Rare in every way possible, the Star Cinema Building represents a singular opportunity to live and work in a fully restored and modernized 1920s warehouse building with elevator perfectly situated on one of Chelseas prime tree lined residential blocks. This unique structure offers 18,000rsf on four levels and the potential of adding a new residential triplex to its top using available FAR.
Characterized by its authentic textures, the building is NOT landmarked, and it is built to its full depth and width of 100 × 50 feet with two curb-cuts and a 2-car showroom-quality garage on the ground floor. Unbridled open space is lined with beautifully executed glass enclosed rooms constructed with original wood beams salvaged from the building’s restoration.
The second floor is a true loft with wide open space, high-ceilings, and a setback allowing for a 50-foot wide expanse of open-air outdoor space surrounded by townhouse gardens. Restored original casement windows flank the south side of the floor while custom made windows and doors designed to match the character of the building out look to the terrace and beyond.
The third floor has been known as an artists space for decades and was the artistic home of a renowned painter. While restored, it still operates as an active studio for emerging artists with multiple artists in residence. The third floor has work spaces, storage, skylights and tremendous natural light through its oversized original windows and skylights.
The basement is a fully functional space which has been restored and has accessory usage to the ground floor with two means of egress including high ceilings and elevator access. From the buildings 3,447sf roof one gets a sense of this auspicious location. It is ideal to expand upon or create a roof deck accessed by a proper staircase.
Please inquire for more information about this special opportunity to create a unique presence in a prime a Chelsea location.
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