Although each of these nine statement homes bear no resemblance to one another, their message is the same. Each was built as a form of retribution.
1. Million Dollar Madness
The owner of this million-dollar mansion in the otherwise tasteful and upscale neighborhood of Kensington, England sought his revenge by painting it in large vertical red and white stripes. Zipporah Lisle Mainwaring decided on this course of action when an application to rebuild the home with a two-story basement was turned down by the city planning council.