The Undeniable Vibrance of Chelsea and West Chelsea

The Undeniable Vibrance of Chelsea and West Chelsea

Chelsea has always been one of New York City’s most vibrant and diverse communities. Its roots are blue collar industrial, which is reflected in the many old brick buildings and an architectural style that was originally meant to be more practical than flashy.

What’s Old is New

However, the spirit of Chelsea has evolved quite a lot throughout the years. Beyond some of those plain brick facades that were once warehouses and factories, you will find some incredible luxury apartments, condos and co-ops. There has been plenty of new development, as well, thus creating a unique contrast between the bold modern architecture and the neighborhood’s more historic qualities.

The West Chelsea Scene

On the west side of Chelsea past 10th Avenue, you find one of the city’s most influential art scenes. Along with the many art galleries, you will find a plethora of fine dining restaurants and great nightlife spots to choose from. During the day, you might find yourself perusing antique shops and flea markets, taking a stroll along The High Line or eating at one of delicious eateries at Chelsea Market or in the Meatpacking District. At night, you can live it up at a local speakeasy or dance club. If you have eclectic tastes, you will love Chelsea!

Chelsea Real Estate

We personally love any excuse to get over to Chelsea, whether it’s for fun or for work. We recently listed two beautiful luxury condos in the heart of the the Meatpacking District:

345 Meatpacking, 345 West 14th Street, 3C (For Sale)

345 Meatpacking, 345 West 14th Street, 3C (For Lease)

345 Meatpacking, 345 West 14th Street, PHC (For Lease)

The first is a spacious 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom on the third floor with a stunningly luxurious kitchen and sumptuous bathroom that’s clad in oversized slabs of Spanish Travertine marble. It is available for purchase or for lease. The second condo featured is a spectacular 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom penthouse unit that has been impeccably appointed by AD100 designer, Thad Hayes. It is fully furnished available for lease. This condo oozes luxury and the views of the Hudson River and Downtown Manhattan are something to behold.

About 345 West 14th Street

345 West 14th Street is one of Chelsea’s most desirable addresses in one of Manhattan’s most dynamic neighborhoods. It is a full-service, white glove building with a full-time doorman, landscaped roof terrace and many other luxury amenities. To schedule a personal tour of the building and either of these two amazing units, just contact us.


Tom Postilio and Mickey Conlon are Manhattan real estate specialists, serving the city’s most exclusive neighborhoods including Chelsea and West Chelsea. If you are buying, selling or leasing a home, contact Tom & Mickey today for best in New York luxury residential real estate services.