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'Titanic house' in Long Beach
A stucco mansion in Long Beach, on the market for $2,499,000, was in the planning stages when the Titanic sank 100 years ago. Some of the home’s architectural details are reminiscent of those found on the doomed ship, from the stained glass to the grand staircase to the wood paneling to the fireplaces.
The current owners purchased the 14-room home in 2004 and say it took more than three years to renovate and restore the property to its former glory. Several coats of paint had to be removed from the oak wood on the grand staircase and the walls and ceilings in the foyer, living room and dining room.
Extensive research went into finding era-appropriate reproductions, including the tub, tile flooring and sinks in the master bath.
The glass in the front door is original to the house, as are the home’s two wood-burning fireplaces, one in the dining room and the other in the master bedroom.
The listing agent is Joyce Coletti of Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate.