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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    Jay Z's former 1000-sq. ft. apartment in Brooklyn, N.Y., is listed for $870,000. The unit is a duplex with two bedrooms upstairs and an open living area on the main floor. He mentions the address in his hit, "Empire State of Mind" with the lyrics, "Took it to my stash spot, 560 State Street."
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    Standing on the building where he used to live, Jay Z posted this image to his website, "Life+Times," Oct. 5, 2012, days after Barclays Center opened, with the caption, "On the roof at 560 State St. Words can't describe."
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    The apartment building was renovated in 2005, when this unit first sold for $598,014. It has six over-sized windows and 10 ft.-high ceilings.
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    Jay Z, whose real name is Shawn Carter,was raised in a public housing unit. There are now 39 units on the property, which was originally built around 1900.
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    The listing states that the "loft-like" unit has a "chef's kitchen," which has an island.
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    The duplex "enjoys open exposure and treetop views from six oversized windows," the listing states.
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    One of the bathrooms is shown.
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    The listing states, "560 State Street marries the inimitable charm of a bygone era with every modern convenience."
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  • Jay Z Lists Former Brooklyn Apartment

    The listing states: "Centrally located at the crossroads of the Boerum Hill, Fort Greene and Park Slope neighborhoods, 560 State Street is steps from the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), the Barclays Center and the Atlantic Avenue Center and transportation hub."
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