Parents are trying to keep their older children at home with new fantastical luxury rooms that capture the interests of their offspring, reports the Wall Street Journal.
The new upscale rooms are thematic recreations that focus on personal interests of the 10 to 17 year old offspring. The trend is taking place on both sides of the country, as parents are investing $750,000 ... and more.
These rooms are recreation centers that offer the ultimate personal space where kids can be kids—where they can play and do their homework in their own customized environment.
Chris Pollack recently finished renovating a Manhattan townhouse that includes a 1,000-square-foot teen suite with ping-pong and billiards tables, a recording studio, kitchen and a theater for movies and videogames. The estimated cost: roughly $750,000.