03/28/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Mayor Bloomberg's Home Not Large Enough, Buys Out The Neighbors

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's town house at 17 East 79th Street is the epitome of Upper East Side elegance: five stories of flawless Beaux-Arts limestone with 7,500 square feet of exquisite living space, all within steps of Central Park.

But for the mayor, it seems, the house has been a bit cramped.

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