257-Foot Condo Tower Planned for 548 West 22nd Street, West Chelsea

548 West 22nd Street, image from Property Shark548 West 22nd Street, image from Property Shark

In June, The Real Deal reported that Property Markets Group and the Harch Group had closed on a piece of property West Chelsea at 548 West 22nd Street, just one lot in from West Street, half a block west of the High Line.

Now, YIMBY has a first look at the developers’ plans for the site, thanks to an alteration permit filed this morning. The partnership is looking to to expand the four-story building to a fairly hefty (at least, for West Chelsea) 257 feet and 19 stories, carving what will be more than 55,000 square feet of residential space into 26 high-end condos.

The apartments would start on the fourth floor, with half-floor units up to the 14th floor, full-floor dwellings on the 15th through 17th, and one duplex penthouse on the 18th and 19th floors.

Most of the building’s current gallery space will be converted into a lobby (on the first floor), parking (for 15 cars, on the second), tenant amenities (on the third), and apartments (on the fourth), but a 5,000-square foot retail gallery space will be retained on the ground floor.

SLCE is listed as the architect, though given the ultra-prime location, they are likely just the architect of record.

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