White House Replica in Foreclosure

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It’s not the real thing, but it’s about as close as most of us will ever get. Iranian-American developer Fred Milani, citing the dismal state of the housing market, is putting his 16,500 square-foot replica of the White House in Atlanta up for sale. “I don’t want to sell, but I will,” he told UPI. The house is apparently in foreclosure. No word on whether the faux-White House comes with a staff of butlers and chefs. But hey, you’ll just have to make do.

Photo used under a Creative Commons license from wharman.

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