From that netherworld just north of 100th Street destined to become known as Ariel North comes this co-op listing described thusly: "Large bright, high floor alcove studio with open city east exposures in excellent condition." To which we have to wonder, based upon the rough and ready reconstruction of the scene above, since when does putting your bed behind the couch turn a studio into one with an alcove? You can find out for yourself at three open houses next week. Asking price: $429,000.
· Listing: 235 W. 102nd St., 12G [Halstead]
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