Chelsea

November 17, 2021

Asking $6.6M, this duplex loft in Chelsea has a solarium and a rooftop with panoramic views

Just listed for $6,600,000, this top-floor duplex loft in Chelsea feels like a sanctuary in the sky. Located at 147 West 15th Street, the two-bedroom penthouse has a solarium that opens onto a sprawling landscaped rooftop terrace. Offering 360-degree views, the rooftop has a pergola, lounge area, a garden with a water feature, and an outdoor shower.
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September 21, 2021

First look at Robert A.M. Stern and Olson Kundig’s new Chelsea condo tower on the Hudson

The renowned teams of Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) and Olson Kundig have teamed up for a new condo project in Chelsea and ahead of its official launch later this fall, we're getting a first look inside. Located across the street from Hudson River Park at 555 West 22nd Street, The Cortland is a 25-story building with 144 total units. RAMSA designed the exterior of the condo and Olson Kundig handled the interiors, combining their distinguished architecture styles in one impressive waterfront development.
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September 17, 2021

‘Biggest Loser’ host Bob Harper lists moody, industrial-style Chelsea condo for $2.3M

Personal trainer Bob Harper took over as the host of "The Biggest Loser" in 2015, the same year he bought this one-bedroom condo at Chelsea's 124 West 24th Street for $1,875,000. He's now put the loft-like home back on the market for $2,295,000. According to the listing, Harper underwent "an extensive cosmetic renovation on the property," which included darkening the hardwood floors, redoing the kitchen, and replacing all fixtures. Coupled with the space's exposed brick walls and wood beams, the place is super stylish with a cool moody-industrial vibe.
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August 12, 2021

$7.7M Chelsea townhouse has a fashionable duplex and two income-generating rentals

The last time this Chelsea townhouse sold, it made tons of headlines for its super-stylish interiors and the fact that it was owned by Emmy-winning soap opera actress Ellen Parker, best known for a long run as Maureen Reardon Bauer on “Guiding Light.” That was in 2016, and it fetched $7,350,000. It then underwent a modern renovation and relisted in 2018 for $8 million. There were no takers, so it's now back, asking a slightly reduced $7.7 million. Located on a charming tree-lined block at 426 West 22nd Street, the home is made up of an owner's duplex plus two income-producing apartments.
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July 26, 2021

Conversion of Chelsea’s historic Terminal Warehouse into offices moves ahead with new looks

With construction financing secured and new renderings released, the conversion of the historic Terminal Warehouse in Chelsea into a holistic office complex is moving forward. L&L Holding Company and Columbia Property Trust announced last week they closed on a $1.25 billion construction loan for the project, which involves restoring and adapting the former freight distribution hub into modern office space that incorporates original design elements. New renderings show off the project's planned cascading terraces and interior courtyard, rooftop amenity, and ground-floor cafe.
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July 20, 2021

Ariana Grande’s former condo at Zaha Hadid’s High Line building sells for $12M

The apartment where pop star Ariana Grande and ex-fiance Pete Davidson once lived has sold for roughly $12,000,000. Located at 520 West 28th Street, the condo building on the High Line designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid, the residence measures an impressive 4,000 square feet, with five bedrooms and four and a half baths. As 6sqft previously reported, the apartment was listed for $16,000,000 in 2018 when the Grammy Award winner moved in.
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June 28, 2021

Lantern House reveals its private garden, a woodsy oasis tucked beneath the High Line

As construction wraps up on Thomas Heatherwick's condo project on the High Line, new images were released of the building's "secret" garden. Located at 515 West 18th Street, Lantern House consists of two towers that straddle either side of the elevated park. The recently completed garden, envisioned by Hollander Design to resemble a woodland oasis, sits directly under the High Line and next to the freestanding lobby that links the towers.
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June 8, 2021

On a historic block in Chelsea, an elegant one-bedroom asks $1.6M

An apartment on one of Chelsea's most historic blocks is now on the market. Located at 450 West 20th Street, the residence sits within the campus grounds of the General Theological Seminary, founded by the Episcopal Church in 1817. Asking $1,600,000, the available parlor floor one-bedroom features sophisticated touches throughout, from the 11-foot ceilings to the custom-made Parisian wall panels.
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June 4, 2021

Penn South co-op reveals plan to replace Chelsea McDonald’s with 200-unit mixed-income building

A run-down commercial building in Chelsea will be replaced with a 200-unit mixed-income apartment tower. Affordable housing cooperative Penn South announced this week it tapped MAG Partners to redevelop 335 Eighth Avenue as a seven-story residential building with ground-floor commercial space, including a grocery store. The site, located on the corner of West 26th Street and 8th Avenue, is currently home to Gristedes, McDonald's, and a tennis center.
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May 20, 2021

