Chelsea

Living in Chelsea/Hudson Yards

On Manhattan’s westside, just below Midtown, you’ll find the historic Chelsea neighborhood. This neighborhood was founded by British Major Thomas Clarke in 1750, who named the neighborhood after Chelsea in London. The area is still home to many historic townhouses, and it also has modern buildings filled with condos and apartments.

Hudson Yards is the newest addition to the Chelsea neighborhood, and it’s the largest private real estate development in the United States. This development is located in the western part of Chelsea, near the Hudson River. Once it’s completed, it will have over 18 million square feet of commercial and residential space, and it will have more than 4,000 residences.

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Real Estate

You’ll find a wide variety of houses and apartments in Chelsea and Hudson Yards, from townhouses built in the 1800s to sleek modern condos. Overall, the median listing price in Chelsea is $2.7 million, and the median closing price is $1.2 million. If you’re looking to rent, the average rental price in this neighborhood is $3,700.

Attractions

Since the 1980s, Chelsea has been a popular spot for artists, and it still has some of New York’s most renowned galleries. Throughout the neighborhood, you’ll find small galleries showcasing work from New York’s top artists. Chelsea has some other great museums, including the Rubin Museum, which has Himalayan art. There’s also the free Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, which always has fascinating temporary exhibits filled with beautiful pieces of clothing.

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West Chelsea and Hudson Yards is home to a large section of the High Line—an old railway track that goes along the Hudson River and has public art on display. The Hudson Yards development is located right next to the High Line, making it easy to go onto this beautiful walkway anytime you’d like.

Restaurants and Bars

The Chelsea neighborhood has loads of hip bars and restaurants. Grab gourmet pizza at Artichoke Basille’s. Or, take a walk through the Chelsea Market and get vegan sushi at Beyond Sushi or delicious tacos at Los Tacos No. 1. In the evening, head to the Highline Ballroom and dance the night away while top DJs or live musical acts perform. Also, be sure to check out chic The Tippler, a small bar located below the Chelsea Market that often has DJs. Throughout Chelsea, you’ll find tons of cozy, delicious places to grab a bite to eat or an expertly crafted cocktail.

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305W16

Launched in June of 2011 and located at the corner of 8th Avenue and 16th Street, 305W16 is situated where three of New York Citys most celebrated neighborhoods Chelsea, the Meatpacking District and the West Village converge. The seven-story, 53-unit new construction residential development offers an eclectic mix of studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom condop residences.

One Kenmare Square

One Kenmare Square façade is composed of alternating horizontal bands of brick & glass on an undulating curve that shifts at every floor. The banded brick is reminiscent of the old warehouse buildings that are part of this part of the city. The brick on the front façades is a textured iridescent gray. At different times of day, the brick will appear to change color, from a silvery sheen to purple gray, to black.

The Seymour

The Seymour is designed to provide its inhabitants with beautiful apartments as well as an environment that provides luxury, tranquility and fun, starting with its boutique hotel-like lobby and following through to the well selected and designed amenity spaces.

Walker Tower

Ralph Thomas Walker, who was hailed in The New York Times as the “architect of the century”, designed Walker Tower, which was completed in 1929.

The Caledonia

The Caledonia, Manhattan’s first luxury condominium tower on the highly anticipated High Line Park, is located at 450 West 17th Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenues. Situated at the nexus of West Chelsea and the Meatpacking District, these condominium residences reveal breathtaking views of the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline.

One Madison

One Madison is one of the most desirable new build condominiums in Manhattan’s highly desirable Flatiron District. Rising 60 stories high and located at 23 East 22 Street in NY, its gleaming glass facade is sure to catch the eye, however its luxury interiors and world class amenities are no less appealing. It comes as little surprise that its apartments offer some of the best views of any in the city.

Yves Chelsea

Located at 166 West 18th Street, in the heart of Chelsea, Yves Chelsea offers everything that you would expect from one of Manhattan’s finest condominiums- and a little bit extra. All 41 of its apartments are finished to the very highest of standards and benefit from some of the best amenities of any residences in the city- including a full sized, indoor swimming pool.

Superior Ink

Built on the site of the old Superior Ink factory, this modern riverside development is one of the highly desirable West Village’s most talked about new build condominiums.

Olympic Tower

Located opposite the Rockefeller Center at 641 Fifth Avenue, Olympic Tower is one of Manhattan’s most iconic mixed use towers. Developed by Aristotle Onassis, it houses a combination of up-market offices, a luxury arcade and a range of one to five bed apartments. Since opening in the late Seventies it has been home to some of New York’s most wealthy inhabitants.

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