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The Next-Level Man Cave
Lauren Murrow | Photo: Courtesy of Wingtip | December 11, 2012
Wingtip by the numbers—a first look inside of San Francisco's new Gangnam-style social club.
Wingtip takes over 13,000 square feet atop the former Bank of Italy building on December 12—an homage to the birthday of Ol' Blue Eyes. Initiation costs $2,500, in addition to a monthly $100 fee. Here's a by-the-numbers deconstruction of the scotch-stocked, leather-swathed dandy den.
$130k — Cost of the Dormeuil suiting fabric used to upholster the bar furniture
37 — Average age of members
400 Current members
9:1 — Ratio of male to female members)
$5,500 — Value of the '60s-era Russian antiaircraft binoculars on the roof deck
3 rooms devoted to a specific type of booze: Wine, port, and champagne)
$800 — Cost of the on-the-rocks ice ball maker in the billiard room
78 championship courses available in the Full Swing virtual golf room
$100k — Value of the Peter Pap Oriental rugs decking the floors
1 Audi S8 model available for car service
12 Wingtip members who purchased an Audi in the past 10 months
50 (150 by spring 2013) single-malt scotches and bourbons on hand in the "whiskey corner"
Originally published in the December 2012 issue of San Francisco.