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Kurt's first home was at 2830-1/2 Aberdeen Avenue in Hoquiam. The following year the family moved to 1210 E. First Street in Aberdeen, where Cobain would spend his early childhood. When his parents divorced in 1976, Cobain moved with his father to nearby Montesano.

1210 E. First Street, Aberdeen

During his sophomore year, Cobain moved back to Aberdeen. He lived with his mother in the old family house; a mere two blocks from the legendary Young Street Bridge rising above the muddy banks of the Wishkah River. Whether Cobain ever slept under this bridge as he claimed is not certain, however, he did spend time beneath the south approach, as did many of the neighborhood kids. In the spring of 1984, Cobain moved out of his mother's house. He found himself homeless and sometimes slept in a cardboard box on Crover's porch in Aberdeen or in the waiting room at Grays Harbor Community Hospital.

Kurt rented an apartment in June 1985 at 404 N. Michigan Street in Aberdeen. In 1985 fall, homeless again, Cobain moved into the Lamont Shillinger residence at 408 W. First Street in Aberdeen.

404 N. Michigan Street, Aberdeen

408 W. First Street, Aberdeen

On September 1st, 1986 Cobain moved into the "first house" he rented alone - more a ramshackle hovel - at 1000-1/2 E. Second Street.

1000-1/2 E. Second Street, Aberdeen

In 1992 Kurt and Courtney moved to an apartment in Los Angeles’ Fairfax district.  Kurt put down his guitar, picked up a paintbrush and contemplated a life without music.  For several months he painted using acrylics and oils, but at times he mixed his own blood, semen, cigarette ash and fecal matter into his art. Apparently, the Cobains moved out when they came home from a tour to find that the bathtub had a major leak that had flooded most of the apartment. Coincidentally, that same bathroom is where Kurt wrote the song 'Heart Shaped Box.'

448 North Spaulding Avenue, Los Angeles

In February 1993, Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love moved into their first house in Seattle on 11301 Lakeside Ave Northeast. The Cobains had rented a 5,000-square-foot three-story house in the Cedar Park neighborhood of North Seattle. Compared with the apartments and hotel rooms they had previously lived in, it was huge.

11301 Lakeside Ave, Seattle

On January 19, 1994, Cobain and Love bought a $1.13 million mansion on 171 Lake Washington Blvd in the Denny-Blaine neighborhood, which was Kurt's last home address, just south of Madison Park. It was one of the oldest houses in the neighborhood, and one of the largest. Howard Schultz was their next-door neighbor, and Peter Buck of R.E.M. lived up the street, so they were near the rich and famous. But the house was directly next to Viretta Park, and some wondered about the wisdom of a celebrity living adjacent to a public space.

The house was a 7,800 square foot, New England shingle style three story, five fireplace, five bedroom behemoth. Biographer Charles R. Cross, who wrote biography about Kurt Cobain, writes: "...it looked better suited to the coast of Maine where it might have served as a vacation compound for a former president. As with most large, old houses it was drafty, though the kitchen was certainly cozy - it had been extensively remodeled and featured a Traulson stainless-steel refrigerator, a Thermador oven, and oak flooring. The main floor contained a living room, dining room, kitchen, and a library that became a bedroom for [Francis Bean's nanny] Cali. The second floor had a bedroom for Frances, two guest bedrooms, and a master suite, with its own private bathroom, that accorded views of [Lake Washington]. The top floor consisted of a large, unheated attic, while the basement had another bedroom and several cavernous, dimly lit storage rooms. Chase Manhattan held the mortgage on the house with monthly payments of $7,000 and annual taxes of $10,000. To the rear of the house was a separate structure: the infamous greenhouse and garage in which Kurt Cobain killed himself.

He and Courtney had only purchased the house less than 3 months before Kurt's death. The garage was torn down by Courtney, shortly after his death. The house was sold in 1997 for $2,895,000 to a couple who do not allow visitors.

171 Lake Washington Blvd, Seattle

Worth a mention: Kurt Cobain's childhood home was sold for $210,000 in 2002, five times its real estate value. The owners of late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's childhood home have agreed to sell the house for $210,000, ending an online auction for the property. Ed and Jennifer McKee turned down online offers of $40 million for the Montesano, Washington home. The couple decided to play it safe with the buyer who offered $210,000, rather than those pranksters who inflated the price to $40 million. "It feels good to be a millionaire on paper at least," Ed McKee told the Seattle Times. "It's hard for us to take these huge bids seriously because there's a lot of pranksters out there."  The McKees emailed all the bidders who inflated the price to see if they were serious. The couple eventually confirmed the legitimacy of the $210,000 bid.  The home was purchased by the McKees of Oregon in 2002 for $42,000. At the time, the McKees had no idea at the time of their purchase that it was Cobain's childhood home.