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Door closes on 'man cave' development

Posted at 8:13 AM, Feb 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-23 08:13:56-05

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) - For Mike Werchek, the dream of building the ultimate man cave is over.

The Naples Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1RXHOTX) that Collier County commissioners on Monday rejected Werchek's plans to build a place where auto collectors could store their cars and hang out with like-minded souls.

It would have looked more like a residential subdivision, offering air-conditioned suites with second-story lofts, oversized garage doors, private bathrooms and Internet access. It would have included a private club for gatherings and special events.

Geared toward the wealthy, the suites had a starting price in the $200,000s.

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