Photos by Katie Breitic for Tom Cooper, courtesy of Compass
If there’s one name that harkens to the glamour of pre-war architecture, it very well might be Emery Roth, the designer of the 1931 building at 300 West 23rd Street. And this one-bedroom corner unit, currently on the market for $750,000, has taken this notion of Art Deco glamour and infused it into a modern renovation that also adds some glitz and mid-century nods. With two gracious walk-in closets, a contemporary open kitchen, and plenty of street-facing windows, the co-op is sure to turn some heads. Read more
In a very fashion-friendly transaction, stylist and journalist Joe Zee–creative director of Elle for seven years and currently the editor-in-chief and executive creative officer of Yahoo Fashion and host of a fashion-based television show called “All on the Line”–has sold his Chelsea apartment at 300 West 23rd Street to clothing designer Narciso Rodriguez for $2 million, according to city records. The one-bedroom penthouse is located in one of the neighborhood’s finest pre-war apartment buildings. It boasts oversized windows, a spacious terrace and a solarium-like kitchen. Rodriguez garnered international attention when Michelle Obama wore one of his dresses on election night 2008, so perhaps the First Lady will make an appearance at his new abode for a fitting.