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Photos: Here's The Deal With The Seinfeld Apartment In West Hollywood

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Just in time for Festivus, Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld has been recreated in West Hollywood and will be open for fans to drop by. Hopefully your wait won't be long.

Fans will be allowed to BERST through the door to apartment 5A (make sure you take a look through 5B's peephole before you do), so get working on your Cosmo Kramer moves. Here's a sizzle reel for some pointers:

Seinfeld fanatics should keep their eyes peeled as they peruse Jerry's apartment, as they scan the props. You'll find a well-curated collection of VHS tapes, CDs (including a Kate Bush album—nice!), cereal boxes, and refrigerator magnets straight out of the mid-90s. The furnishings of the apartment are slavishly true to the show and also Jerry Seinfeld's tastes, with tons of baseball posters, books, and even a Porsche poster in a tucked-away corner. Keep your eyes peeled for a photo of Seinfeld's real-life father, which actually hung on the wall in the show.

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Also on display will be several iconic props from the show's run, some of them actual items from the Warner Brothers archive, including the diner table and booth (that is probably the second-most shot set in the show's history), Jerry's Superman statuette, the Bachman's Pretzel container (not containing any thirst-inducing pretzels), and George's Russian sable hat from "The Chicken Roaster."

Out back will be a Festivus pole lot—though we doubt they'll let you strap one down to the top of your car and take it home—and a chaise longue that you strike a Costanza and pose for the best picture to slip into your photo reel. If you're feeling less frisky, there's also a standup mic with the burgundy curtain backdrop for you to ask what's the deal with airplane peanuts.

"Seinfeld: The Apartment" is brought to us by Hulu (who, by the way, have the entire series available for streaming) and will be on display and open to the public from Dec. 16 to Dec. 20 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 8445 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. The installation will be free and open to the public.