Tag: Classic

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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Cobblestone Lofts seller surprised, disappointed that market at 28 Laight Street is so rational

… while fact-based outsiders smile The folks who just sold the “3,216 sq ft” Manhattan loft #3A at 28 Laight Street (Cobblestone Lofts) in the spillway of the Holland Tunnel in northernmost Tribeca thought a year ago they were selling

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NY Times finds a Broadway chanteuse who loves her Tribeca loft

things Manhattan Loft Guy loves … include loft lovers When the New York Times real estate feature “What I Love” works for me, it stars a celebrity who talks about her home (OK, her loft) and not just her stuff.

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what would have happened if they renovated the kitchen to sell 105 Fifth Avenue loft?

might have saved a year, or a few bucks This kind of Manhattan loft broker babble intrigues me, not for the editorial choices but the ownership choices: Having undergone an extensive renovation (with the exception of the kitchen), the loft

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very funky Soho cozy (small!) loft at 140 Sullivan Street sells at $1,454/ft

open lofts are for sound sleepers only I always wonder who the folks are who love open lofts such as the little (“1,100 sq ft”) one #3R at 140 Sullivan Street that just sold in the tiny corner of the

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challenging 474 Greenwich Street loft proves a challenging sale, not quite $2 million off

location, decor, layout … let me count the Tribeca loft challenges (and price!) I won’t say I was proud of it, but my first reaction on seeing the “2,300 sq ft” Manhattan loft #4S at 474 Greenwich Street being offered

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“true artist’s loft” still exists at 19 Greene Street, but not for long

 there’s a sad majesty to these listing photos in Soho For a loft snob, or for any who truly appreciates classic Manhattan lofts, seeing listing photos for a “true artist loft in Soho” might be like what an animal rights

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architects trash O’Neill Building loft in Chelsea, in order to make it beautiful, of course

for the due diligence files of 655 Sixth Avenue loft buyers (caveat emptor!) Long-time readers of Manhattan Loft Guy know that I am a sucker for before-and-after photos; otherwise I have to wait for a loft having been sold twice,

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Soho (former) artist loft with (current) artist’s floor plan sells for $1,324/ft

finishes upgraded from ‘classic artist’s’ since 1970s; floor plan, not so much Although the “1,850 sq ft” Manhattan loft #7C at 141 Wooster Street was marketed as an “Original Soho Artists loft available for the first time since the 1970s”

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quiet & “quintessential” northwest Tribeca loft in move-in condition sells at $843/ft

… so, of course there’s an explanation (there are hints in the broker babble) The raw numbers associated with the three-week old sale of the Manhattan loft #3W at 466 Washington Street yield a stark equation: “3,500 sq ft” + $2.95mm = $843/ft. There

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