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05/31/2013 01:32 pm ET

15 Home Roof Deck Designs That Allow You To Eat, Drink And Be Merry (PHOTOS)

There's no denying that an awesome roof deck can make all the difference in a property, especially during the summer. But for most of us, we're lucky if we can even step outside up there, let alone use it to have an awesome party or soak up the sun. So, we're pretty much left to admire those who took advantage of the top of their houses to create some pretty cool hangouts.

We've rounded up a list of rooftops where we'd love to eat, drink and be merry... and in some cases even dip our toes in a crystal-clear pool.

1. Malibu, California
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2. Miami, Florida
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3. Miami, Florida
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4. Miami, Florida
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5. Marina del Rey, California
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6. Dallas, Texas
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7. Destin, Florida
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8. Los Angeles, California
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9. Key West, Florida
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10. Washington DC
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11. Glencoe, Illinois
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12. Coronado, California
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14. Westhampton Beach, New York
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15. Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
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16. Boston, Massachusetts
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Can't get enough of rooftop features? Then check out these plans for a rooftop swimming pool by NL Architects in the slideshow below.

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NL Architects Propose Rooftop Swimming Pool

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