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Wretched Excess Dept.: Over-the-Top Playhouses That Cost More Than A real House

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:15 AM
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Image credit Smart Playhouse I must confess, I am in love with SmartPlayhouse's miniature versions of modern classics, like this Kyoto model. But it somehow seems wrong, in this time when so many people have lost their houses, for the very rich to be spending up to a quarter of a million dollars on playhouses for their kids. Even the owner of a $50K playhouse acknowledges it in the New York Times: Some people might consider it "obnoxious" for a child to have a playhouse that costs more and has more amenities than some real houses, she conceded. But she sees it as an extension of the family home. "My daughter loves it," she said. "And it's certainly a conversation piece." ... Read the full story on TreeHugger




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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