That's right a parking spot for $1 million! Well, that's not quite fair. It's a one-space, 12x23 foot parking garage with 15-foot ceilings that would allow the space to be "duplexed" to allow storage of two cars. The garage comes with its own deed and the owner will still pay monthly maintenance fees.

But wait, there's more! While the price tag is a cool million, eligible buyers first must purchase a condo in the building of at least 8,000 sq. feet. The penthouse would qualify with 8,000 square feet of living space and a 3,000-square foot terrace. You'll need at least $38.8 million for that one. But the water used in its showers will at least be fortified with vitamin C and aloe.

The New York Post calculates that for the same amount of money you'll pay for just the garage, you could incur a $115 parking ticket every day for almost 24 years.


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      MTN RANGER
      • 2 Years Ago
      But... You don't have to worry about your car getting damaged/burglarized/stolen. And if you can afford that price, you probably have a really nice car too.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @MTN RANGER
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      Andre Neves
      • 2 Years Ago
      As someone who lives 15 mins away and frequently goes into Manhattan, I'm not one bit surprised about this. Really.
        telm12345
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Andre Neves
        Was just about to post that! Living in Manhattan, I've seen crazier things. (and I'm not just talking about the hipsters in the neighborhood)
          RGT881
          • 2 Years Ago
          @telm12345
          Sorry telm I accidentally downgraded your lost...typing on a smartphone. So you guys got hippies or hipsters? If latter then major ewww, these people are the worst with their hair and tight jeans.
      Big Squid
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, I could totally park in front of that million dollar parking spot and then the cops would boot me and then the guy who owned that spot would be screwed.
        clquake
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Big Squid
        It's a tow zone, it would take you weeks to get it back.
      Drivesolo
      • 2 Years Ago
      So for $1millon + maintenance fees, you get a one car garage, w/ graffiti on the outside and what looks to be a decrepit shared sidewalk/driveway patched up w/ asphalt over old concrete?
        prince_david
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Drivesolo
        yeah this place looks like a dump!
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Drivesolo
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        RocketRed
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Drivesolo
        It's actually two spaces, at least. 12X23. (15ft ceilings you could maybe stack more with ramps) , if you are buying a 38m apartment, you are not going to care a whit for 1m to park your two cars. If you drive the kind of car most people with 38m homes have, you definitely are not going to be parking on the street or giving your keys to some goons to constantly shuffle your car around in a contract garage.
        MJC
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Drivesolo
        LOL. Yes, yes you do.
      KAG
      • 2 Years Ago
      A good reason to not live in New York, nuts.
      oRenj9
      • 2 Years Ago
      If you're spending $39M on a penthouse apartment, what is another million for a parking spot? (A rounding error)
      NY EVO X MR GUY
      • 2 Years Ago
      I can see if NYC had great schools, a steady job market, superior info-structure, a declining crime-rates, a mayor that isnt corrupt and the top police force in the country. NYC has none of those. Taxes are extremely high, traffic is dense because of the flooding of public with buses(that are not always full)and cabs out on the road for money vs individual motorists, highest insurance rates, worst $/sq, a corrupt state government(police abuse of power), once of the worst school systems in the country, rude, high drug use, highest prostitution population(They call them escorts) and a poor quality of life. So if you think that is worth that money, go for it. I am a former NYer and I am glad to be out of there. NYC also has the highest outward migration rate of any state. Basically, that is a waste of money. Not even the athletes from the NY Yankees (Jeter and ARod) want to stay. New York City is all hype. No cash, everything is on credit. Booyah
      fragilecow
      • 2 Years Ago
      "The New York Post calculates that for the same amount of money you'll pay for just the garage, you could incur a $115 parking ticket every day for almost 24 years." When you look at it this way, it actually does not seem to bad of a deal. It is kinda of like renting versus owning, plus you do not have to worry about ticket prices going up, and as land value increases in New York, your holidings increase. I agree with it being a publicity stunt, but still still crazy in my income bracket, but not so if you are have the monies.
      Winsom Cash
      • 2 Years Ago
      Anyone lives in NYC(Manhattan in particular) knows that if you didn't make $250000 net, your living standard is about good as the rats in the subway. Manhattan is the city for high earners, the old moneys, and the new moneys. What rest of the US called middle class might is considered poor in NYC. Even LA's living standard is better than NYC's. For the same money, you will get a much better apartment in LA.
        RocketRed
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Winsom Cash
        Common misperception. Median income in Manhattan is about 50K for a family. The average, obviously, is much higher, thanks to people like Jamie Dimon. But he is not a typically New Yorker or Manhattanite. And in no way does an average person live in abject squalor. They don't live as most americans do, i.e., in a 2000 ft^2 house in a subdivision---but they live in Manhattan. And there are many perks to living there, needless to say. Manhattan is not just for bankers and hiptsers, or alternatively criminals and the destitute. The poverty rate is no worse that DC or Baltimore. It's not saying much, but its not like there are only either bankers or paupers on the island. There are continuous, established, communties of working class people there. And, to my continual amazement, very many of them insist on having cars, even though it means moving it across the street four times per week and putting up with damage from braille-method parkers and kids with keys. Or paying a several hundred per month to a garage.
          evannever
          • 2 Years Ago
          @RocketRed
          "They don't live as most americans do" This statement is probably an oversimplification to the sacrifices that middle class New Yorkers have to make compared to their lass urbane counterparts. I tried it and it wasn't for me and the friends I have who stayed have all moved to Brooklyn or Westchester.
        SloopJohnB
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Winsom Cash
        Better weather in LA and incredible women. NYC women pretty skinny.
        oRenj9
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Winsom Cash
        It is safe to assume that you don't live in Manhattan because you have no clue what you're talking about. NYC may be more expensive to live in than most of the country, people with normal incomes will have no problem affording a place.
      Rampant
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like a retired fire station.
      Shiftright
      • 2 Years Ago
      NYC: nice place to visit, couldn't pay men to live there. Well, you couldn't afford to pay me to live there
      Andrew
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is why terrorists hate us... well that and the human rights, womens suffrage, abundant food and Starbucks.
        The_Zachalope
        • 2 Years Ago
        @Andrew
        I'd change that to say women's suffrage, abundant food, and good coffee. Not necessarily Starbucks.
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