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The Airshaft Premium

By Teri Karush Rogers | October 28, 2010 - 10:21AM

So if 98% of Manhattan is lethally noisy, should apartments with bedrooms that face the back of the building or airshaft  command a premium?  Besides their potentially life-extending (relative) quietude, think of all the money to be saved on earplugs and blood pressure medicine.  Bonus:  With no sweeping views to admire, you can shut those curtains and meander to the bathroom like a normal nude person instead of getting all out of breath windowstreaking. (NY Post via Gawker; previously)

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Founder and publisher Teri Karush Rogers launched Brick Underground in 2009. As a freelance journalist, she covered New York City real estate for the The New York Times. Teri has been featured as an expert on New York City residential real estate by The New York Times, New York Daily News, amNew York, NBC Nightly News, The Real Deal, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, and NY1 News, among others. Teri holds a BA in journalism and a law degree from New York University. 

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