Jeff Bezos is living the billionaire dream and buying a museum to turn into his house


From Graceland to the home of Mark Twain, old storied mansions are often transformed into museums. But when you’re a billionaire tech exec, life can work the other way round.

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recently paid $23 million in cash for a 27,000-square foot property in Washington D.C. that just happens to be the city’s former Textile Museum, according to a report from The Washington Post.

He plans to turn the massive property — which includes two 4-story houses — into a single-family home. It’s a nearly century-old assemblage of multiple buildings encompassing 10 bedrooms and 14 bathrooms across a 3/4-acre swatch of land that boasts rolling gardens of vibrant greenery. Read more…

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Source: Mashable

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