The Second Coming: A Home Built for the Return of Jesus Christ? (Inside Look)

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Back in May, a stunning home hit the market for $14.9 million. Built on the "highest point in all of New York City," with chandeliers from The Plaza Hotel, stained glass windows and ceilings adorned in 24-carat gold leaves, it was divine, to say the least.

Quite literally divine, as it turned out. The mansion in the Riverdale neighborhood of the Bronx was built in 1925 by a wealthy and very devout New Yorker named Genevieve Griscom -- who never actually lived in the home. Neighbors and the press speculated that the home was built for Jesus Christ himself (who probably would object to that luxurious outdoor hot tub) on his Second Coming. Naturally, we had to check this place out for ourselves!

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Like what you see? Sean McPeak of Prudential Douglas Elliman has the listing.

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