Imagine you have around $2,500,000 to spend on a place and you've narrowed it down to two apartments in the same neighborhood. How do you make up your mind? The answer is simple: you shove them into a metaphorical cage and let them battle it out until one emerges victorious. It's time for Real Estate Deathmatch.
|Address:||120 West 70th Street/||261 West 71st Street #1|
|Beds, Baths:||3, 2||2, 2.5|
? This renovated prewar apartment in 120 West 70th Street claims to be Classic 7, and it would almost qualify if that maid's room (now a "home office") still had it's own bathroom. Still, it's a very nice apartment, quite a bit larger than its counterpart (although neither one lists a square footage), but also with much higher maintenance costs.
? This garden-level duplex in 261 West 71st Street is looks a lot smaller (and lower-ceilinged), but its lower price tag and maintenance costs aren't the only things it offers to make up for that. It also features a solarium leading to a tiered private garden, a wood-burning fireplace in the wood-beamed living room and a private terrace on the upper level.
· Listing: 120 West 70th Street [Halstead]
· Listing: 261 West 71st Street #1 [Brown Harris Stevens]
· Real Estate Deathmatch archives [Curbed]