If you are; then the chances are that you are not thinking about the small hamlet of the Town of Wappinger in Dutchess County, New York State that goes by the name of Chelsea. There are some fine historic buildings there but nothing much by way of apartment blocks in this residential hamlet beside the Hudson River.
The Manhattan Chelsea
Also alongside the Hudson River; there is another Chelsea which is a neighborhood located on the west side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. This is where you will be able to find quite a number of Apt For Sale In Chelsea New York. This Chelsea is bounded by 30th Street to the north; 14th Street to the south; the historic Ladies’ Mile District to the east and, to the west; the Hudson River & West Street.
Looking at Chelsea, New York City today; it is hard to imagine that it was once a country estate with a Georgian style manor house, built on the farm of one Jacob Somerindyck, by retired British Major Thomas Clarke; when he purchased the area in 1750. It was Clarke who gave the area its Chelsea name in memory of the Chelsea in London, England. Clarke’s daughter, Charity inherited the estate and, with her husband Benjamin Moore, added to its lands. Their son Clement Clarke Moore inherited the estate in turn and proceeded to give the apple orchard to the Church for the building of a seminary. He went on to have objections to the local authority’s plans of 1811 for road building through his estate before deciding to sub-divide much of it into lots for sale to the ranks of the now rich New Yorkers; however, he placed covenants on the sales which restricted the architectural styles of all new buildings and expressly forbade their use for stabling, manufacturing and other commercial activities. What industrialization there was grew up outside the original estate.
This in part explains why there are so many older large buildings within Chelsea and many of these have been converted to provide Apt For Sale In Chelsea New York. Even as far back as the 1930’s buildings were being erected in Chelsea specifically to house apartments – the block long London Terrace being a fine example.
If you are looking for Apt For Sale In Chelsea New York; the recently completed Cary Tamarkin building at 508 West 24th Street could be just what you are seeking. Browse the website at for the full details.
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