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Jay Pharoah, Amy Brenneman ink leases at the Atelier: source

These are the latest in a string of celebs to check into the Midtown building
By Katherine Clarke | March 31, 2014 04:20PM

“Saturday Night Live” Obama impersonator Jay Pharoah and “Judging Amy” actress Amy Brenneman are the latest celebrity tenants to sign leases at the Atelier, at 635 West 42nd Street, The Real Deal has learned.

California-based Brenneman, who is in town to do some filming for her upcoming role in HBO series “The Leftovers,” inked a deal for a short-term least at the building, a source said, while Pharoah, a New York resident, will likely stay for a full year.

Dan Neiditch, president of River 2 River Realty, the firm handling rentals and sales for the West Side building, declined to comment.

Pharoah and Brenneman join a long list of celebrities who have stayed at the building, including actors Lindsay Lohan, Dania Ramirez of “Entourage” and Brendan Fraser, star of “Crash.”

Rental units currently on the market at the Atelier range from $3,000 to $14,000 per month, StreetEasy shows.

The building has a 24-hour doorman, indoor pool, 12,000-square-foot health club, rooftop lounge, basketball court, tennis court, movie theater and complimentary daily breakfast.