… “And finally, the wraparound L-shaped terrace outside is perfect for parties, and since there are two separate sections, you could invite your work AND your regular friends, and keep them separated so neither group has to see how totally different (i.e. fake) you act with the other group.”
We’ve all seen Cities of the Underworld, where the History Channel takes you to the underground layers, torture chambers and bunkers of past times. You may have even seen the DC version—and if you have, then you know where my story begins. Others of you may have run into this issue when either building foundations have slipped into the ground or rains have unearthed the unexpected.
The most valuable home on the planet is a historic villa in the south of France, and it’s for sale. But you can’t afford it. Don’t feel bad, though; at over 300 million euros (or about $335 million at present exchange rates), you could probably count on your fingers the number of Americans who could afford it. There is literally not a single person or couple in Hollywood who could afford it; Kanye can’t afford it, even if you include Kim’s money; Trump can’t afford it (consensus among New York insiders is that his net worth is between $100 million and $300 million); Lebron ($1 billion lifetime deal with Nike) might be able to afford it, but he’d have to take out a pretty scary mortgage.
You know how when you go to an architect’s home, it’s always beautifully designed and meticulously decorated? The athlete’s house is the opposite of that. Pro athletes make millions of dollars but their homes invariably look like they were created by a Windows XP program called “House Generator.” You can’t even really hate these houses, because they don’t have any qualities to object to. … THE YOUNG AND THE TASTELESS: INSIDE THE HOMES OF DC PRO ATHLETES