|The Gates compound, a suitable place of abode for a man worth $61 billion.|
|The Seward Johnson house, now the Jasna Polana|
|Dubbed by Life magazine as|
"The house that Wilt built," 1971, Bel Air, California.
It's now for sale, $3.48 million, marked down from
|The bedroom (I know, it's tacky, but I couldn't resist).|
|The Walter Annenberg Estate, Palm Springs, California, the house that TV Guide built.|
|The Longoria Villa, near Mexico City, Mexico|
And then there swirling lines of the Pearl Palace (below), built in the Elburz Mountains of Northern Iran by the erstwhile Shah, but it's just too much of too much. Louis XIV would trade in his Versailles for it in an instant. Decadence, sheer decadence...uhhh...where do I sign up?
|Frank Lloyd Wright's Iranian Pearl Palace, 1966, |
(now badly deterioating) built for the Shah's sister.