The folks over at the Queens Museum of Art have thought of a unique way to battle the economic downturn: selling off some miniature real estate! The establishment's best known piece is the 9,335-square-foot model of New York City that was built for the 1964 World's Fair. For a fairly low price, you can now Adopt-a-Building in any of the small scale five boroughs (your own apartment building may even be there). As of yesterday, single apartments went up for sale for around $50, houses for $250, and as the NY Times reports "for $10,000, developers can have their brand-new glass-tower condo buildings added to the panorama — no matter how many units are languishing on the market."
Read the entire story from Gothamist HERE.