Google is opening its first-ever retail store in Chelsea this summer

This summer, New Yorkers will be able to head over to a storefront in Chelsea to buy Fitbits, Pixel phones, and Nest products. Google announced that it will be opening its first-ever physical retail store at the former Port Authority building at 15th Street and 9th Avenue. The company bought the building in 2010 for $1.9 billion, later expanding its Chelsea "campus" with the $2.4 billion purchase of Chelsea Market and a deal to lease space at the new Pier 57. "Google has been in New York for the last 20 years, and we view the store as a natural extension of our longtime commitment to the city," the company said in a blog post.
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April 20, 2021

Another Yayoi Kusama exhibition will be on view in NYC this summer

Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama's popular polka-dot pumpkins and grand floral sculptures have taken over the New York Botanical Garden this month as part of a new six-month installation. This summer, an exhibition featuring new paintings by the celebrated artist will open in Chelsea, providing New Yorkers another opportunity to enjoy Kusama's iconic work. Starting June 17, David Zwirner will display the latest art from her ongoing My Eternal Soul series, which first began in 2009.
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March 17, 2021

Lavishly luxe Chelsea townhouse with ties to Mother Teresa lists for $16M

Just listed for $15,995,000, this Chelsea townhouse at 328 West 23rd Street will have you drooling from the first look. In addition to the decadent decor and architecture, the home has three large balconies, a full-length roof terrace, and a large garden complete with a hot tub. It also has a very cool 1,000-bottle wine cellar that even has a dumbwaiter to move the wine to the level above. The bragging rights don't stop here, though. The house was built in the 1850s and later served as a convent for the “Sisters of Saint Agnes,” a charitable order, and when visiting New York, Mother Teresa stayed here.
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February 23, 2021

New immersive art installation in Chelsea explores the beauty of mathematics and nature

A stunning new digital installation exploring the beauty of "mathematics, nature, and architecture" opens in Chelsea next month. Artechouse NYC, an innovative digital art space beneath Chelsea Market, will kick off its 2021 season with Geometric Properties, a vibrant exhibition that explores mathematical patterns and fractional dimensions. Created by Amsterdam-based artist Julius Horsthuis, the installation opens March 1 and will be on view through September 6.
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February 11, 2021

Take a look inside the penthouses at the High Line-straddling Lantern House

Thomas Heatherwick's unique condo project on the High Line is showing off its collection of penthouses ahead of the building's impending completion this year. Lantern House, located at 515 West 18th Street in Chelsea, consists of two towers that rise on either side of the High Line, one at 10 stories and the other at 22. Last October we got a peek inside the bubbled residences, and now new images have been released of a four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath penthouse with a large outdoor terrace, currently listed for $12.975 million.
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February 2, 2021

Lottery launches for 35 affordable units at wellness-themed Chelsea condo-rental, from $995/month

Maverick Chelsea, a new wellness-focused condo-rental at 215-225 West 28th Street from HAP Investments, just launched an affordable housing lottery for 35 units, ranging from $995/month studios to $1,681/month three-bedrooms. Designed by DXA Studio, the contemporary residence is a two-building project that includes 112 rentals and 87 condos. Residents will get to enjoy amenities like an indoor pool and spa, summer kitchen, rooftop garden, wellness center, private library and lounge, fitness center, and 24-hour attended lobby.
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December 11, 2020

Asking $1.5M, this classic Chelsea co-op is full of Asian influences

The listing for this Chelsea one-bedroom says it "delivers sensations of a tranquil Zen Garden." From the hand-carved, fern-leaf motif window shutters and doors to the woven bamboo bedroom ceiling to the hand-painted woven fabric wall coverings, the 875-square-foot home mixes its classic co-op details with unique Asian-inspired decor, all of which was envisioned by designer Paul Ochs. It's located at 465 West 23rd Street, the iconic London Terrace Towers, and is asking $1,495,000.
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November 18, 2020

Indoor dining at City Winery will require $50 on-site COVID test

Entertainment venue and restaurant City Winery will launch next week a coronavirus testing pilot program for guests who want to dine indoors. The Pier 57 establishment, which just opened its new flagship location last month, will require all patrons and staff to take a rapid COVID-19 test before entering on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings only. Those visiting City Winery on those two days will make a reservation via Resy online and make a payment of $50 per person for the test. It's the first restaurant to create a COVID testing program for indoor dining, according to City Winery.
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November 5, 2020

