Former Governor Mitt Romney brought attention to this outrageous amenity, but he's certainly not the only high-end home owner or luxury real estate developer installing a car elevator. American Custom Lifts, maker of the PhantomPark car elevator, has seen orders balloon from two or three per month to about 20. Several new high-rise projects have incorporated their own versions of the car elevator as well: 200 11th Avenue in Manhattan and the up-and-coming Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, both boast lifts that carry autos from the buildings' basements to apartments' front doors.
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