The 99 luxury units will hit the market sometime this spring The landmarked Beaux Arts building at 49 Chambers Street is going condo, and developer Chetrit Group has offered the first official peek at the new digs by way of a new teaser website . The site is a little scant on details—the condo interiors, by Gabellini Sheppard Associates, have yet to be revealed—but based on the magnificent building itself, they’re sure to be something. Built in 1912, 49 Chambers Street was originally home to the Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank, though it has more recently served as city government offices.
“The entire neighborhood was up in arms” Amagansett is home to big names like Scarlet Johansson and Alec Baldwin—and now also home to a bit of a scandal. The New York Post reported that Hamptons developer Peter Cardel built a custom mansion at 84 Meeting House Lane that is higher than the East Hampton’s building code allows.
This week’s edition includes the homes of Meg Ryan and Kirsten Dunst Every week, Curbed covers dozens of market listings that vary in price, location, size, grandeur, quirkiness, and other distinct characteristics. If they managed to capture our attention, that means there’s definitely something special going on
The townhouse on West 11th Street could become a huge single-family home with a starchitect-approved renovation The sprawling five-story townhouse at 269 West 11th Street is back, and the brokerbabble still refers to it as a “mansion in the making.” The Greek Revival home , built in 1836, first appeared on the market in 2014; at the time, it was asking only $22.5 million, but it’s since gotten a $3.5 million increase. The listing also touts the fact that “p lans are approved for a spectacular renovation by an award winning architect”—namely Annabelle Selldorf Architects, whose plans to alter the building did, indeed, get Landmarks Preservation Commission approval earlier this year. According to the listing, Selldorf’s changes could increase the home’s footprint by a whopping 20 percent.
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Neighbors are up in arms about the future of 145 West 118th Street , now that the new owners of the townhouse has made it clear that they’ll be tearing down the whole thing. The house really is gorgeous, and—according to Harlem Bespoke—it’s going to be replaced by a “bland brick column model for some reason,” instead of a more aesthetically pleasing glass tower added to the original facade
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The good Germans at the University of Freiburg and geOps have put together a map that tracks real-time public transit data , visualizing the movement of buses and trains in New York City as it happens. The whole thing is really quite cool, as it pulls both real-time GPS and static scheduling data from the MTA , Port Authority , LIRR , and other local transportation agencies; the results are astonishingly accurate. TRAVIC also tracks public transit in lots of other cities all over the world, if you feel so inclined to look up bus schedules in Budapest or wherever.
Welcome back to The Six Digit Club , in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the tipline . This two-bedroom railroad unit in a pre-war elevator co-op in Park Slope came to our attention thanks to a tipster, and while it isn’t the most amazing apartment on the block, it certainly has its charms