Pearl River Mart opens first food-focused store in Chelsea Market

In some much-needed good news for New York City, popular Pearl River Mart has unveiled its first food-focused store in Chelsea Market. The Asian emporium, which has sold one-of-a-kind Asian-inspired decor and cookware in Manhattan since 1971, last week opened Pearl River Mart Foods, a food market with grocery items and three food stalls. After closing its Chinatown location in 2016, the beloved store returned to the city amid much fanfare with a location in Tribeca, followed by two more locations in Chelsea Market and the Museum of Chinese in America. Pearl River Mart's new food market expands its existing Chelsea market footprint to the lower level.
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November 5, 2020

$13.8M carriage house feels like a mini palazzo right in Chelsea

This two-family Chelsea carriage house has the feeling of an Italian palazzo. But despite its old-world feel, the home is full of modern perks such as a rare private garage, three outdoor spaces including a roof deck, and multiple skylights. The six-bedroom owner's residence occupies four floors plus a finished basement, while the two-bedroom rental unit sits on the top floor. The new owner definitely has the option to transform the home into one 9,200-square-foot private townhouse. It's asking $13,800,000.
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October 28, 2020

Smash and smush your old pumpkins into compost at Hudson River Park

What better way to celebrate fall, relieve some 2020 related-stress, and benefit the environment than smashing old pumpkins into compost. Hudson River Park's third-annual "smash it, don't trash it" Pumpkin Smash event returns next month, which invites New Yorkers to take a bat to post-Halloween gourds to dispose of them in an eco-friendly way.
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October 27, 2020

See inside the ‘bubble’ apartments at the High Line’s new Lantern House condo

While we've been following the progression of Thomas Heatherwick's first residential project in the United States from its unique exterior, new photos are providing a first peek inside the bubbles. Located at 515 West 18th Street, Lantern House features two condo towers that straddle the High Line in Chelsea, one rising 10 stories and the other 22 stories, both with facades designed to resemble a lantern. Ahead, see the model home designed by staging experts ASH NYC, which was able to complement the building's unique architecture with a mix of bold, contemporary furniture and vintage details.
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October 23, 2020

$16M Chelsea penthouse has 3 outdoor spaces with incredible Hudson Yards views

The Emerson is the latest boutique condo in Chelsea to abut the High Line. Located at 500 West 25th Street, the 10-story building has just eight full-floor units, including the duplex penthouse, which has just hit the market for $16 million. The incredible four-bedroom home has 5,100 square feet of interior space along with nearly 2,600 square feet of outdoor space spread over two terraces and a roof deck with views of the High Line, Hudson River, Empire State Building, and Hudson Yards.
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October 21, 2020

Susan Sarandon sells her Chelsea duplex for $7.9M asking price

Just three months after listing her massive Chelsea duplex for $7.9 million, Academy Award-winning actress Susan Sarandon has sold her long-time home for its full asking price. Located at 147 West 15th Street, the 6,000-square-foot co-op is spread over two floors and has six bedrooms, four exposures including views of the World Trade Center and Empire State Building, and an outdoor terrace and balcony. Over the summer, Queens-native Sarandon told the Wall Street Journal that she isn't leaving the city just downsizing to a smaller apartment in the area. "I’ve always been a New Yorker and I’ll continue to be a New Yorker," she said.
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October 13, 2020

City Winery to open flagship venue at Pier 57 this week

The massive new flagship of entertainment venue and restaurant City Winery will open this week at Hudson River Park's Pier 57. Starting October 15, the restaurant will accept reservations for limited capacity indoor and outdoor dining, with 200 seats available inside and 70 seats outside. City Winery was forced to move from its longtime Varick Street location last year after the Walt Disney Company purchased the property with plans to open new production space and offices there.
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October 7, 2020

$8.9M Chelsea penthouse has a movable glass wall, four terraces, and a roof deck

The Metal Shutter Houses is a contemporary condo designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Shigeru Ban in 2008, at the beginning of West Chelsea's starchitect boom. Today, despite its many notable neighbors, the boutique building at 524 West 19th Street still offers some of the most covetable homes. The penthouse unit is now listed for a reduced $8.9 million. Not only does the home span two floors, but it has a 20-foot, upward-pivoting, glass wall that opens to a large terrace to create a massive indoor/outdoor living space. There's also another private terrace off the master bedroom, two balconies, and a huge roof deck complete with a hot tub. Oh, and let's not forget the direct views of Hudson Yards and the Empire State Building.
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