Built in the 1920s as High Point, North Carolina's "Bureau of Information," this 36-foot-tall The Goddard-Townsend style dresser/building represents the area's furniture and hosiery industries (note the socks).
It is considered the world's largest freestanding chest of drawers, though down the street an 80-foot-tall bureau was created a few years back as a building's facade.
Now, for a mere $235K, this unusual High Point icon -- a commercial property -- could be yours.
(Pee-wee Herman, Old House Dreams)
first image via Google, second photo by Laurie Hlywa
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