Next residents of a luxury building: Police Horses

wish our wild horses had shelter like this .

Tuesday's Horse

 Police Officer Paul Anderson tending to Brooklyn at Pier 76, which the community has been eager for some time to have the Police Department vacate. Credit Michael Nagle for The New York Times Police Officer Paul Anderson tending to Brooklyn at Pier 76, which the community has been eager for some time to have the Police Department vacate. Credit Michael Nagle for The New York Times.

Cross-posted from the New York Times

The newest residences at Mercedes House, a ziggurat of luxury rentals on Manhattan’s Far West Side, provide tenants with creature comforts found nowhere else in the city.

Special flooring soothes legs weary from a long day’s work. Ten-foot-high doors offer easy passage between spacious rooms. A high-tech ventilation system eliminates even the worst odors.

Most crucially, there’s a state-of-the-art hayloft.

“It’s definitely high-end accommodations,” said Deputy Inspector Barry Gelbman, commander of the New York Police Department’s mounted unit. “They’re some of the nicest stables I’ve ever seen.”

This summer, Inspector Gelbman will move the unit’s headquarters and a dozen of its horses and 20 officers into their new home on the…

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