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Jon Hamm’s modest NYC Penthouse


Take a look at the floor plan of this apartment.

It’s nice enough, sure, but does it look like a succesful 10-time Emmy nominee actor lives here? Well, he does. Mad Men’s Jon Hamm shares this 2 bed, 2 bath with actress ladyfriend Jennifer Westfeldt. And they have put it on the market.

It’s not their primary residence, that’s LA, but they likely spent quite a bit of cash on renovating it. I love the sunroom in the back. Especially the window panes. But I would have done more with the space. Probably turned it into a conservatory with lush plants and flowers. And maybe I would’ve panelled the walls with low bookshelves. And the rug is very blah….

Despite its humble size, the apartment is listed for $2,450,000… It’s hard to believe, but I actually think that’s a trick to get it sold fast. The terrace is a massive commodity in NYC as is the view of Central Park. The price therefore surprises me a bit. However, true to NYC fashion, there are monthly charges of $3,661. That does include taxes, a part-time doormen and porter, a live-in super, storage rooms and free laundry facilities.

The building was designed by renowned architect Rosario Candela. He was most famous for his many NYC apartment blocks. Apartments in his buildings are popular because both kitchens and bathrooms tend to have windows, as is the case in this particular property

Source and images: The Real Estalker

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Don Draper’s apartment


With the return of Mad Men we were introduced to Don and Megan’s wonderful love nest; apartment 17-B. It is a 60s style penthouse on top of a high-rise in NYC. In the episode where Megan surprises her beau with a wonderful rendition of Gillian Hills’ Zou Bisou Bisou a guest complains about the street noise below. That might be the catch as for the rest this place is wonderful!

Shag carpets, sunken living room, bold design patterns and an abundance of built-in cabinetry, it has the aesthetic of what I wouldn’t mind calling home! It has the sofa I’ve been thinking of buying. I’d get it in petrol though….

Megan singing Zou Bisou Bisou for Don