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Artist Hunt Slonem exiting Hudson Yards for Sunset Park

Painter and sculptor taking 31K square feet at SL Realty’s 14 53rd Street

December 24, 2014 11:00AM

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From left: Hunt Slonem (blacktiemagazine.com), Carri Lyon and 14 53rd Street in Brooklyn

Noted artist and art collector Hunt Slonem is relocating his studio and offices to Sunset Park from Hudson Yards.

Slonem inked a 15-year lease for nearly 31,000 square feet on part of the second floor and the full sixth floor at SL Realty’s 14 53rd Street. His company previously occupied the 22,500-square-foot third-floor space at 509 West 34th Street, a property that is now being redeveloped.

Peter Thorsen represented the landlord in-house, while Cushman & Wakefield’s Carri Lyon represented the tenant, the New York Post reported. Asking rents are as high as the low-$20s per square foot.

Slonem’s studio has also previously operated out of 545 West 45th Street, 303 West 10th Street and the Starrett-Lehigh Building. [NYP, 2nd]Mark Maurer

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