Pictoral tour down the Street of Dreams

Maybe you’re not from Oregon, so driving out to (or is that up) to Happy Valley isn’t really an option.

Maybe you think $15 per person to walk through five houses is a poor use of your financial resources.

Perhaps the idea of walking through more than 24,000 square feet of house you could never afford (or wouldn’t buy even if you could pay for it) holds no appeal.

I’m happy to share my curb shots of the five houses at the 2014 Portland Street of Dreams.

4,520 square feet, $975,000
4,520 square feet, $975,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4,865 square feet, $938,000
4,86 square feet, $938,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5,310 square feet, $1,399,000
5,310 square feet, $1,399,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5,185 square feet, $1,325,000
5,185 square feet, $1,325,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5,600 square feet, $1,400,000
5,600 square feet, $1,400,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So much for how the “other half” lives. There’s no way on earth half the people in America could afford these monster homes, is there?

 

 

 

 

2 thoughts on “Pictoral tour down the Street of Dreams

  1. I’d be embarrassed to live in these homes. The needless excess makes me so uncomfortable. But if I lived where you do, I’d SO go through the tours, an experience I assume feels a lot like watching a horrific car accident–you can’t tear your eyes away. 🙂

    1. These homes are an example of the gross extravagance in American society. I truly have no desire to live in something so huge. It is fun to check out those “homes on the hill.”
      I hadn’t thought of the car accident analogy. Hmmm.

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