A House Bigger Than Monster Homes

A billionaire plans to build a 103,667-square-foot house in Washington which is the home to four of the top five big-house communities in the country.
May 19, 2003, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A 103,667-square-foot house that would be one of the largest ever built in the United States, about 50 times bigger than the average American home...Humongous private houses are no rarity in Washington and its suburbs, but if this one is ever built, it would dwarf anything that's here now...Four out of the top five big-house communities in the country are in the Washington suburbs...American homes have been swelling over the last decade even as the size of American households has shrunk. The average new American home measured 2,324 square feet in 2002, up from 1,900 square feet 10 years ago, according to the National Association of Homebuilders."

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Published on Saturday, May 17, 2003 in The Washington Post
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