In 2009, the Queens Museum of Art began offering up prime real estate on their amazingly detailed panorama. Single apartments went for $50, houses for $250, etc. In all this time, prices haven't been raised $1, making this the most realistic and unrealistic miniature portrayal of NYC ever created.
They've been promoting their latest sales push on the 9,335-square-foot model this week, just in time for Valentine's Day, or Anti-Valentine's Day, or mid-February. Giving levels still "range from $50 to 'purchase' an apartment, to $250 for a house, and up to $1,000 for a small commercial building or low-rise apartment building." You can even pick and exact address, which you'll note upon purchase, if you are particularly sentimental about a time and place.
The panorama was built for the 1964 World's Fair, and remains one of the most beloved pieces of New York history, celebrated annually at their big challenge. You can purchase a piece of it here, and the recipient will receive a notice over email on February 14th, as well as a printed title deed in the following weeks. Your donation will go towards maintenance of The Panorama of the City of New York.