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Doctor Strange's Mansion

This odd 3-story townhouse located at 177A Bleecker Street (on the corner of Bleecker Street and Fenno Place) in New York City's Greenwich Village is known in some circles as the residence of the occult expert Doctor Stephen Strange. Few, however, realize that it is also the Sanctum Sanctorum of Earth's Sorcerer Supreme.

Previous buildings on the site all came to mysterious ends, usually through fire. Pagan cults maintained a sanctuary there during the colonial days and it is thought to be the location where Native American tribes had once held arcane rituals. The structure of the townhouse and the ground beneath it is a nexus point for supernatural energies. It was this "aura" that originally attracted Doctor Strange to the dwelling at the outset of his mystical career. The house, reputed by local residents to be haunted, is indeed magically "alive".

Among the many oddities of the building is that there is more space on the inside of the building than there would seem to be from without. There are mystical labyrinthine corridors and a seemingly endless succession of rooms. Furthermore, the arrangement of rooms, hallways, and furniture seems to change from time to time, apparently by itself. There are, however, a few rooms that remain constant in location and appearance. These are:
Laundry Room
Storage Cellar
1st Floor
Drawing Room
Living Room
Dining Room
2nd Floor
Strange's Bedchambers
Guest Quarters
Wong's Bedchambers
3rd Floor
Meditation Chamber
Storage Area for Occult Artifacts
Chamber of Shadows (where the Orb of Agamotto is kept)
In addition to the front door, there is an alleyway on Fenno Place that leads to a small courtyard behind the house. Presumably, a door from the mansion opens into the courtyard. There is also a circular stairway from the 3rd floor onto the roof.

The Sanctum Sanctorum is protected from magical invasion by an intricate permanent spell of protection constructed by Doctor Strange to interweave with the house's inherent universal energies. Umar broke through these energies and destroyed the mansion, but did not take the time to cast the Psychic Seal of Permanence upon the location, so Doctor Strange simply reversed the spell at a later date.