Scavenger Hunt Apartment in NYC

architect builds scavenger hunt into nyc apartment

Architect Eric Clough secretly built an insane scavenger hunt into a Park Avenue apartment he renovated. It took the family months to discover the scavenger hunt and weeks after that to figure it all out.


“In any case, the finale involved, in part, removing decorative door knockers from two hallway panels, which fit together to make a crank, which in turn opened hidden panels in a credenza in the dining room, which displayed multiple keys and keyholes, which, when the correct ones were used, yielded drawers containing acrylic letters and a table-size cloth imprinted with the beginnings of a crossword puzzle, the answers to which led to one of the rectangular panels in the tiny den, which concealed a chamfered magnetic cube, which could be used to open the 24 remaining panels, revealing, in large type, the poem written by Mr. Klinsky.” Whew!