Lofts

Cool Listings, Financial District, Interiors, South Street Seaport

This $8.5K a month Seaport loft is a real ship house

By Michelle Cohen, Tue, April 10, 2018

115 South Street, Financial District, Rentals

Pun intended, this open-plan penthouse loft is certainly no slum–it sits atop a genuine restored 1840s ship house at 115 South Street in lower Manhattan’s Seaport District. Asking $8,495 a month, the character-filled top-floor space is blessed with 14-foot-high ceilings, exposed timber joists, and whitewashed brick, with stunning views of the harbor and river. It’s four flights up, says the listing, but “worth every step.”

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Quirky Homes, Union Square

60 west 15th Street, chelsea, flatiron, lofts, artists' lofts, cool listings, co-ops

An enormous north-facing skylight is the focal point of this sprawling 3,000-square-foot loft at 60 West 15th Street on the border between Chelsea and the Flatiron District. Currently, the quirky artist’s quarters is also home to a large studio area, which, along with 11-foot ceilings, exposed brick and beams, and a very cool floating library cube adds to the ultra-creative vibe of the co-op, which is asking $3.995 million.

There are some things we can’t figure out here

Cool Listings, Interiors, Tribeca

The listing for this sprawling and spectacular loft at 44 Laight Street in Tribeca is loaded with hyperbole, but in this case we can pretty much see why. We’re not sure if it’s a “mysterious nexus of art, history, whimsy and amazing craftsmanship where to think of living there was to reduce the miraculous to the mundane,” but as far as loft condos go, it’s a pretty fly pad. Starting with a private entrance and private indoor parking space, the three bedrooms and remarkable living spaces in this landmarked Grabler Building home are definitely worth a look.

Prepare to be amazed

Celebrities, Recent Sales, Soho

Though Heidi Klum has spent summers renting a New York City pad and even checked out Bon Jovi’s pricey penthouse, the supermodel and TV personality was LA-based until recently. The Post reports that Klum just closed on a 4,772-square-foot Soho penthouse loft at 515 Broadway for $5.1 million. Purchased under the name “HK East Coast LLC,” the loft, in a 19th century Queen Anne-style building also known as 84 Mercer Street, is a former artist’s studio, though it’s exempt from Artist Certification requirements. The totally raw space is in need of just about everything.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Soho

138 grand street, soho, co-op, core nyc, artist loft, soho artist loft

Behold, 2,700 glorious square feet of authentic artist loft, located in the middle of Soho on the corner of Crosby and Grand Streets. The open interior is decked out with soaring 14-foot ceilings, cast iron columns, exposed brick and six massive side-by-side wood framed factory windows. The fashion photographer and filmmaker Greg Kadel purchased the home in 2005 for $1.73 million, according to public records. And now the co-op has been listed for $3.895 million.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Soho

27 howard street, soho, soho loft, halstead

Here’s a stunner of a loft apartment, occupying the full floor of the Soho cooperative 27 Howard Street. A private key-locked elevator opens into a white, bright living room with high ceilings and brick walls. Plenty of details give the space personality, including a working wood-burning fireplace, walls of windows, and the building’s original 19th-century wainscoting and moldings. On the opposite side of the open living space, there’s a spacious master bedroom (with a tricked-out bathroom), plus a media/guest room in between. The 2,000-square-foot pad has just been listed for $4.25 million.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Noho

The listing for this 3,000-square-foot home at 710 Broadway in Noho invokes Shakespeare, but we think the triplex, asking $2.695 million, has loftier ambitions. The three-story space is ideal for “an artist, photographer, bibliophile, therapist, or just somebody who likes to entertain,” or even someone who doesn’t: It’s built for privacy, with sleeping areas tucked away on the top and bottom floors and public areas in between (h/t Curbed). A glass-topped solarium awaits off the bookshelf-lined living room, and a lower level opens onto an enclosed patio for solitary or social pursuits.

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Cool Listings, Interiors, Tribeca

137 duane street, cool listings, lofts, tribeca

In the impressive converted Tribeca loft condo building at 137-141 Duane Street and 62-66 Thomas Street known as Diamond on Duane, this three- or four-bedroom loft with 75 feet of world-facing windows has a recent renovation going for it in addition to 5,800 square feet of living space. In that renovation, no luxury was spared including a cashmere-lined bedroom, and “apartment-sized” closet/dressing room, a library with a full wet bar and a 20-foot gas fireplace.

Apartment-sized closet and more, this way

Cool Listings, West Village 

73 8th Avenue, cool listings, meatpacking, lofts, rentals

The listing for this “truly unique” 1,200-square-foot loft at 73 8th Avenue at the Meatpacking/West Village border tells of its “ton of exposed brick,” and though we’re not sure that’s an exact measurement, we know it’s asking exactly $6,000 a month to enjoy its one bedroom, 14-foot ceilings, wide-plank cherry wood floors and private outdoor paradise.

Looks like a fun place to live

Cool Listings, Soho

In a 1900-era loft-building on a bustling West Soho block, this full-floor loft co-op at 459 West Broadway spans 3,150 square feet of brick-lined, impossibly high-ceilinged living space. On the market for $6.35 million, the three-bedroom loft has all the old-school historic details that are often copied but increasingly rare in the era of the celebrity-filled loft condo.

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