A garage can be so much more than a place to store a car. For some it’s a sanctuary to work on new automobile projects, while for others it provides a way to display fancy car collections in museum-like settings. Read on for an inside look into three of the best garages in the world, as well as tips on how to transform a home garage into an impressive space.
Larry Seinfeld’s Garage
Comedian Jerry Seinfield is known for having a huge car collection, so obviously the actor needs a suitable place to store them right? Seinfeld came up with an incredible way to store his cars in New York – he has an underground garage in Manhattan. His garage contains a whopping 46 Porches as well as a large living space area, club, billiard table and office. The garage is super high-tech, and Seinfeld has climate and security controls linked to his phone so he can adjust them or take a look at his garage from wherever he is in the world. A fun fact is that Seinfeld actually lives three blocks away from his garage on Central Park West!
While an underground parking lair slash million dollar man-cave may be out of your reach, there are several things that you can do to update your garage Seinfeld style. If it’s large enough you can clear a corner and bring a small fridge into the area to keep cool drinks and a beer or two.
Francis Wisniewski’s Garage
Classic car lovers will drool over the sight of this businessman’s impressive garage. Located in Chicago, Wiseniewski wanted to bring a touch of Las Vegas Glamour to the space. The enormous 15,000 square foot garage contains hundreds of classic cars along with some incredible supercars. He stores his cars side-by-side and on lifts in order to save some space. Other features inside of this garage include a gambling room, basketball court, a welcome to Las Vegas sign and a huge collection of sports memorabilia. It is estimated that this garage costs over $1million to complete.
Ralph Lauren’s Dad Garage
Fashion designer Ralph Lauren’s car collection was getting so big that he needed a dedication space to store them all in style. Eventually a large space that used to be an old car dealership went up for sale, and it was immediately snapped up by Lauren as his new showroom. The garage is beautifully designed with a stainless steel floor, white pillars and mood lighting which helps to draw the eye to the cards and display them in such an incredible light.
While it may not be possible to purchase such large space for you garage, it does show that lighting and decor in a garage does play an important role in displaying the cars in the best possible way.
So there you have it, three amazing and extravagant garages that will make anyone green with envy. Remember, you can upgrade your home garage with simple items like car movers, tool walls, lighting and garage flooring.