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Pegged for Greatness

bedroom, 710-square-foot apartment conveniently situated on the southeast corner of Manhattan’s Union Square, he knew right away that he wanted to renovate. “This is the exact location I wanted to be in, but I thought it could do more,” he explains. The old apartment’s inadequacies would be familiar to anyone who’s ever

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