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  • But one penthouse stands out as the first of the highly visible top-floor luxury accommodations favored by the fabulously rich in the Roaring Twenties.

    The English Is Coming!

  • He said a buyer has now signed a contract to buy the top-floor apartment with the terrace.

    Splitsville at Jumbo Condo

  • The owner of this Chelsea top-floor loft bought it as raw space during the pre-war building's condo conversion.

    A Meticulous Design in Manhattan

  • With stock markets churning and the economy questionable, New York developer Gary Barnett has picked a strange time to erect Manhattan's tallest residential building, one featuring a five-star hotel and with top-floor penthouses available for nearly $100 million apiece.

    Developer Courts the Global Elite

  • Flavia covertly scrutinizes cadavers with the unemotional detachment of a pre-adolescent whose top-floor laboratory includes a fully articulated skeleton "Yorick" and who thinks that the most exciting scenes in "Romeo and Juliet" are those involving toxicology: "I had formed the opinion that while Shakespeare was good with words, he knew beans about poisons."

    Stains of Blood on New-Fallen Snow

  • The cocktail bar-stylings of the recently refurbished Mr Tom's on the middle floor act as a plush portal to 2011's finale, with access to the top-floor Ballroom, complete with the city's biggest outdoor rooftop terrace.

    New Year's Eve clubs

  • I used to live on the top-floor of this apartment complex on a hill, and it was a new development area but not that wealthy, and it overlooked a road that went out toward farm country to the east.

    intertribal: late-night blabber

  • To engage more with younger members, it has hung a 60-inch television in the top-floor bar, while the squash courts are being eyed for new uses such as yoga classes and an indoor golf driving range.

    Some Exclusive Clubs Struggle to Retain Allure

  • Authorities allege that Charles Smith, a Georgetown freshman, and his friend John Perrone were using chemicals and other substances to make the hallucinogenic drug dimethyltryptamine, or DMT, in Smith's top-floor room in the nine-story Harbin Hall.

    Lori's A.M. Buzz: Hold onto your hats

  • In a claustrophobic top-floor room at Three Mills Studios in east London, a key pub scene is almost ready to shoot on Chickens, a new Channel 4 comedy pilot.

    Chickens: What The Inbetweeners did next

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