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This week: Live/work lofts

1. Los Angeles Started in New York City in the 1970s, live/work housing allows for residential use of commercial work spaces, a concept that’s spread to other cities. Built in 2011, this two-bedroom, three-bathroom loft is located downtown in the Arts District. Features of the open-floor-plan apartment include exposed brick walls, vaulted ceilings, and clerestory windows for additional light. A large glass door off the master bedroom leads to a terrace area. $1,250,000. Joshua Gaunya, Deasy/Penner & Partners, (310) 275-2223

2. New York This corner penthouse loft, in an 1872 cast-iron building, is located in America’s first live/work neighborhood, SoHo. The three-bedroom apartment has 17-foot ceilings, exposed-wood columns, hardwood floors, and a sauna. Additional work space includes a studio on the mezzanine and a large office on the ground floor. $7,500,000. Slim and Rudi Hanja, Brown Harris Stevens, (212) 317-3670

3. Atlanta Located in the Castleberry Hill neighborhood, this three-bedroom loft features a gourmet kitchen, exposed brick walls, an elevator, and tin ceilings. The building includes a roof deck with views of Atlanta and a two-car drive-through garage. $1,500,000. Jonathan Huff, Keller Williams Realty, (404) 564-5560

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4. San Francisco This two-story, 6,000-square-foot penthouse is located in the SoMa neighborhood near Yerba Buena Gardens and museums, and is close to the Ferry Market. Interior details include cement and hardwood floors, skylights, a master bath with a Jacuzzi, and an elevator. The loft comes with three parking spaces and storage space. $3,298,000. Victoria Tucker and Joan Foppiano, Pacific Union International/Top Agent Network, (415) 447-6234

5. New York This 2,769-square-foot garden duplex is located in the award-winning Chelsea Modern. The one-bedroom apartment includes an open kitchen, a master bath with a Philippe Starck tub, and gallery space. Building amenities include a rooftop terrace, a fitness center, and a 24-hour doorman. $2,495,000. Nobel Black, Corcoran Group, (212) 444-7926

6. Miami This 5,436-square-foot loft in the Performing Arts District was built in 2005. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment features custom Italian kitchen cabinets, hardwood floors, and concrete walls. Building amenities include a fitness center, a swimming pool, saunas, and parking. $2,000,000. Jocelyn Bagge, Miami Beach Real Estate Properties, (305) 333-0264

Steal of the week

7. Chicago Located in a former pencil factory built in 1920, this two-bedroom loft has 12-foot-high ceilings and 9-foot windows. The open floor plan has a kitchen with a breakfast bar and room for living- and dining-room areas. Building amenities include an exercise room and a roof deck. $335,000. Brian Guzman, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (312) 804-5557

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