Sopot, a town near Gdansk on Poland’s Baltic coast, has a building called “Krzywy Domek,” which means “crooked house.” While it kind of resembles Prague’s famous Dancing House, it also kind of blows it away. It probably costs quite a bit to build something like this, but the aesthetic payoff is enormous. And you can just rent out the space inside at a monumental markup. The city I’m emperor of would have lots of this stuff. But I’d also be a benevolent emperor, so I would keep rents affordable.
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