Season 3 of the hit Amazon show The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel became available a few days ago. One of the themes — and this isn’t really a spoiler — is real estate and how damn expensive it can be.
Streeteasy took a closer look at the unit where Midge Maisel’s parents live. It’s at the Strathmore, a real building on 113th and Riverside Drive.
In fact, viewers even get to see the apartment’s gorgeous Hudson River view in this season. To recreate the “classic 6” that the family lives in, Streeteasy looked at sales of two adjacent apartments in the building (some readers point out that this apartment appears to be quite a bit larger than a classic 6). And here’s what they came to:
We took a look at the real building and found two units, #12CD and #12N, that could be combined to make a home comparable to what Midge and her family have on the show. In 2017, these units sold for a combined $8,850,000. So if “The Marvelous Mrs Maisel” were to take place today, Midge’s family would have a place worth just shy of $9 million.
But how much would the home have been worth back in 1959? Based on data from the U.S. Census and the S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index, StreetEasy estimates that Midge Maisel’s apartment would have been worth approximately $462,000 in 1959.