Category: loft neighborhoods west 30s

Garment district loft before & after at 361 West 36 Street

picturing the art more than the loft, alas Have you taken the new Curbed out for a spin yet? The totally new look and feel (and editorial approach) were apparently driven by the need to standardize across the Vox Media

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more views at risk, as another 315 West 36 Street neighbor sells

“put your hands up, we’ve got you surrounded”If buildings could talk, that’s what the 2-story garage across 36th Street from the residential Manhattan loft building at 315 West 36 Street might say to its residential neighbor. Word comes today that

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market cruelty or mean streets? gut renovated sundrenched 347 West 39 Street loft closes at $675/ft, unadjusted for terraces

John McCain was rightNo, John McCain was not talking about Manhattan lofts, but is there anything more cruel than the history of the “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft #8E at 347 West 39 Street? To market on August 11, 2011

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much diligence due over planned hotel in West 37 Street

how tall is a 300 unit hotel, anyway?Part of the charm of living in loft neighborhoods (in Manhattan and elsewhere), for me and I suspect for many people, is that they may be ‘developing’ neighborhoods, with a certain vitality missing

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tired of pi**ing into the wind, 130 West 30 Street loft sellers take money, run

run far, to Jolly Olde, in factAlthough the sellers of the Manhattan loft #12C at 130 West 30 Street (the Cass Gilbert) tried to sell around $2mm in 2006 and again in the post-Lehman market into 2009 at $1.8mm, I

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NFL guy sells loft at 347 West 39 Street, Observer gets facts wrong (again)

preferring puns to fact-checkingIf you are tired of Manhattan Loft Guy bashing The New York Observer for getting details wrong about Manhattan loft sales, don’t tell me; try this: editorial@observer.com. Today’s bash is, as usual, from a link on The

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One Bed Wonder at Glass Farmhouse lofts goes for $4mm

a very large One Bed WonderThe New York Observer observed late last week that A Famous Photographer just sold a penthouse of 2 long-combined lofts and roof terrace at 448 West 37 Street [the Glass Farmhouse] for $4mm. While the

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jazz great in great loft

shares a birthday with my momWhile Manhattan Loft Guy is a bit of a jazz fan, I am a huge loft fan, so my interest in the NY Times City Room blog post last night commemorating Ornette Coleman’s 80th birthday

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strong pricing hint on lovely loft for sale at 360 West 36 Street

exception to the rule (he’s begging me)Most Manhattan Loft Guy readers understand why I haven’t commented on identifiable current listings for the past year and a half. I am going to make an exception for a loft (a) that I

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“gotta sell” at 315 West 36 Street, so dropped 40% — and sold

seven figures of motivationThe Manhattan loft #12C at 315 West 36 Street was marketed with some urgency, some big price drops, and all caps (I have taken that annoying formatting off): "major price drop, must sell immediately!!!". Darned if they

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