Did You Know About These Hidden Spaces Inside Famous Architecture?
Apartment located in the Eiffel Tower, Paris
While many are aware that Gustav Eiffel (the architect behind the Eiffel Tower) added a secret apartment at the top of the Eiffel Tower, some may not know that in 2016 HomeAway made a temporary rental apartment located on the first level of the Eiffel Tower. So for the first time ever guests were able to spend the night in the Eiffel Tower.
Congressional Bunker, Greenbrier Hotel, West Virginia
While in 1950 the bunker was highly classified since it was designed to hide members of congress in the event of a national emergency, now individuals can tour the bunker located in the basement of the Greenbrier hotel in Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, Amsterdam
While today the space is used as a museum, in 1663, it was a space of worship that was concealed due to fear of religious persecution.
Le Showcase, underneath the Pont Alexandre III, Paris
Accessed through a concealed staircase at the Pont Alexandre III is the Le Showcase nightclub is nestled underneath the bridge.
Floor 103 at the Empire State Building
While the public has access to the observation deck and can visit the 'official' top floor located at the 102nd floor, many don't know about or will never reach the 103rd floor of the Empire State Building. That is because the 103rd floor is closed to the public (appropriately so given the lack of safety measures) and has only been visited by a select few with celebrity status.
Room Within the Torch of Statue of Liberty
Prior to World War I, individuals could have visited a room tucked inside the torch of the Statue of Liberty. While the room still currently exists today, it hasn't welcomed visitors since the war due to the damage.
One Times Square
Since many are over stimulated by the advertisements in Times Square, they don't realize that the One Times Square building that was once the headquarters of the New York Times has zero tenants inside. It's able to not only survive but also thrive off of the revenue from the ads placed on the building.