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Three people live in this building. It was bought in 1966 for $102,000. Now real-estate brokers estimate it’s worth at least $30 million.

Photo: Leigh Davis

The Master Bathroom
Originally office space. Maisel designed it, putting down a plywood floor and installing a marble shower stall.

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Amanda’s Bedroom
Maisel built the platforms so his daughter can look at the skyline while lying in bed.

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The Dining Room
The bankers had their meals here. It’s at one end of the open living room. The pressed-tin wall is original.

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The Kitchen
The Maisel kitchen is on the site of the bank’s original kitchen, where staff cooked for the bankers.

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The Kitchen

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The Maisels on the Roof
Linda has a small garden in one corner; this year, she grew tomatoes, basil, peppers, and parsley. The building’s copper trim is still intact.

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The Fifth Floor
The plastic tubing runs along the ceiling and carries cold air. Part of Maisel’s collection of curiosities lines the hallway.

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The Elevator
Maisel used mirrors to enclose the original copper elevator cage for safety.

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The Third Floor
Once bank offices, now gallery space. The original door frames are oak.

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Maisel stores his work in the original safe-deposit vault.

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