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    Hotel Highline Chelsea at 182-184 11th Avenue and Hamidou Guira

    The 26-year-old cabby used an obscure law to score a $226-a-month lifetime lease on a Chelsea apartment he says he isn’t even sure he wants to live there for long. [more]

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  • Cindy Gallup and her Chelsea apartment

    Cindy Gallop and her Chelsea apartment

    Over the years, Chelsea’s infamous all-black loft at 213 West 23rd Street has tried and failed to find a sufficiently metal/moneyed buyer. But, sometimes a struggle pays off – the Shanghai bar-inspired home of advertising maven Cindy Gallop is in contract for $4.5 million. [more]

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  • Hotel Highline Chelsea at 182-184 11th Avenue

    Hotel Highline Chelsea at 182-184 11th Avenue

    A keen understanding of New York’s notoriously arcane housing laws can really pay off. Just ask two city cabbies who live in tony Chelsea for pennies on the dollar, all thanks to a near-forgotten chapter of the rent stabilization laws.

    Two cab drivers, Joe Stevens and Hamidou Guira, managed to exploit a section of the rent stabilization and New York City administrative codes to secure themselves apartments just off the High Line, with Guira paying a more-than-affordable rate of $226 per month. [more]

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  • 104 West 27th Street in Chelsea

    104 West 27th Street in Chelsea (inset: A potential D Pet Hotel customer)

    A luxury hotel for pets with discerning taste is facing the embarrassing prospect of eviction due to an allegedly unbearable stench — and has filed a lawsuit in hopes of stopping it. [more]

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  • 541 W 21

    541 West 21st Street in Chelsea (inset: David Schechtman)

    A century-old warehouse at 541 West 21st Street currently used to store high-end art is being shopped as a possible office or hotel conversion.  [more]

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  • Penthouse at 231 Tenth Avenue and Scott Sanders

    Penthouse at 231 10th Avenue in Chelsea (inset: Scott Sanders)

    The designer of Ralph Lauren’s Madison Avenue flagship store is selling his West Chelsea penthouse for $8.4 million. [more]

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  • 142 West 29th Street

    142 West 29th Street in Chelsea

    New Jersey-based investor Hasso Gulrajaney has filed plans for a new 15-story residential building at 142 West 29th Street in Chelsea, according to a permit application filed with the city’s Department of Buildings Wednesday.

    Gulrajaney, affiliated with Ratna Realty LLC, has owned the property, located between Sixth and Seventh avenues, for more than two decades. Plans call for 37 apartments across 26,690 square feet, as well as 3,209 square feet of commercial space on the ground floor. The filing does not specify whether the units would be rental or condos. [more]

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  • From left: the new Whitney Museum in the Meatpacking District and Pace Gallery

    From left: the new Whitney Museum in the Meatpacking District and Pace Gallery

    As the new Whitney Museum opens in the Meatpacking District and rents in the surrounding area reach new heights, Chelsea’s big galleries are upping their game. [more]

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  • From left: Raphael Toledano, 125 West 16th Street and Josh Zegen

    From left: Raphael Toledano, 125 West 16th Street and Josh Zegen

    Raphael Toledano, a private investor with offices in Manhattan and Brooklyn, bought a six-story Chelsea building for $41.5 million, The Real Deal has learned. Toledano is looking to make the property “the most high-end and most luxurious building in Chelsea,” and is looking to ask rents of more than $100 per square foot for the units. [more]

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  • From left: Michael Stern and 514 West 24th Street and plans for the building

    From left: Michael Stern and 514 West 24th Street and plans for the building

    Last July, The Real Deal reported that Michael Stern’s JDS Development Group, together with Largo Investments, had purchased a West Chelsea parcel for $34.75 million. Now, plans for that project are out. [more]

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  • Allan Arker

    From left: 211 West 28th Street in Chelsea and Allan Arker

    Affordable housing developer Arker Cos. plans to convert a Chelsea commercial property at 211 West 28th Street into a 14-story, 37-unit residential building, according to permits filed Thursday with the Department of Buildings.

    Arker seeks to redevelop the existing six-story, 13,338-square-foot office and retail space into a roughly 24,600-square-foot supportive affordable housing building, according to the filing. [more]

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    511 West 18th Street (Credit:Pete Davies for Curbed)

    From Luxury Listings NYC: High-end art gallery Hauser & Wirth, which represents artists such as Mark Bradford, Pierre Huyghe and Louise Bourgeois, is expanding with a new-construction Annabelle Selldorf-designed building in Chelsea. [more]

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    Steiner Building and Brick CrossFit in CHelsea

    Residents of the Steiner Building, a luxury condo building in Chelsea, have convinced a judge to boot CrossFit — their alleged noisy neighbor. [more]

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  • From left: 548 West 22nd Street and Kevin Maloney

    From left: 548 West 22nd Street in Chelsea and Kevin Maloney

    Kevin Maloney’s Property Markets Group is planning to convert a four-story commercial building at 548 West 22nd Street into a 19-story residential development, according to a permit application filed with the city today. [more]

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  • old-chelsea-station

    217 West 18th Street in Chelsea

    The United States Postal Service is looking to sell development rights for the Old Chelsea Station branch, allowing a builder to construct up to eight stories of condominiums on top of the existing two-story property. [more]

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  • Rendering of the staircase at 224 West 22nd Street

    Rendering of the staircase at 224 West 22nd Street

    The owners of a rustic Chelsea townhouse are hoping that a modern interior revamp by a trendy architecture firm can help break a sales record, even if the plans are just on paper.

    Steven Ostad, who founded his real estate firm Empire City Realty in 2010, and business partner Andre Sakhai, son of oil magnate and convicted art forger Ely Sakhai, have lined up a set of designs by ODA Architecture that would transform the four-story building at 224 West 22nd Street from a turn-of-the-century townhouse into a chic 21st-century crib. [more]

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  • TIAA-CREF buys $42M Chelsea retail condo

    December 23, 2014 05:20PM
    636 Avenue of the Americas in Chelsea

    636 Sixth Avenue in Chelsea

    Financial services company TIAA-CREF picked up an 18,280-square-foot retail condo in Chelsea for $42 million. [more]

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  • From left: 428 West 20th Street in Chelsea and Tate Donovan

    From left: 428 West 20th Street in Chelsea and Tate Donovan

    Actor Tate Donovan — known for his roles on “The O.C.” and “Argo” — is moving to Chelsea. [more]

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    2008 Broadway on the Upper West Side and Lowe’s in North Carolina

    UPDATED, 10:00 p.m., October 30: North Carolina-based home-improvement retail chain Lowe’s signed leases for two 30,000-square-foot stores in Manhattan. [more]

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  • Miki Naftali

    Miki Naftali (credit: STUDIO SCRIVO) and 245 West 25th Street rental unit

    Leasing has kicked off at Miki Naftali’s the Arthur, a high-end prewar rental property located at 245 West 25th Street in Chelsea. [more]

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