Own a Hell Square Penthouse with Irrigated Roofdeck

Posted on: June 12th, 2013 at 10:14 am by
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In case you wanted to own a tenement penthouse in the heart of Hell Square, have a gander at this listing. The post comes to us via Trulia, which touts the duplex condo (2BR/1 bath) atop 157 Ludlow Street as both “whimsical” and “exciting.” Those adjectives – and the weekly exercise of dodging horse shit and urine – will cost you $2.87 million.

Here are the vitals:

Enter onto an open loft plan with living room, dining area, powder room and kitchen with West and North exposures. The entire room is accented by a two story staircase with skylight. Upstairs, there are two bedrooms both with ensuite baths and the master bedroom in particular offers privacy, excellent closet space and a show stopper master bathroom. The landscaped and automatically irrigated private… roof deck is over 250 square feet complete with outdoor shower and views of the entire city! Rarely available and one of a kind!

Your neighbors will love you for the outdoor shower…

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