A Flatiron duplex out of most New Yorkers’ “Wildest Dreams” has come on the market for a cool $3.7 million, and whoever scoops it up will own a piece of Taylor Swift history. The superstar shot much of her 1989 album artwork in this apartment spanning two floors of the MacIntyre Building on 18th and Broadway. From the huge windows to the gorgeous spiral staircase, the place is certainly brimming with “Style.”

Price $3,700,000
Space 3 beds, bath
Neighborhood Flatiron
Borough Manhattan

Check out the listing to learn more about the site of the 1989 Polaroid shoot!

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Taylor Swift’s “1989” Photo Shoot Apartment

The current seller turned two apartments on the third and fourth floor into one unit connected by a spiral staircase. Parts of Taylor’s 1989 album artwork shoot took place in what was originally the lower unit (301), which at the time belonged to film director Tannaz Hazemi. The shoot by Sarah Barlow and Stephen Schofield produced the album cover and the Polaroid photos that were included in 1989 CDs — each copy included one of five sets of 13 Polaroids, for a total of 65 total photos.

Many of the photos were taken in the apartment, while others were taken around the city. Barlow and Schofield said they took over 400 Polaroids for the shoot, and considering Swift’s forthcoming 1989 (Taylor’s Version) is rumored to have some photos “from the vault,” more shots from this apartment might soon come to light.

Some of the elements that you can see in the original Polaroids are still intact in the unit, such as the huge, dark-trimmed windows. In one picture, Swift sits in front of a door that’s scrawled with the lyrics, “If you leave me, I’m coming with you” from the Every Time I Die song “Buffalo 666.” The lyrics are still scrawled on the door now, according to listing agent Shane Boyle.

What $3.7 Million Will Get You

The apartment consists of 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms across two floors, which are connected by a custom steel staircase. The 12-foot ceilings and walls of west- and south-facing windows certainly keep the place bright and open, and the open floor plan and vintage details only add to the old-school loft vibes. For instance, the kitchen features reclaimed wood cabinetry and a blue refrigerator, and the primary bathroom includes a copper soaking tub and matching sink. This bathroom also has a wall designed to show the internal structures of the building, like the elevator shaft and cinderblock walls.

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You’ll find custom built-ins throughout the unit, such as the queen-sized Murphy bed downstairs and the platform bed and shelving upstairs. There’s also a butler’s pantry on the second floor, plus a library ladder that leads to overhead storage. And while there are technically three bedrooms, the home office on the second floor could easily become a fourth.

Of course, the price tag also factors in the location, just a block from Union Square in the Flatiron District. The cityscapes from the windows are truly stunning — definitely the kind of city vibes that Swift praises in “Welcome to New York.” So if you’re into both offbeat loft vibes and luxury and have $3.7 million to spare, or if you’re just a major Swiftie, it’s definitely a unit worth checking out.

Check out the listing at 874 Broadway 301/401, listed by Shane Boyle, Theresa Persaud, and Will Ortman of The Agency.

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