A luxury garage for fancy rides

Ms Natalie Adams turned a one-storey warehouse into a combination home-garage to store six Japanese domestic market cars. Mr Bill Kozyra has two car condos at private luxury-garage community M1 Concourse that can store up to 25 cars. Car aficionado C
Car aficionado Chuck Steel keeps his 1935 Packard 1201 coupe convertible in a two-bay garage with two subterranean parking lifts.PHOTOS: WASHINGTON POST
Ms Natalie Adams turned a one-storey warehouse into a combination home-garage to store six Japanese domestic market cars. Mr Bill Kozyra has two car condos at private luxury-garage community M1 Concourse that can store up to 25 cars. Car aficionado C
Ms Natalie Adams turned a one-storey warehouse into a combination home-garage to store six Japanese domestic market cars. PHOTOS: WASHINGTON POST
Ms Natalie Adams turned a one-storey warehouse into a combination home-garage to store six Japanese domestic market cars. Mr Bill Kozyra has two car condos at private luxury-garage community M1 Concourse that can store up to 25 cars. Car aficionado C
Mr Bill Kozyra has two car condos at private luxury-garage community M1 Concourse that can store up to 25 cars. PHOTOS: WASHINGTON POST

Americans are transforming the space that stores their most precious toys

WASHINGTON • Since the dawn of the 21st century, the wow factor of a house has centred on the trophy kitchen. But that has got a bit boring and a new status symbol is clicking into gear: a luxury garage.

The latest space to transform from utilitarian to cool, garages are where Americans store some of their most precious toys.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 22, 2018, with the headline 'A luxury garage for fancy rides'. Print Edition | Subscribe