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Most baller house in your area...aerial or street view shots

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Hannerhan, Feb 16, 2011.

  1. Hannerhan

    Hannerhan Senior member

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    There's no good frontal picture of this place since it's surrounded by a 12 foot wall, but here's the link to the overhead shot.

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&sour...03337&t=h&z=18

    This is generally regarded as the most expensive house in Fort Worth, and rumor has it that they're into it for over $75 million. The gardens certainly are impressive. It's on 20 acres in the middle of town and the house is just under 20k square feet.

    I live only about a mile from here, but my entire lot could fit in their reflecting pool.

    There was once a cover story in the local monthly Fort Worth Texas magazine of the most expensive houses in town, and this was #1 on the list. Shortly after the magazine came out (and was the best selling issue of that magazing to date), the article was pulled from their website. The owner later told me that it's worth his while never to run another similar article.
     
  2. gort

    gort Senior member

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    No idea, maybe Dan Snyder's house.
     
  3. oneeightyseven

    oneeightyseven Senior member

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    the house is maybe 20 minutes from my house. apparently around 50k sqft

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    ^ That's roughly the size of our doghouse.
     
  5. Krish the Fish

    Krish the Fish Senior member

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    I like that house a lot 187.
     
  6. mm84321

    mm84321 Senior member

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    Steven Cohen, CEO of SAC Capital; hedge fund money. Greenwich, CT [​IMG]
     
  7. oneeightyseven

    oneeightyseven Senior member

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    hey hannerwhateveryournameis, I can't see the house! That link takes me to an empty field and some county road
     
  8. Krish the Fish

    Krish the Fish Senior member

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    It works for me... Here's probably the most baller in my area. I can't say for certain it is, but I imagine Les Wexner is the richest man in Columbus.
     
  9. Hannerhan

    Hannerhan Senior member

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    hey hannerwhateveryournameis, I can't see the house! That link takes me to an empty field and some county road

    Works for me...not sure what the issue is.

    You can also just type: "4850 crestline road, 76107" into google maps and it will come right up.
     
  10. oneeightyseven

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    Works for me...not sure what the issue is.

    You can also just type: "4850 crestline road, 76107" into google maps and it will come right up.


    works now. I'm under a proxy but I thought the link would still work.
     
  11. Michigan Planner

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    This one is right near me. It belongs to the wife of Bill Davidson (billionaire owner of the Pistons and Guardian Industries who died a couple of years ago): http://www.bing.com/maps/?v=2&cp=r2w...63970825&sty=b I remember looking at some public information a few years ago and this particular house had the highest assessment of any residential property in the County. I don't really know what the house looks like besides from the air because I cannot see anything from the road when I drive/run past. But if it's anything like 80% of the rest of the houses right there (especially slightly to the east), it's probably pretty darn nice.
     
  12. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I live in New York City. There are baller apartments everywhere.
     
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    Steven Cohen, CEO of SAC Capital; hedge fund money. Greenwich, CT

    [​IMG]


    Is that a hockey rink?

    What do people do with houses this big, seriously? Unless all of their extended family lives in the house and they have like 20 kids, what's the point? I'm sure they don't go in certain rooms for years at a time...
     
  14. mm84321

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    Is that a hockey rink?

    Yes, during the winter it's a hockey rink; the summertime, it's a tennis court.

    He also has quite an extensive art collection, including Kooning, Pollock, Warhol, and Picasso.
     
  15. ClambakeSkate

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    Yes, during the winter it's a hockey rink; the summertime, it's a tennis court.

    He also has quite an extensive art collection, including Kooning, Pollock, Warhol, and Picasso.


    For a summer during college I worked in the shipping dept at the Osram Sylvania HQ and the ceo was building his dream home so he had everything stored in the huge warehouse on the premises. We received multiple Warhols, a few Lichensteins, a Picasso, and many other works from extremely well-known artists and since I was the 'gay artist' in art school it was my responsiblity to explain to all of the other blue-collar type dudes working on the loading dock that these things were worth tens of millions of dollars and to handle them carefully. I couldn't believe the carelessness that they were tossed around with!
     
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    itsstillmatt Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    He also has quite an extensive art collection, including Kooning, Pollock, Warhol, and Picasso.
    Doesn't everybody?[​IMG]
     
  18. Hannerhan

    Hannerhan Senior member

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    Wow that's an ugly house.
     
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    Near my family house/the house I grew up in rather than where I live most of the time now [​IMG] Part of it is open to the public, but still all very much owned by the D'Lisles. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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