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Big reveal: $1.495M for a chic Hell’s Kitchen 2BR

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Did you guess the correct asking price?

The living room of a New York City apartment has an exposed brick wall and modern furniture, and there is a kitchen with high-end appliances. Photographs by Ken Chen at Even Joseph, Courtesy of Compass

This week’s Pricespotter apartment, a chic two-bedroom in Hell’s Kitchen, is located in a former piano factory on West 46th Street near 10th Avenue—a fact that one of our commenters gleaned—and is asking $1.495 million. The commenter who came closest to that price tag without going over is notbuying, who guessed $1.45 million; Donnie Moder also came close, with $1.499 million.

Some of the vintage details from the building’s 19th-century origins time can still be found in this particular unit—it has exposed brick, wide-plank wood flooring, and original wooden ceiling beams.

But it’s also benefited from a recent renovation, which brought in stainless steel appliances, LED lights, and new heating and A/C units. A foyer leads into the living room and the kitchen beyond that, both of which come with plenty of closet space. The two bedrooms are a nice size, and the bathrooms are clean and new.

As some commenters noted, this is a ground-floor unit, which could be a drawback; but on the plus side, it’s close to the building’s shared laundry room and courtyard.

The apartment is listed with Compass’s Bobby Larrea; let’s look at the floorplan one more time:

A floorplan detailing the layout of a New York City apartment with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, a large living room, and an open-plan kitchen.