Chelsea Ingenuity, 255 West 23rd Street, G-BE

There is nothing like it.  As soon as we saw this Chelsea uber functional one-bedroom we felt the urge to share our excitement.   It is truly one-of-a-kind.  Or as we would like to label it, the “Swiss Army Knife” of apartment designs. And without any hesitation, we shall add Apartment G-BE at 255 West 23rd Street to our “Apartments We Love” series. Designed by architect Martin Hopp, this one-bedroom apartment offers ...

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Refined Loft Living in Chelsea – 263 Ninth Avenue, 6-E

Timeless.  Refined.  Minimalist.  Three words pretty much sum up the attraction of this elegant designer loft in the heart of Chelsea.  And in tribute to this splendid home, we anoint Apartment 6-E, 263 Ninth Avenue to the latest edition to our “Apartments We Love” series.   263 Ninth Avenue, also known as the Heywood, is a hulking structure that commands the southwest corner of Ninth Avenue and 26th Street.  This vestige of ...

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An Urban Masterpiece in West Chelsea, 456 West 19th Street, PH-J

There is no shortage of world class architecture in Chelsea, particularly within the blocks straddling the elevated High Line Park. Architects and developers from near and far have descended upon this thriving neighborhood and have added their signature properties to the streetscape. 456 West 19th Street is one such property and Penthouse J is the crown jewel of this boutique condominium.   This top-floor residence is an urban masterpiece, combining approximately ...

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Art Deco Pizzazz in Chelsea – The Fitzroy

Chelsea has become synonymous with innovative architecture over the past few decades. Due in large part to the popularity of the elevated High Line Park and the creation of the West Chelsea Arts District, this ever-popular neighborhood has become a blank canvas for architects and designers from around the world.   514 West 24th Street, also known as The Fitzroy, offers both innovation and a dose of nostalgia. The building’s Art-Deco facade ...

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Manhattan | December 2021

According to New York City Records, the median price for an apartment in Manhattan in the month of December was $1,175,000. The price represents an increase of 4.1% from last year’s median price of $1,126,500. The number of sales increased from 949 to 1,111, representing a year-over-year increase of 17%. What exactly does $1,175,000 get you in Manhattan? Let’s take a look. Apartment 12-C at 365 West 20th Street, aka Chelsea Court ...

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