibbons, home and garden design expert at RubberMulch, a company that
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