Monday, December 13, 2010

Harmony Club

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More jealous-making home photos from Thursday's New York Times: In 2000, industrial designer David Hurlbut bought the 20,000 square-foot Harmony Club – an abandoned Selma, Alabama social club built by Jewish businessmen in 1909, boarded up and abandoned since 1960 – for just under $100,000.

"'For 40 years,'" Hurlbut says, "'this place was a glorious pigeon coop and rat motel.'" Ten years, a ton of work, and around $150k later, it's his glorious and gigantic home.

Read about it, see a slideshow, and dream big here.

Photos Robert Rausch for The New York Times

1 comment:

christina rascon said...

i was just looking thought his one earlier -its incredible. i love these home garden articles, they make me incredibly envious and and content all at the same time. its great.