The one he built in Charleston is supposed to be awesome.
It was featured in Travel and Leisure (or some such magazine I was reading while my kids were getting haircuts).
It's a game of chicken... he knows Charlottesville will give in to some of his tax demands so he will do something with the property. Now that it's been deemed "structurally sound", he's got some time to let the game play out.
Meanwhile, Charlottesville will seem it to be a safety hazard and start fining him.
Meanwhile, we get to stare at that monstrosity and wonder...