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300-West-End-Avenue-1 (300 West End Avenue via Stribling)
All over the world, viewers have been charmed by the humor, empowering message, and rich aesthetics of award-winning series The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. But history buffs and New Yorkers get a bonus treat out of it: a trip back in time to 1950's New York that shows the nightclubs, department stores, and other locations lost to the ages.

What hasn't been banished to the past are the jaw-droppingly large and gorgeous prewar apartments Miriam "Midge" Maisel and her family inhabit. These homes would appear fabulously and unrealistically extravagant, and the S&P Case Schiller Home Price Index would back up that claim: An apartment the size of the Maisels' would cost $462K in 1959...or around $8 million today.

However, a Refinery29 article revealed that the show's apartments have a basis in history, having been inspired by The Strathmore, a prewar cooperative on the Upper West Side. This building does not currently have any openings, but there are still classic co-ops to be found that would fit right into Mrs. Maisel's world. Bear in mind that while the apartments may be beautifully preserved, the prices have not been frozen in time: A four-bedroom home in The Astor would have been worth around $631K in 1959, but is now listed for $5.45 million.

110-Riverside-Drive-1 All images of 110 Riverside Drive via Corcoran
110-Riverside-Drive-2 Foyer
110-Riverside-Drive-3 Bedroom
Expansive, well-maintained home across from Riverside Park presents a gracious layout, fabulous flow, and endless possibilities for entertaining and living. Old World details include high beamed ceilings, open archways, hardwood floors, decorative fireplace, deep closets, and an entry closet that has been turned into an Art Deco dry bar. All bedrooms have generous closets and oversized windows, and the corner master suite boasts a full bath and windowed dressing room. See floor plan and full details here.

400-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of The Monticello via Optimar International Realty
400-West-End-Avenue-2 Dining room
400-West-End-Avenue-3 Kitchen
This expansive co-op in the heart of the Upper West Side is currently configured as a two-bedroom, but has the flexibility and floor-space to be turned into three. A grand foyer leads to an open living room with south-facing windows, soaring ceilings, custom built-ins, and faux fireplace mantle. The oversized bedrooms have excellent light, abundant storage, and en suite baths. See floor plan and full details here.

473-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of 473 West End Avenue via Douglas Elliman
473-West-End-Avenue-2 Dining room
473-West-End-Avenue-3 Bedroom
Beautifully laid out apartment in a stunning, full-service building displays original prewar layout, gorgeous bones, soaring ceilings, and bright eastern exposures. A gracious entry foyer with walk-in coat closet leads to a gorgeously proportioned living room and formal dining room adjoined by French doors. The windowed kitchen off the dining room presents excellent possibilities, and the former maid's room would make a perfect office or den. See floor plan and full details here.

246-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of Howard House via Core
246-West-End-Avenue-2 Living room
246-West-End-Avenue-3 Foyer
Stunning, half-floor classic six in a J.E.R. Carpenter-designed cooperative boasts soaring ceilings, triple exposures, excellent light, and a variety of gorgeous views. A gorgeous foyer offers a gallery wall and access to the large living room. The windowed kitchen opens into a spacious formal dining room with a decorative fireplace. See floor plan and full details here.

300-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of 300 West End Avenue via Stribling
300-West-End-Avenue-2 Dining room
300-West-End-Avenue-3 Bedroom
A private elevator landing leads to this luxurious home in an intimate prewar cooperative. Upon entry, a gracious gallery leads to an enormous living room with wood-burning fireplace, adjacent to the formal dining room and library. All bedrooms are in a separate wing and have en suite baths, and the master suite boasts a wood-burning fireplace and separate office/study. See floor plan and full details here.

235-West-75th-Street-1 All images of The Astor via Evan Joseph
235-West-75th-Street-2 Bedroom
235-West-75th-Street-3 Master bath
This exquisitely designed apartment may feature high-end appliances and prewiring for home automation, but features like high ceilings, expansive proportions, and wood-burning fireplace nod to the charm of the prewar era. The incomparable Great Room opens up to a chef's eat-in kitchen with marble countertops and backsplash, center island, top-of-the-line appliances, and Lefroy Brooks fixtures. The master suite has a large walk-in closet, dressing area, and luxurious marble bath. See floor plan and full details here.

270-West-End-Avenue-1 All images of 270 West End Avenue via Sotheby's
270-West-End-Avenue-2 Living room
270-West-End-Avenue-3 Bedroom
Beautifully renovated Upper West Side apartment effortlessly combines gracious prewar style with modern updates for the best of both worlds. Old World features include a wide formal entry gallery, expansive proportions, soaring ceilings, and lustrous hardwood floors throughout. However, the kitchen has been updated with new appliances, vented range hood, washer/dryer, and butler's pantry. See floor plan and full details here.

344-West-72nd-Street-1 All images of The Chatsworth via Evan Joseph
344-West-72nd-Street-2 Great Room
344-West-72nd-Street-3 Master bath
This prewar gem on the Upper West Side has been renovated and updated with high-end finishes and abundant amenities, but not at the expense of its timeless charm. Features of this apartment include coffered ceilings, custom millwork, and 5" solid oak flooring. The master suite offers a massive walk-in closet and luxurious bath with dual vanities and lavish marble. See floor plan and full details here.

5-Riverside-Drive-1 All images of 5 Riverside Drive via Warburg
5-Riverside-Drive-2 Dining room and kitchen
5-Riverside-Drive-3 Bedroom
Impeccable home in an Art Deco cooperative boasts western sunlight and direct views of Riverside Park and the Hudson River through large picture windows. Inside, a sunken living room is rich in prewar details like beamed ceilings, custom built-ins, herringbone floors, and decorative fireplace. The elegant dining room has beautiful casement windows and easy access to a windowed kitchen with high-end appliances and custom cabinetry. See floor plan and full details here.

225-West-86th-Street-1 All images of The Belnord via Douglas Elliman
225-West-86th-Street-2 Study
225-West-86th-Street-3 Master bath
Extraordinary home in a New York City landmark boasts 10' ceilings, northern and southern exposures, fully restored oversized windows, and white oak floors with chevron and plank patterns. The stunning Great Room flows seamlessly into an enormous, state-of-the-art eat-in kitchen. The master suite offers courtyard views, two walk-in closets, and windowed marble bath. See floor plan and full details here.

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