Posted on June 13th, 2012 Matt Amico reports that another apartment has sold for a record price at The Caledonia, located at 450 West 17th Street, the full service, Taconic/Related-developed building in West Chelsea abutting the Highline Park. Closed for $ 5,35 million (that’s over $ 2,400/sf) this sale proves yet again how the high-floor mega-view… [Read More]
WEST CHELSEA’S FUTURE AS AN ARTS CENTER?
Posted by Leonard Steinberg on July 15, 2011 The question arose this week (and many times before) about the future of West Chelsea as an Arts Center: will West Chelsea go the way of Soho? Will Gagosian become the Gap? Will Prada replace Paula Cooper? Chanel replace Cheim & Reid? “The biggest difference between Soho’s… [Read More]
A TRASHY TALE….
Have you ever noticed the trash in front of some buildings (a system that appears more in keeping with 19th century technology) while other buildings do not have to succumb to placing large bags of garbage in front of their buildings? “It is truly amazing that in the 21st Century, with a world full of… [Read More]
THE MOST EXPENSIVE DOOR IN THE WORLD?
Yes, this door, a simple door located in THE CALEDONIA fronting onto The High Line Park, could very well be the most expensive door in the world….. Reliable sources have told us that negotiations between the building and the Parks department have broken down after the building was asked to pay an annual fee of… [Read More]
IS WALKING TO WORK IN VOGUE?
Conde Nast is in the final stages of negotiating its new office space lease in the new World Trade Center building….this means if you see a fabulously rail-thin figure hiding behind a Birkin bag, power-walking in a southerly direction, it may just turn out to be Anna Wintour, the empress of Vogue, who will officially… [Read More]