The Out-of-Towners

The pitch: “Sophisticated living” in a recently built condo called the Manhattan.
What you get: A 2,590-square-foot two-bedroom penthouse atop a 27-story tower.
Agent: Kathleen Buell; 770-394-3636.
Location: Dunwoody, a “live/work/play” area.
Price: $1.449 million.
Next-door neighbor: Super Target.
If you squint, it could be: West Chelsea …
…where you’d pay: $4.7 million.

The pitch: “Manhattan style” living at “Columbus Circle in historical downtown.”
What you get: A 1,550-square-foot two-bedroom condo with Thames River views.
Agent: Joann DeRaffaele; 860-447-1612.
Location: The old industrial city, near an area slated for big-time redevelopment.
Price: $390,000.
Most recent celebrity resident: Eugene O’Neill. (Before that: Nathan Hale.)
If you squint, it could be: Tribeca …
… where you’d pay: $1.6 million.

The pitch: “New York style” apartment with “new bathroom vanity to light switches to window blinds.”
What you get: A one-bedroom, one-bath “garden level” condo.
Location: Right there downtown, you betcha.
Agent: Peggy Mahar; 701-361-1123.
Price: $39,900.
Number of movies in which Fargo is prominently featured: One.
If you squint, it could be: Uh … Forest Hills? …
… where you’d pay: $300,000.

The pitch: In “the country’s first transit-oriented community,” with direct links to the subway, at Manhattan Parkway Residences.
What you get: A 485-square-foot one-bedroom with a balcony.
Agent: Gloryby Maula; 011-632-844-4449.
Price: 3.15 million pesos (about $65,500).
Cost of a ticket at the local cineplex: 150 pesos ($3.13).
If you squint, it could be: Herald Square …
… where you’d pay: $400,000.

The pitch: “Manhattan style” penthouse with “the best spectacular east south view on [sic] Manhattan skyline and Hudson River.”
What you get: A four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath, 2,800-square-foot penthouse condo.
Agent: Lori Stein; 201-585-8080.
Price: $2.125 million.
Celebrity neighbors, per Wikipedia: Actor Joe Pantoliano and So You Think You Can Dance finalist Heidi Groskreutz.
If you squint, it could be: Battery Park City …
… where you’d pay: $3.375 million.

The pitch: “Sky will bring the best of New York” to something called “Times Square West.”
What you get: A 1,600-square-foot two-bedroom loft at the new Sky lofts.
Agent: Don Mercado; 310-308-9210.
Location: Downtown Los Angeles.
Price: $1.35 million.
Average daily ridership on L.A.’s Metro Rail system: 276,900. (New York City Transit’s figure: 6 million.)
If you squint, it could be: Times Square (East) …
… where you’d pay: $2 million.

The Out-of-Towners