Chelsea

Chelsea, Cool Listings, Interiors

234 West 20th Street, Cool Listings, chelsea,

This 2,223-square-foot three-bedroom triplex condominium looks for all the world like a modern townhouse–or, as the listing says, a Tribeca loft or a Hamptons house–in the heart of Chelsea. Topped by a  rooftop terrace and lit by a 300-square-foot skylight, the three-bedroom home is definitely unique for a condo.

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Chelsea, City Living, Interiors

Cozy Chelsea co-op with a ’70s vibe asks $975K

By Michelle Cohen, Mon, July 30, 2018

250 West 15th Street, Chelsea

This one-bedroom co-op at 250 West 15th Street in Chelsea shows off its considered design and just enough of an of-the-moment look and laid-back 1970s feel for us to almost overlook its compact size and slightly odd layout. The turn-key apartment is priced to sell at less than a million–and a wood-burning fireplace with an exposed brick hearth and drawers galore can’t hurt its chances.

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Art, Chelsea, Events

Mile long opera, high line, events, DILLER SCOFIDIO + RENFRO, DAVID LANG

Photo byLiz Ligon via Mile Long Opera.

For five consecutive nights from October 3-7, 2018 “The Mile-Long Opera: a biography of 7 o’clock,” will bring together 1,000 singers from across New York for free performances on the High Line. The project is a collaboration between architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang, with words and lyrics by acclaimed poets Anne Carson and Claudia Rankine. The free collective choral work shares personal stories, gathered through first-hand interviews with hundreds of New Yorkers about city life.

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affordable housing, Chelsea, housing lotteries

Photo via Flickr cc

The High Line and affordability don’t typically go hand-in-hand, but the lottery opens tomorrow for a new, 160-unit affordable housing project at 425 West 18th Street, less than a block from the High Line. As part of a Bloomberg-era initiative to lease unused NYCHA land to private developers, the 18-story building took over the parking lot of the 1960s Fulton Houses complex. The low- and middle-income availabilities range all the way from $702/month studios to $3,216/month two-bedrooms, and amenities include a laundry room, bike storage, and outdoor space on the roof and first floor.

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Chelsea, Cool Listings, Interiors

While it measures just over 1,050 square feet, the design of this Chelsea co-op packs a punch. The beautiful two-bedroom apartment boasts unique touches which fuse an industrial and country aesthetic, from its ten-foot restored pressed ceilings to its original cast-iron columns. The loft, located on the fifth floor of the pre-war building at 107 West 25th Street, has hit the market for $1.79 million.

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Celebrities, Chelsea, Recent Sales

Jesse Tyler Ferguson trades up to a $3M Chelsea pad

By Michelle Cohen, Fri, July 6, 2018

6sqft recently noted “Modern Family” star Jesse Tyler Ferguson and husband Justin Mikita’s listing of their 900-square-foot one-bedroom Gramercy Park co-op for $1.5 million. Three months on, the New York Post reports that the pair have advanced to a bigger, blingier home in the new D’Orsay condominium at 211 West 14th Street. All signs point to that unit being a 1,402-square-foot two-bedroom pad that was listed at $2.995 million and sold for $3.05 million according to city records. The boutique Chelsea condo building boasts interiors by internationally acclaimed designer Jacques Garcia, known for the decor at Hotel Costes in Paris and NYC’s NoMad Hotel.

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Architecture, Chelsea, condos, Hotels, New Developments, Starchitecture

Bjarke Ingels, HFZ Capital, The XI, The Eleventh, 76 Eleventh Avenue

Less than two weeks after HFZ Capital revealed the marble-clad interior renderings for Bjarke Ingels’ High Line-facing XI condo/hotel project at 76 Eleventh Avenue, they’ve now launched the official website. First spotted by Curbed, the site gives us our first view of the amenities such as the huge, glass-enclosed pool, as well as an up-close look at the “Bridge Lounge,” the swanky amenity space located within the development’s skybridge. The double-height podium bridge, which connects the asymmetrical, twisting towers, will have a retractable movie screen, private wine tasting room, bar, and library.

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Celebrities, Chelsea

520 West 28th Street, Ariana Grande, Pete Davidson

Photo of Ariana via celebrityabc on Flickr; 520 W 28th photo via Corcoran Group

The whirlwind romance between pop-singer Ariana Grande and SNL-star Pete Davidson reached new heights this week. The newly engaged duo reportedly moved into a $16 million condo at 520 West 28th Street, the High Line-strapping building designed by late starchitect Zaha Hadid. TMZ reported on Wednesday that the couple snagged a 4,000-square-foot five-bedroom in the futuristic West Chelsea apartment. While it’s not yet known whether they bought the multi-million dollar apartment or are just renting the unit, we know Pete likes Chelsea: Sources told 6sqft he’s been seen getting groceries at the Whole Foods in the neighborhood.

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Architecture, Chelsea, Design, Events

Zaha Hadid hat

Photo by Luke Hayes

On Thursday, Friends of the High Line are hosting their “first-ever High Line Hat Party, a raucous, downtown party for the creative and bold.” What better to don for this party than a swooping, sinuous lined hat inspired by one of the most prominent High Line building’s iconic curves?

Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) director Patrik Schumacher designed the gorgeous, 3D printed, 520 West 28th-inspired hat for the party’s fashion show (h/t dezeen). Just as the building’s beautiful swirls of glass are intersected with dark steel bands, this hat replicates that aesthetic.

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Architecture, Chelsea, condos, Hotels, New Developments

Renderings via Dbox for HFZ Capital Group

Back in April, 6sqft brought you a new batch of renderings showing Bjarke Ingels and developer HFZ Capital’s XI (or the Eleventh) at 76 Eleventh Avenue ahead of a May 7 sales launch. The West Chelsea hotel-condo project is notable not only for being Ingels’ first NYC condo project but for its asymmetrical, twisting silhouette. Those renderings showcased the pair of towers and their sky-bridge, along with, for the first time, the central courtyard and an apartment interior. Now, as Curbed learned, we get a preview of the project’s interiors, clad in several different flavors of dramatically-veined creamy beige and white statement marble and pale chevron flooring with wood accents–and stunning NYC and river views in every direction.

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