Tag: Soho

nine years ago today … Manhattan Loft Guy post #1

how many ‘years’ is that in Internet time? (Can’t say that I miss Lorne Green often, but this question prompts one of those times.) Quick post without any downtown Manhattan lofts to discuss (directly). It was March 19, 2006 that I

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did 11 Lispenard Street loft (Tribeca) sell because close to Soho?

interesting (truthful) marketing angleThe “1,782 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 5th floor at 11 Lispenard Street is so solidly “Tribeca” that it is one short block west of the original Triangle Below Canal block (more on that, below*). Yet

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Tribeca and Soho top the rankings in median price by neighborhood, of course

top line numbers are so … top lineThe graph associated with this Property Shark report about median prices for coops, condos and 1- or 2-family homes by New York City neighborhood, with 2012 v. 2011 and 2012 v. 2008 data,

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working artist loft at 121 Mercer Street sells just under $1,000/ft

it doesn’t get any more arty than thisThere are artist’s lofts and then there are artist’s lofts. The “2,000 sq ft” Manhattan loft on the 2nd floor at 121 Mercer Street deep in the heart of Soho is recognizably an

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how did 111 Mercer Street get some kind of one-off exemption from Artist in Residence requirements?

inquiring minds want to knowFascinating piece in the The Real Deal today, In rare instance, Soho building has Artist-in Residence requirement waived, stating that the 4-unit condo residential loft new development at 111 Mercer Street will not have to comply

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Wall Street Journal jumps gun on quarterly market report, flogs Soho loft sale you know about

brilliant journalismRegular readers of Manhattan Loft guy will suspect snark in that sub-head, but today, I got none. Josh Barbanel’s piece in today’s Journal, Manhattan Sales Continue to Climb, is brilliant journalism on two fronts. First, it scoops all the

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WOW, indeed: “wow factor” loft at 66 Crosby Street has late bidding war to close up 60% over 2006

I [heart] Lofts Week continues….Yes, I was a little over the top yesterday in my praise for the (mini) loft that sold at an astounding (for the building) price per foot (that was August 29, unique loft at 236 West

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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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Soho and Artist-In-Residence are back in the news, oddly

“hunting”? “harassing” really??I found this headline from DNAInfo Tuesday rather bizarre, Group Hunts Non-Artists Wrongly Living in SoHo and NoHo Lofts, and the article only slightly less so. It sounds as though some folks are targeting undocumented immigrants residents; in

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primitive loft at 16 Crosby Street sells above ask under $900/ft

was it the (lack of) maintenance?The “2,700 sq ft” Manhattan loft #2F at 16 Crosby Street was available for only a short time, coming to market on July 15 at $2.35mm, going to contract by August 8, and closing on

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