House of wax melts in London as Connecticut village sells at auction

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LONDON, England – There’s a house of wax in London is melting,, but it’s not really a house. It’s a piece of art by Alex Chinneck, known for his optical-illusion art.

Chinneck designed this house of wax to last for 30 days, the 8,000 wax bricks slowly melting the entire time.

And speaking of houses, you could pick up some little Houston treats for just around 2-mill.

Or, for 2 million, you can have a 1-bedroom, 1 bath condo in New York’s Central Park South.

Or ,you could have had a Connecticut village, complete with general store, a meeting house, a chapel, a post office, and a tavern. Even the lake where Billy Joel shot his In the Middle of the Night music video.

It’s Johnsonville, and it just sold at auction for $1.9 million.

That’s $600,000 below what it went for in 13 years ago. Back then, the buyers thought about fixing it up and turning into a resort.

Johnsonville’s been abandoned for the past 20 years, a virtual ghost town.

Or is it a zombie town? Hey, for 2-million bucks, there better be a good place for tourists to eat, or to be eaten.

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