The housing equivalent of finding something at a thrift store that turns out to be worth millions.

Although, truthfully, was $102,000 in 1966 considered a huge bargain? That’s how much a guy paid for this old bank building, where he still lives with his wife and daughter (that’s right, three people live in this building) — estimates of its value today are between $35 and $70 million. ┬áCheck out the dreamy photos from New York Magazine. So very cool. (Link via Hither and Thither.)

April 20, 2012 - 7:20 am

Marsha A calculator I found says that $102,000 in 1966 would be about $577,000 in today’s dollars. Storing his work in the vault…Pretty Quirky!

April 22, 2012 - 7:37 pm

Shannon What an awesome house! So many rooms to explore!

April 26, 2012 - 7:57 pm

janie hightower Sorry, I’ll have to say no to this one…… not enough light inside.

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