From Penthouse to Playhouse: Inside the New York City Duplex with an 18ft Stainless Steel SLIDE

UK Mail OneMay 07, 2012
There’s finally an apartment for the man that refuses to act his age - and it has even got a slide to keep him forever young.

Nestled on 13th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, the asking price for this 2,400 square foot duplex is just $3.9 million, a little more than the average kid's allowance.

Beyond the slide, it’s got four bedrooms, four baths, two terraces, a garden and just about every other amenity from those adults suffering from playground envy.

Expensive Toys: Nestled on 13th Street between 1st Avenue and Avenue A, the asking price for this 2,400 square foot duplex is just $3.9 million

What a Man Wants: Professional poker player Phil Galfond commissioned the slide to be custom built by an engineering firm for a cool $250,000

It Gets Better: Even though the slide is the centerpiece of the man-child palace, the apartment also boasts a game room with a $35,000 glass pool table and a 18-foot high atrium

The stainless steel sculpture was delivered by freight train to its East Village home.

‘The owner combined two apartments and he wanted to put a fun and creative new way of going from the top level to the bottom, CORE broker Lindsee Silverstein said.

Sweet Dreams: The apartment has four bedrooms, four baths, two terraces, a garden and just about every other amenity

Apples and Pears: There's also a staircase for the less adventurous

Step Right Up: The condo has 360 degree views of New York City as well as a 24-hour door man and concierge

It connects the upstairs office to the downstairs living room with just 18 feet of fun.

There’s also a staircase for the less adventurous.

Even though the slide is the centerpiece of the man-child palace, the apartment also boasts a game

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