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