Our daily look at some of the most severe recent PriceChoppers in the run-up to Halloween (and in the wake of market madness) continues! Today we head south to Little Chitaly, the little neighborhood that (still?) could.
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The 23-unit luxury development 123 Baxter burst onto the scene in 2005, dubbed "Jetsonville" by one of its many brokers for the building's automated garage and robotic appliances. The building's early greatest hitsfree BMWs, "trust fund babies," website disputes and allcan be seen here. Lately, Jetsonville (at Baxter and Hester Streets) has taken some dark turns. The three most expensive unitstwo penthouses and one duplex "townhouse" with a private entrancelingered on the market, branded the "Gem Collection" and given their own S&M-inspired website. In May, a razor blade attack and shootout in the building's lobby left one person dead. Since then all three Gems have been trimmed, and one penthouses is in contract. The 2BR, 2,355sqft townhouse took the biggest tumble, reflected in the stats above. A tipster also reports that the broker's commission has been increased to 8%. The market for precious stones appears to be slipping.
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