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What would you do for a 212 area code?

Posted at 2:34 AM, Mar 26, 2015
and last updated 2015-03-26 11:26:37-04

(PIX11)-- New Yorkers are still out to get that coveted 212 area code for their cellphones, according to the New York Times.

Some are even paying for it.

In fact one recent college graduate told the paper that he bought a 212 to have a local number on his resume.

He soon landed a job at an architecture firm in SoHo.

There is even a website called 212areacode.com that will you a 212 number if you really it will make you feel like a New Yorker.

The rate can go anywhere from $75 to $1,000.