A Chelsea Duplex Steeped in NYC History

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Chelsea is an iconic New York City neighborhood, known for its rich artistic heritage, melting pot of culture, reflected in its diverse culinary scene, and its vibrant streets lined with beautiful architecture. Chelsea's location and vibrant atmosphere make it a magnet for creatives, tourists, and locals alike, and 400 West 23rd Street is a property that any potential buyer would want to call home.

The history of this exceptional property is as impressive as its architecture. The property sits on the site of the former estate belonging to Clement Moore, author of the iconic Christmas story “T’was the Night Before Christmas”, written in 1837.

Forty years later, when the elevated railroad was constructed in 1978, it ran along 9th avenue, right outside 400 West 23rd Street’s window.

The elevated railroad in Chelsea, NYC, traces its origins back to the late 19th century, a period marked by rapid industrialization and urban expansion. Serving as a vital mode of transportation for commuters and goods alike, it played a crucial role in shaping the development of the neighborhood. 

Built in 1911, the home's details are a testament to its historic roots, with impressive 12 foot ceilings, ornate chandelier, and custom 2-story bookcase. 

The spacious eat-in kitchen boasts a large amount of counter space, top-of-the-line appliances, and beautiful custom cabinetry.

The primary bedroom is a generous 27' long, featuring a full seating area, renovated en-suite bathroom with heated floors, and a walk-in closet equipped with a washer/dryer. 

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