The Real Deal New York

Now-famous New Yorkers reveal their worst apartments ever

March 22, 2010 09:41AM

Celebrities’ first New York City apartments: just as awful as the rest of ours. A new book out next week by the editors of New York Magazine, “My First New York: Early Adventures in the Big City,” details the worst of now-successful New Yorkers’ living experiences. In 1998, “Saturday Night Live” star Andy Samberg lived in a two-bedroom West Village rodent-filled apartment that he and three friends turned into a four-bedroom with “a lot of curtains.” Meanwhile, Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter lived in the Prince George Hotel for $22 per night, but only because he dressed the part of a student in order to get a discounted rate. “I had to dress like a student in the morning, go downstairs to settle the bill for the previous night in cash, and take my suit with me to work,” Carter said. [Post]

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