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Rich People Rooftops NYC

Posted in des photos by Adriana on May 25, 2010

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  1. DrunkenMessiah said, on May 30, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Holy shit!

    First off, these are some great photos! It must have been tough locating a good vantage point and then finessing the situation enough to achieve the nice composition in these pictures.

    Yea, you would have to be crazy-rich to afford a large rooftop oasis as seen in these images. You’d need to be especially rich to get the dwelling in the 7th photo from the top. I mean what the hell, is that an ENTIRE MODERN CONDO stuck on top of that old stone building? It looks retro-fitted, what the hell is going on there???

    These images kindof crack me up though. Its obvious that the owners are very wealthy; from the designer patio furniture to the fully-staffed “help” planting trees and cleaning up in photo number 5. However, despite this, their gorgeous little green islands in the sky still have to share space with noisy/hideous air conditioning units, water towers and such.

    Still, I guess when you are there in person it seems like a pretty small sacrifice in exchange for being able to gaze out over the skyline of the greatest city on earth while sipping on your expensive scotch.

  2. Adriana said, on May 30, 2010 at 2:55 pm

    Oh i totally agree with you… And there’s no more to say ๐Ÿ˜‰ you said it all very well :))

  3. ExtraMedium said, on May 30, 2010 at 4:37 pm

    Am I the only one who kinda likes it when rich people spend thousands to get a private bit of paradise, closed off to the poor people, and then someone comes and spoils it all by taking photos of the rest of us to stare at?

  4. Terrence Murray said, on May 30, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    Now show us the poor peoples rooftops.

  5. dendushka said, on May 30, 2010 at 7:41 pm

    I totally wouldnt mind if one of the first 5 roofs where mine…I mean..all of them would be super great but the first 5 ones are the best:):)

  6. Mamgu said, on May 31, 2010 at 6:09 pm

    How much wildlife do they get to see up there, if none them I’ll stay with my feet on the ground here in Wiltshire, England. I fully understand the need to sit and look at greenery under a sky though.

  7. logodesign said, on June 2, 2010 at 6:16 am

    OMG! These are fantastic! They look like miniature models. Great stuff ๐Ÿ˜€

  8. asdsd said, on June 2, 2010 at 12:49 pm

    Garbage, couple plants on a roof. Where else do NYCers have to build outdoor areas…to enjoy the grey skies, snow, noise and pollution.

    California, still the best state/lifestyle/culture/mansions/entertainment/weather

  9. Rich People’s Rooftops In NYC said, on June 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm

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  10. Valencia Property said, on June 2, 2010 at 10:02 pm

    You should try some Google Map views from the sky of Valencia or Barcelona. Lovely swimming pools, gardens and jacuzzis under a blue sky. I wouldn’t mind the last one though ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. peanuts said, on June 19, 2010 at 4:44 am

    thats not fair. i want.

  12. Jenell Armfield said, on August 30, 2010 at 11:29 am

    Came across your web site via google the other day and absolutely adore it. Keep up this fantastic work.


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