Chelsea

affordable housing, Chelsea, housing lotteries

Rendering courtesy of the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development

Applications are now being accepted for 144 mixed-income apartments at the currently-under-construction development known as Ruby at 241 West 28th Street in Chelsea. Upon completion later this year, the 25-story mixed-use building will have 480 rental apartments, 8,500 square feet of ground-floor retail, landscaped gardens, and an impressive menu of amenities including rooftop pools, terraces, and lounges. The affordable units are available to New Yorkers earning between 70 and 130 percent of the area median income, or between $48,138 for a single person and $130,046 for a five-person household. Apartments range from $1,329/month for studios to $3,793 for two bedrooms.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings, Starchitecture

Photo credit: Fortem Media for The Corcoran Group

This four-bedroom condo in The Residences by Zaha Hadid at 520 West 28th Street is a rare opportunity to live in the late starchitect’s residential masterpiece. The unique loft-like 3,840-square-foot residence, asking $10,495,000, features Hadid’s signature curves, curated amenities, and a balcony with views of the architecturally significant Chelsea skyline. Details include 10-foot-wide motorized windows with distinctive curved detailing, high ceilings, and generous proportions.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Al Siedman/VHT for The Corcoran Group

On a tree-lined Chelsea street near the Theological Seminary with its beautiful gardens and historic, neighborhood-defining architecture, this two-bedroom co-op is a lovely refuge on Manhattan’s growing west side. Asking $1,895,000, the cozy third-floor walk-up at 463 West 21st Street offers prewar charm, a wood-burning fireplace, high ceilings, and pretty views.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

Photo courtesy of The Corcoran Group

Perched 24 floors above New York City, this three-bedroom penthouse condo on the border of Chelsea and Nomad features a living room wrapped in floor-to-ceiling glass. Just beyond, a wraparound terrace offers an al fresco eyeful of the Empire State Building and the Hudson River. Asking $6,995,000, this sleek 2,190-square-foot home in the Noma at 50 West 30th Street has 10-foot ceilings, a keyed elevator entrance, fine finishes, and impressive amenities.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Anton Brookes/H5 Property for The Corcoran Group

Listed for $11,500,000, this pristine 4,000-square-foot full-floor loft in a prewar condominium at 521 West 23rd Street is a joyous eyeful for lovers of iconic, sleek, contemporary design. Along the High Line and the in heart of West Chelsea’s arts district, the home’s Gabellini Sheppard-designed interiors have been featured in design magazines. When starting with a white box loft, the owner’s vision was to create a perfect showcase for the finest in modern furniture and art. In this case, the furniture–much of it created by well-known designers–is included in the sale.

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Chelsea, Restaurants

All images courtesy of Colin Miller

Chelsea’s landmarked Starrett-Lehigh Building is set to welcome a new 17,000-square-foot food hall on Wednesday. Located within the 1931 former freight terminal at 601 West 26th Street, the Olly Olly Market will be run by 16″ and Center (16 OC) and host a selection of both Michelin-star and up-and-coming chefs, including Forsyth Fire Escape, Pizza Friendly Pizza, DdoBar by Joomak Bajum, and more. The market will be open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

Photo credit: Celeste Godoy for The Corcoran Group

Although Chelsea and the neighborhoods surrounding the High Line may be known for their architecturally innovative new residential buildings, the historic row of Italianate-style 19th-century Fitzroy Townhouses are just as much a part of the area’s story. This two-bedroom duplex at 442 West 23rd Street is a stunning reflection of the co-op’s townhouse elegance combined with of-the-moment designer dazzle. A thorough renovation has bestowed the 1,600-square-foot home, asking $2,898,000, with two levels of Paris-in-Chelsea appeal.

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Celebrities, Chelsea, Recent Sales

All photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

Australian actor Hugh Jackman has bought a full-floor penthouse in Chelsea for $21,125,000. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, the four-bedroom condo sits at the top of 100 Eleventh Avenue, an architectural icon designed by renowned architect Jean Nouvel. The penthouse boasts unparalleled 360-degree views of Manhattan and the Hudson River.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings

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This two-bedroom condominium in the Chelsea Club at 44 West 19th Street has all the trimmings of a shiny new-construction Manhattan condo, plus a few perks you don’t find too often. Asking $3,500,000, the apartment gets dibs on a private two-car garage, and a 530-square-foot private outdoor space lies just outside the door.

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affordable housing, Chelsea, Policy

Photo courtesy of HPD

A new affordable homeownership project, decades in the making, is underway at 201-207 7th Avenue in Chelsea. The city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development, Council Member Erik Bottcher, and Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) on Tuesday joined community leaders and residents in a groundbreaking celebration for a project that will turn a neglected corner site located in one of Manhattan’s most expensive neighborhoods into co-ops for low and moderate-income households.

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