Photographer Picks Up Classy Digs

Photog David LaChapelle may not be the most classy photographer around (numerous bios note he's noted for his unique, sexualized and humorous style), but apparently, his real estate tastes are quite different than his fine art photography style. LaChapelle recently scooped up a classic and beautiful parlor-level co-op at 427 West 21st Street for $1.74 million. Take a peek at the photographer's new sophisticated digs. View the listing.

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Photog David LaChapelle may not be the most classy photographer around (numerous bios note he's noted for his unique, sexualized and humorous style), but apparently, his real estate tastes are quite different than his fine art photography style. LaChapelle recently scooped up a classic and beautiful parlor-level co-op at 427 West 21st Street for $1.74 million. Take a peek at the photographer's new sophisticated digs. <a href="http://www.stribling.com/propinfo.asp?webid=1248572&type=SALEn" target="_blank">View the listing</a>.
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The Parlor Floor townhouse was originally built way back in 1854. The living room features intricate hand-carved plaster moldings, a fireplace (one of three marble ones in the house), and wood floors.
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The chef's kitchen is a bit small, but luckily, Manhattan has an exorbitant number of take-out and dine-in restaurants for LaChapelle to choose from.
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The home boasts 12-foot ceilings, etched glass, custom cabinetry and tailored lighting.
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The super elegant spread features a private terrace, which is surrounded by century old trees and gardens.
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LaChapelle paid nearly $1.74 million for the classy spread, which was created by architects Povero & Company.
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Located in West Chelsea, the parlor floor townhouse is located within walking distance to the High Line, gallery district, Hudson River Park and all the clubs in the Meatpacking District.
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In addition to the hand-carved plaster moldings and wood trim, the house includes built-in audio and visual systems and electronically controlled window treatments.
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The photographer's new crib features four total rooms -- one bedroom and one bathroom.
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