Chelsea Grande

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Location: New York, New York. Gentrifying former industrial district

On a neglected corner straddling the shoreline of the Hudson River, a new structure rises over the remnants of an abandoned filling station. The smells of pungent asphalt and petrol have disappeared as over 60,000 square feet of new shops and housing have been built. Perched on the boundary of the Chelsea Historic District, the project adds seventy new residences to an area of Manhattan experiencing a boom in popularity.

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Transect Zone(s): T5 center.
Status: Complete
Guiding Charter Principle(s): Nineteen, Twenty, Twenty-Four
Project or Plan's Scale: Building
Features: Mixed uses.
Total built area (in sq. ft.): 60
Number of residential units (include live/work): 70
Residential types: Mid-rise/loft.
Project team designers: Richard Cook & Associates
Project team developers: The Hakimian Organization

Previous site status: Brownfield (former industrial)