You can now rent Biggie's "one-room shack" for $4,000 per month! Do you think it's worth it?

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226 Saint James Place, Apt 3 L, which is located in Brooklyn was built in 1920. The "one-room shack" is now a 972-square-foot condo that features tons of natural light. It has three bedrooms, one bathroom, office space, and has been completely remodeled and upgraded. The building's amenities include common roof deck, a garden, laundry room, bike storage, and a barbecue area, according to Biggie grew up on St. James Place and live in the apartment for about 20 years, but it definitely wasn't what it was today.  The are was previously a place people wanted to get out of, not pay $4,000 a month to live in! St. James place has recently been named after Biggie, it is know Christopher Wallace Way. You can see all the pictures of the apartment here.


“During the time that Biggie created masterpieces, this neighborhood was redlined; people didn’t want to live here, people moved out of the neighborhood, they had left us to die,” City Council member Laurie Cumbo said at last week’s street co-naming event.


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