Bezos buys largest house in DC
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Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos is now the owner of the largest home in Washington, D.C., The Washington Post reported Thursday, revealing that the billionaire business tycoon purchased the 27,000-square-foot former Textile Museum in D.C.’s upscale Kalorama neighborhood.

 

The Cherry Revocable Trust bought the building in October for $23 million. But it wasn’t until Thursday that it was revealed that the Amazon founder and CEO was the property’s owner. Plans to renovate the building are still under review by the Advisory Neighborhood Commission.

 

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Bezos has a home in the Seattle area, where Amazon is headquartered. He doesn’t oversee daily operations at the newspaper, making it unlikely that he’ll permanently relocate to the city. Rather, the home is expected to be a place for Bezos and his family to stay during trips to Washington, the Post reports.

In Kalorama, Bezos, his wife and two children will be joined by some high-profile neighbors, including outgoing President and first lady Barack and Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaBloomberg threatens to shake up 2020 primary The Hill's Campaign Report: Bloomberg looks to upend Democratic race Michelle Obama unveils all-star lineup for 2020 get-out-the-vote push MORE, and President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump faces high stakes in meeting with Erdoğan amid impeachment drama Democrats worry they don't have right candidate to beat Trump Trump threatening to fire Mulvaney: report MORE’s daughter Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, who will serve as an adviser to his father-in-law.