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Old 04-27-2013, 12:36 AM
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Paris apartment untouched for 70 years.

urban archaeology: sleeping beauty’s paris apartment discovered | the paris apartment

Wonder why this wasn't big news a few years ago. Just discovered it.
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Old 04-27-2013, 02:18 AM
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I bet it has been stripped down into bedsits by now.
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Old 04-27-2013, 03:51 AM
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Wild story. Doesn't say anything about any heirs.

One commenter said:

Wow, I could have squatted here rent free for all that time.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:43 AM
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Every landlords dream, a tenant who pays on time every time and puts no wear and tear on the property.....

Seriously interesting story though. It would have made a nice pocket museum.
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Old 04-27-2013, 07:18 AM
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Every landlords dream, a tenant who pays on time every time and puts no wear and tear on the property.....
I did that for a year on my last mobilization since I was too lazy to move my stuff in and out of storage and didn't want to live in the Motel 6 while hunting for an apartment upon my return.
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