Tag: 1970s

hints in the floor plan of a life lived in 32 West 20 Street loft as it sells after 23 years

the Manhattan loft  Floor Plan Whisperer says … not a conventional plan, is it? If you owned an (officially, as always) “2,000 sq ft” loft that was nearly square, with two exposures and plumbing risers in multiple locations, you could

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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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backstory to New York Times about buying a wrecked loft at 37 Walker Street

Manhattan Loft Guy readers (again) keeping ahead of the Times …Nice piece by Constance Rosenblum as the main story in the Real Estate section in today’s New York Times, Not Too Shabby, about Manhattan residential real estate buyers increasingly looking

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3 Hanover Square seller of small loft puts her design name on the line, comes up big

in relative termsAt first blush, the fact that the “700 sq ft” Manhattan mini-loft #9E at 3 Hanover Square sold for $612,000 seems like little to brag about; after all, $874/ft for a well-dressed (“true designer loft apartment”) seems like

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efficient market for primitive loft space at 395 Broadway

5th post = Manhattan Loft Guy fave395 Broadway is now, officially, a Manhattan Loft Guy favorite building. You will see (below) that I have hit finished and unfinished lofts here, lofts with views and light and lofts without, lofts that

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a Manhattan loft pioneer (of a different sort) remembers, records

a mutual admiration society is revealedIf you are a fan of Manhattan lofts (that’s everybody, right?), you are familiar with the work of architect Joseph Pell Lombardi. He worked on the conversion or construction of the Mohawk Atelier at 161

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longtime Seaport photographer/resident losing her Brooklyn Bridge views

doesn’t scream about itThere is a great deal to like about the New York Times CityRoom blog post this week about a longtime South Street area resident (Barbara Mensch) who is losing views that have been her muse, and a

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long-time Ruggles House owner sells ready-for-renovation loft at 112 East 19 Street

quick deal aside from that one hiccupIt looks as though the seller of the “1,950 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3R at 112 East 19 Street (the Ruggles House) has been in the building since at least since 1983. That’s as

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Soho in 1983: $211,000 for 3,300 sq ft; still an artist's loft

nice bit in the Times todayManhattan Loft Guy bait in the Habitats feature by Constance Rosenblum on the front page of today’s New York Times real estate section, with a back-in-the-day piece that touches on both Tribeca in the 1970s

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19 Warren Street loft sold by minor celebrity at major profit

had been a super white boxThe Manhattan loft #PH-W at 19 Warren Street sold on June 7 through a deed filed today (according to StreetEasy), yet the New York Observer observed in yesterday’s edition on-line that it had been sold,

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