One of Nicolas Cage’s former homes, formerly owned by Armenian sculptor, for sale in San Francisco

Armenpress 15:41, 6 March, 2019

YEREVAN, MARCH 6, ARMENPRESS. American actor Nicolas Cage was once among the highest-paid Hollywood stars, earning as much as $40 million in 2009, and he used to own a collection of the world’s most interesting homes, including a home in New Orleans that he claimed was haunted.

One of these homes formerly owned by Cage is a San Francisco house built in 1914 for Armenian sculptor Haig Patigian. It is now featured at for sale at $10.95 million.

By early 2000s, Cage began buying many eclectic homes, owning as many as fifteen homes.

His collection included two European castles, an island in the Bahamas, a waterfront home in Newport Beach, a country estate in Rhode Island, a Las Vegas mansion, a 1928 castle in Los Angeles where he had walls covered in purple velvet, and the LaLaurie Mansion in New Orleans, PR Web reported.

According to Cage, LaLaurie was “the most haunted house in America.”

Haig Patigian (1876 –1950) was an Armenian-American sculptor.

Patigian spent most of his career in San Francisco, California and most of his works are located in California.

He was a member of the Bohemian Club, a private club in San Francisco.

One of his well known works is a 1926bronze sculpture of 16th President of the United States Abraham Lincoln in San Francisco, California.

Edited and translated by Stepan Kocharyan

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