Serious reconstruction works are being undertaken on the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles, USA.
US-based entertainment portal TMZ first reported of the ongoing reconstruction works despite the outbreak of the coronavirus which has affected several businesses in the US and worldwide.
TMZ in its April 6, 2020 report, released images showing ongoing works on the Mansion.
The storied estate is fully enveloped in scaffolding … there’s also excavation equipment, the report says.
The images are believed to be the first since the death of Hugh Hefner in 2017.
Mr Hefner is reported to have sold the Mansion to billionaire Daren Metropoulos for $100 million before his death.
Mr Hefner aged 91
The Playboy Mansion, also known as the Playboy Mansion West, is the former home of Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner.
Mr Hefner, born April 9, 1926, accordingly lived in the mansion from 1974 until his death in 2017.
The mansion is located in Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, California, near Beverly Hills.
It became famous during the 1970s through media reports of Hefner’s lavish parties which were often attended by celebrities and socialites.
Mr. Hefner died aged 91.