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Writing in New York magazine's Best of the '00s issue recently, architecture critic Justin Davidson called Richard Meier's Perry Street twins?our #3 best new building(s) of the decade?an "ode to transparent city living." Cross out "city," replace it with "celebrity," and you've unlocked the real truth behind 173-176 Perry's appeal. Hey, when you negotiate $19 million off the original asking price, you can afford two Christmas trees.
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