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Chelsea

242 West 22nd Street

Five-Story, Three-Unit Residential Building Planned At 242 West 22nd Street, Chelsea

Celine Mo, of Roystar Investment Corp., has filed applications for a five-story, three-unit residential building at 242 West 22nd Street, in eastern Chelsea. The building will measure 7,600 square feet, and units will definitely be condominiums, averaging a spacious 2,530 square feet. James Wagman Architects is the applicant of record, and the existing four-story, four-unit townhouse passed pre-demolition inspection earlier this month.



455 West 19th Street

11-Story, Nine-Unit Condo Building Planned At 455 West 19th Street, Chelsea

At 455 West 19th Street, in Chelsea, a single-story warehouse is expected to be redeveloped into an 11-story, nine-unit mixed-use building, according to Curbed. The building will measure 27,480 square feet in total, which will include 1,145 square feet of old warehouse space retained on the ground floor. Units will average a condo-sized 2,925 square feet. NYC Prince LLC is the developer, and Paik Architecture is the architect of record.


232 Seventh Avenue

Excavation Begins At 232 7th Avenue, Site Of 17-Story, 50-Unit Building, Chelsea

Early in 2014, YIMBY revealed renderings of the planned 17-story, 50-unit mixed-use building at 232 Seventh Avenue, in eastern Chelsea, and now YIMBY can report excavation has commenced at the site. The building will measure 42,325 square feet, which includes 2,425 square feet of retail on the ground floor, and C3D Architecture is designing. Chelsea 7 JV LLC is the developer, and the project’s completion is most likely towards the end of 2016 or early 2017.



323 10th Avenue

Lalezarian’s 35-Story Mixed-Use Tower Revealed At 323 10th Avenue, West Chelsea

At the end of 2014, YIMBY semi-revealed Lalezarian’s planned 35-story, 220-unit mixed-use tower at 323 10th Avenue, in West Chelsea. Now, renderings of the tower have been posted on-site and construction is underway, with rebar poking up above street level, courtesy of photographs by ILNY and Tectonic. The project also includes two other 13-story buildings on the other side of the High Line, at 507 West 28th Street, which will amount to another 155 residential units.


541 West 21st Street

Eight-Story Commercial Building At 541 West 21st Street Hits the Market

The eight-story, 65,000 square-foot warehouse at 541 West 21st Street, in West Chelsea, has been placed on the market as a redevelopment site. The property could be worth more than $65 million, according to Crain’s Business. The commercial property is primed for a hotel or office conversion. Property owner Erno Bodek has tasked Meridian Investment Sales and Rosewood Realty Group with marketing the property.


520 West 28th Street

Zaha Hadid’s 39-Unit Condo Building Above Street Level At 520 West 28th Street, Chelsea

Six months ago, foundation work was underway at 520 West 28th Street, in West Chelsea, where Related Companies is developing an 11-story, 39-condo-unit building. Now construction is up to the second floor, according to Curbed. Zaha Hadid is designing, and the nearly 149,000 square-foot building will include 11,180 square feet of commercial space, which will be broken into two retail units on the ground floor, according to Schedule A. Completion is expected in 2016.


219 West 21st Street

Three-Story Industrial Building At 219 West 21st Street In Chelsea Primed For Redevelopment

Cushman & Wakefield is marketing the three-story, 13,040 square-foot building at 217-219 West 21st Street, in Chelsea, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. The property has 6,710 square feet of unused air rights, according to Commercial Observer, but a developer could also demolish the existing structure for a new building. Leases currently occupy parts of the building, but expire at the end of 2017.