Soak Your Troubles Away

Written by West Side Spirit on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

127 W 15th Master baths to die for Chelsea loft, 147 W. 15th St., $6,500,000, Richard Orenstein 212-381-4248. Retreat from the city to this 4,700-square-foot, full-floor loft offering grand rooms, brilliant light and multitextured finishes throughout. Step off the elevator into a massive 54-foot-wide studio space where 12-foot beamed ceilings, industrial columns, frescoed brick walls and sculptural steel [&hellip
[ read more... ]

4 Comments

Elevate Your Living Space

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town, Special Sections, West Side Spirit

Real Estate-28 Grove Street These properties all feature elevators to the top Harlem town house, 212 W. 122nd St., $1,750,000, Sean Oakes 212-317-7894. Beautiful renovated three-unit home for sale with charming facade, large windows and prewar details—a total of four stories with a gorgeous planted garden, a full built-out basement and sub-cellar. Includes an elevator for the triplex lower [&hellip
[ read more... ]

22 Comments

A Lesson in Restoration

Written by Vatisha Smith on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

CH3 Carriage houses in the Village were once as common as town houses and walk-up apartment buildings are today. Few carriage houses have stood the test of time, but there is one noted exception on West 4th Street. Given the predilection New Yorkers have for real estate, it should come as no surprise that a recent [&hellip
[ read more... ]

43 Comments

Keyholes: Taking a Peek into Spalding Gray's Old Writing Spot

Written by Mark Peikert on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

otdthome This month, Our Town Downtown begins a new recurring feature called Keyholes, in which we investigate real, Downtown apartments. And who better to show that it doesn’t hurt than our own managing editor Marissa Maier, who currently lives in the former Soho apartment of Spalding Gray, her stepfather. According to family lore—Maier has her doubts—her Wooster [&hellip
[ read more... ]

8 Comments

Building Profile: 20 Pine

Written by Marissa Maier on . Posted in Dwell OTDT, Our Town Downtown

dwell.20.Pine.PH.12.Living.Room  While DeMaria serves as sales director for 20 Pine—Warburg Realty is the exclusive marketing team of the development—she is also a resident and has firsthand knowledge of the unique amenities that set this building apart from others in the area. “I am probably slanted, but this has been my favorite job that I have ever [&hellip
[ read more... ]

50 Comments

Rats, Washington and the Titanic

Written by Tom Miller on . Posted in Dwell OTDT

The little-known past of the oldest buildings in Downtown Manhattan In Downtown Manhattan, where glass and steel skyscrapers create sleek urban canyons, it is difficult to picture the Wall Street area lined with genteel homes and churches. Yet despite devastating, widespread fires that wiped out most Downtown buildings, and two centuries of demolition and construction, [&hellip
[ read more... ]

1 Comment

..