What would you do if you inherited $30M in today's money?
Henry Mercer bult himself a castle and a museum, from concrete.
Fire-proof, even windows (frames) are built from concrete!
100+ years later they are still standing, employing, and amazing people.
What would the cost, or even possibility, to build such buildings today?
Below is the AI calculated pro-rated cost by Wolfram Alpha, with average inflation rate for 100 years.
The Mercer Museum is a six-story reinforced concrete castle designed by Henry Mercer (1856-1930) and completed in 1916. Today, it is one of Bucks County’s premier cultural attractions and a Smithsonian affiliate.
Museum Pass | Burlington County Library