508 LaGuardia Place

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508 La Guardia Place, South Village historic district, soho, noho, downtown, Markus Klinko, double exposure, Leo Kuzmanoff, Live Work Loft, Greenwich Village Historic Preservation Society, Photo Studio, Loft Rental, Cool listing

Even from a glance at its facade, you could guess that 508 LaGuardia Place is a unique and historic structure. Located within the South Village Historic District, the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation called it “perhaps the finest example of industrial architecture of the late 19th Century in the South Village.” The available 5,000 square-foot, four bedroom upper triplex would be well-utilized as a live/work space, suitable for “tech or fashion companies to use as a work space that impresses.” And you may indeed need startup funding to swing the $30K per month rent.

The Romanesque Revival-style building has a history of creative residents that parallels the neighborhood’s evolution through the second half of the 20th century. Built in 1891 as the H. H. Upham Company sign factory, the story of 508 LaGuardia Place is the story of Soho and Tribeca through the years when artists and photographers worked and lived in cavernous former factories and warehouses and did the heavy lifting required to carve out amazing spaces for themselves.

Find out how this former industrial building tells the story of the surrounding neighborhoods