The Chelsea Mercantile

252 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY, 10001 | Chelsea

The Chelsea Mercantile Condominium located at 252 Seventh Avenue and 24th street is a premiere Chelsea Manhattan luxury condominium that was originally built in 1908, that is deep in Manhattan history and architectural detail.

Upon entering the building, you will note the dramatic early 20th century limestone facade and beautifully appointed Moroccan tile underneath the rotunda.

Converted in 2000 consisting of 21 floors and 354 luxury apartments it marked one of the largest condominium conversions in Manhattan at the time, made up of studios to four-bedroom lofts and vary in size from 856 to 3,069 square feet. The architecture throughout the building includes a classic rotunda and skylights from previous eras of time as the woolens building, whose purpose was the manufacture of fabric. It then later become the Veterans Administration Building post World War II, prior to its conversion to what we see today as the Chelsea Mercantile Condominium.

The apartments at the Chelsea Mercantile features are largely in part due to its pre-war history and details that include, high beamed ceilings, exposed brick walls, high-ceilings, spacious open floor plans, hardwood floors throughout, large oversized windows, private terraces and brick fireplaces, as well as washers and dryers. All apartments have as part of their conversion upgraded state-of-the-art wiring too.

Inspiring Chefs kitchens are complete with cherry wood cabinets, with integrated stainless-steel appliances, black granite countertops, and built-in garbage disposals.

Tranquil Spa like Master bathrooms have very tasteful limestone walls and floors, deep soaking tubs and separate stall showers.

For the residents support and convenience, amenities at this historic residence include 24-hour doorman and concierge service, as well as private parking accessible from within the building, beautiful gym, childrens playroom and a fantastic 10,000 square foot landscaped roof deck with magnificent panoramic views of the New York City skyline.

The Chelsea Mercantile condominium’s location at Seventh Avenue between 24th and 25th Street gives you great and easy access to all of Chelsea and much of Downtown Manhattan’s nightspots, galleries, museums, and performance venues that it is so famously known for. You are literally walking distance to many spectacular restaurants, nightlife and shopping, close to the lush Highline Park, famous Eataly and its Marketplace and Gourmet Eateries, Flatiron District, Madison Green Park, Meatpacking District, Greenwich Village, public transportation, and quick drive up to the Lincoln Tunnel entrance.

Written by John Diamantopoulos


1BR Apartments Information
Starting at $1,850,000
2BR Apartments Information
Starting at $2,100,000
4BR Apartments Information
Starting at $3,950,000
The Chelsea Mercantile Info
Apartment Info

Year Built

Year Converted

Number of Apartment

Number of Floor

Building Access

Tax Abatement
Rockrose Development Corp

Rose Associates

Avinash K. Malhotra Architects


Service Level
White-Glove Luxury
Full Time Doorman
Full Service
Attended Lobby
Loft Apartments
Luxury Apartment Buildings
Pre-war High-rise


All information furnished regarding property for sale, rental or financing is from sources deemed reliable, but no warranty or representation is made as to the accuracy thereof and same is submitted subject to errors, omissions, change of price, rental or other conditions, prior sale, lease or financing, or withdrawal without notice. All dimensions and square footage are approximate. For exact dimensions and square footage, you must hire your own architect or engineer.

Customer should consult with their own counsel regarding all closing costs, including without limitation the New York State 1% tax paid by buyers on residential properties over $1 million. All rights to content, photographs and graphics reserved to The Diaman Group and Diaman Group LLC.

The number of bedrooms and bathrooms listed above under building and property descriptions are not a legal conclusion. Each person should consult with his or her own architect, engineer, attorney or zoning experts to make a determination as to the number of rooms in the unit that may be legally used and called as a bedroom.

All material presented herein is intended solely for information purposes only. While, this information is assumed to be correct, it is presented subject to errors, omissions, changes or withdrawal without notice. All property information, including, but not limited to dimensions, square footage, room count, number of bedrooms, school district and neighborhood information in building and property listings descriptions are deemed reliable, but should be verified by your own architect, engineer, attorney, or zoning expert.

Equal Housing Opportunity. The Diaman Group actively supports equal housing opportunities.

All rights to content, photographs and graphics reserved to The Diaman Group LLC

The Diaman Group LLC Licensed Real Estate Broker 420 Lexington Avenue, Suite 300 The Graybar Building New York, New York 10170

Real Estate New York City