During the Cold-War, a lot of things were uncertain, and people were doing everything they could to protect themselves and their loved ones from what seemed like impending doom. Not unlike our current situation with the lockdown set in place to attempt to slow the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
So if you think hiding away until the smoke clears is as good a solution as any, maybe tucking yourself way in this underground bunker is the right move for you!
At first glance of the interiors, this Las Vegas residence might seem like your average, albeit a bit old-fashioned home, however, there's one amazing detail you might not recognize. It's actually built 26-feet below the surface.
A man named Girard B. “Jerry” Henderson who founded a number of companies, built this extravagant underground residence in the 70s after founding a company called Underground World Homes and even had an exhibit at the New York World's Fair where he promoted the concept of living underground. He even lived in his own underground residence until his death in 1983.
Does $18,000,000 seem reasonable for your own personal 5000 square foot underground residence, complete with a swimming pool, dance floor and bar? We sure think so. Check out the video above to see some images of the amazing underground shelter!