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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