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Apartment Rental Details Modern Railroad Apartment
Leonard Str | Meserole Ave, Greenpoint

Wonderful 1 Bedroom Apartment Available in a Prime Section of Greenpoint. This is a nice and bright apartment with windows in every room. The apartment features 2 large rooms, kitchen and bathroom. It comes with a great lay out, wood floors, modern kitchen and bath. Perfect for a single or a couple. Heat and hot water included in rent, small pet ok per Owner's approval.
Location:Leonard Str | Meserole Ave
City, State:Greenpoint
Size:700 sq ft
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Railroad Apartment - What is it? A railroad apartment is an apartment with a series of rooms connecting to each other in a line. A hallway typically runs the length of the apartment or flat from the front door to the back door, within each room.
Railroad apartments first made an appearance in New York City in the mid-19th century, and were designed to provide a solution to urban overcrowding. Many early railroad apartments were extremely narrow and buildings were five or six stories high. Few early buildings had internal sanitation, and bathrooms emptied raw sewage into the back yard. In some cases, one family would take up residence in each room, with the hallway providing communal space.
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