The Real Deal New York

Neighborhood dive: Tribeca triumphant

One of city’s priciest nabes maintains its character as it grows

February 23, 2015 10:35AM
By Kerry Murtha

Rendering of 56 Leonard Street, Tribeca

Rendering of 56 Leonard Street in Tribeca

From the February issue: A few decades ago, Tribeca was a less expensive option for artists seeking affordable living and studio space in newly converted grocery warehouses of the old “butter and egg district.”

Now, it’s a residential mecca hosting some of the most expensive real estate in the city. It’s the domain of the rich and famous, where Jon Stewart recently sold his 6,000-square-foot duplex loft at 161 Hudson Street for $17.5 million — three times what he paid for it in 2005. [more]

 

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