Unrivaled views. Exorbitant prices. Unsubstantiated ownership rumors. Oh, friends, remember the good ol' days of our rooftop housing obsession? No? Well guess what: It's back anyway! And totally better than ever! That's because all this week we hope to fill you in on at least one apartment-top house per day. Check that. One available apartment-top house per day. Yes, we're hooking you up with ample opportunities to finally ditch the realm of Earthlings and ascend to your castle in the clouds.
First up is this Elliman listing for a duplex on West 51st St., with four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a big wooden deck with plenty of outdoor grilling space and a $1.675 million price tag. Air rights to the building next door come included for necessary view protection. Notes the description: "right out of La Boheme but without all the coughing and the poverty." Uhh, o ... kay? Anyhoo, poorly transferred floorplans and more photos after the jump. We know what you're thinking, and you'll just have to find out for yourself if that angel sculpture can be tossed in as a sweetener.
· Listing: 414 West 51st Street [Elliman]
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