139 Wooster Street
This modern historic cast iron building was designed by Beyer Blinder Belle in 2006. The architect combined two buildings on Wooster Street and West Broadway to deliver this sought after luxury loft situated on a block where couture shopping arena, local street artist and renowned galleries - most in demand block for both [...]
SoHo Neighborhood Guide
(Thompson Street Playground)
87-101 Thompson St
New York, 10012
In the early 1930s, Thompson Street Playground was born. The park was originally given the name until Anthony Dapolito, community leader/activist and owner of the infamous Vesuvio Bakery expanded the park and changed it to Vesuvio Playground. Over the course of twenty-eight years, The New York City Department [...]
Emack & Bolio’s
“Ice Cream for the Connoisseur”
73 W Houston Street
New York, NY 10012
Health Conscious? This Ice Cream Shop Serves All-Natural!
Make sure not to be mistaken about this shop because it is truly one of a kind. In terms of their credentials, Emack & Bolio’s - SoHo is the #1 ranked store out of the 23 [...]
55 Thompson couldn’t be further from what it once was - the city’s first indoor garage. The posh, newly built loft rental boasts gorgeous curvatures with floor-to-ceiling windows to accentuate its breathtaking city views (including some looking onto the Empire State Building), and with only 38 units spread across nine exclusive floors, this residence [...]
350 W. Broadway
Another day, another week, another amazing apartment; one thing New York City isn’t short of is amazing apartments. And I have fallen in love yet again! This time its with a lovely seven story building in Soho. I am sure you’re wondering why such a short building when I love the height and [...]
These are some of the best Italian sandwiches I’ve had in New York, but they come at a price. Alidoro has an extensive menu of sandwiches featuring Italian cold cuts and cheeses as well items like artichoke hearts and peppers. The ingredients are authentic and fresh.
One of my favorite Soho spots, Ed’s has probably the most amazing lobster and lobster rolls in the city. They are what Ed’s is known for and I highly recommend them. What makes the lobster roll even better is that it is served with NY Magazine’s pick for best French fries in the city – and trust me they are good.
What other city other than New York would have a boutique perfumery that offers a scent for every neighborhood? Bond Perfume headquarters is located at 9 Bond Street and just as there is no place like NYC; Bond Perfume is like no other fragrance store. Each scent represents a specific downtown, midtown, or uptown locale, New York’s beaches, or a city-wide emotion.
34 Greene Street is a condo conversion of a 2873 cast-iron loft building on a cobblestone block between Canal and Grand Street. When it is finished, it will be one of the premier boutique condos in SoHo. What makes this conversion so special is that it will be made up of only seven floor-through private keyed-elevator loft apartments.
If you were to sum up 25 West Houston in one word it would be trendsetter. It was the first new construction in Soho in two decades and sparked a wave of new development downtown. One of the premier condos downtown The Soho 25 is a 9-story, red-brick condominium designed by H. Thomas O’Hara and Beyer Blinder Belle and developed in 2004 by Metropolitan Housing Partners. It contains 32 amazing apartments and some of the best penthouses with outdoor spaces downtown.
Located between the three historic neighborhoods of Little Italy, Nolita and Soho, The Police building at 240 Center Street between Grand and Broome Streets is truly one of the most amazing pieces of architecture in New York City.
Its Baroque revival style is encapsulated by a huge dome and many ornate details – starting with the two massive stone lion statues guarding the main entrance. Its lobby continues the Baroque theme - grand and detailed with wood and stone. It looks more like an Italian castle than a co-op!
The Greenwich Street Project began with the renovation of a six-story former warehouse, and now, with the addition of four stories atop the warehouse, and an adjacent eleven-story structure, the building offers 22 units of loft-style living. The new addition features a 10,000 square foot “waterfall-like” glass façade. The dramatic asymmetrical curves really catch your eye, and sparks curiosity about the building. Amenities include: a multi-level fitness center, sauna, endless pool, weights/machines, showers, white glove storage, wine storage, screening room/meeting room, private garden. A unique feature is the beautiful duplex guest apartment that’s available to be used by the guests of unit owners.
No. 22 Renwick is a boutique building being constructed now, and will feature 19 residences designed by Philip Johnson/Alan Ritchie Architects. Units range from two-bedrooms to full-floor penthouses. Interiors will be a nice blend of modern design and warmth. The façade will be terra cotta tiled, and the architecture will allow for many of these residences to have outdoor terrace or balcony space.
300 Spring Street Condominium is an intimate collection of boutiques residences. This new construction condo is in the up-and-coming West SoHo District. The building’s exterior façade has been designed with modern, clean lines and oversized windows. With only 10 apartments in the building, residents really feel a sense of home and ownership, not often felt in large high-rises. Kitchens include appliances by Viking, SubZero, and Braun, maple cabinets with granite countertops and slate backsplash. Bathrooms feature cappuccino marble with Kohler fixtures and mahogany vanity. Other features of the residences include Brazilian cherry floors and pre-wired cable high-speed internet.
505 Greenwich is the strikingly modern condominium building located in the heart of Soho on Greenwich St between Canal and Spring Streets. The exterior can be described as a sleek blue-tinted glass curtain, standing 15 stories tall. 505 Greenwich has emerged as Soho’s premiere luxury building complete with a Zen-Meditation Garden, Pet Spa, Health Club, Bike Room, and Private Storage, wine refrigerators, and mahogany flooring. There are 25 three-bedroom units, 42 two-bedroom units and 37 one-bedroom units. Each apartment has a washer and dryer.
The Trump SoHo Hotel Condominium is the first downtown project from The Trump Organization, and includes all the luxuries one would expect from Trump. The five-star property being built in Soho at 246 Spring St will stand 45 stories tall and offer 360-degree views of Soho, the Hudson River, the Statue of Liberty, and the Empire State Building. The contemporary glass tower will be home to 400+ fully furnished guestrooms and suites.
For the ultimate in luxury living, Jean Nouvel and Andre Balazs bring you 40 Mercer, known for its cutting-edge use of glass (the largest sheets, approximately 7 by 12 feet, ever used on a residential project). Indeed, this work of art raises the bar for design and hotel-style concierge standards. Residents enjoy such nearby attractions including the Mercer Hotel, boutiques like Prada, and Chanel, and restaurants such as Balthazar, Cendrillon, and Downtown Cipriani.
The historic district of this once artistic enclave is home to the Soho Mews, truly luxury and modern living in the very traditional area between Grand and Canal. The bluish-green, recessed glass and metal exterior of its two buildings is reminiscent of a historic cast iron structure that pays tribute to the neighborhood’s culture. Residents can enjoy the hustle and bustle of Chinatown’s proximity to the south, and the trendier, upscale restaurants and boutiques to the north. The Mews boasts high-end building amenities, finishes and fixtures. With the Soho Grand Hotel right across the street, visiting friends and family members are sure to be pleased as well.
Located in West SoHo, The Renwick’s all-glass exterior is the picture of effortless luxury. This new development’s impressive amenities include: underground private garage with valet, 50–ft lap pool with natural skylights, gym specializing in kick–boxing and offering private instruction, a cedar–lined sauna, an outdoor sculpture garden with waterfall, and a private library. Nestled on a one block street, The Renwick’s home automation system allows residents to truly customize their living environment. Adjust the ambiance with visual mood lighting, automated shades, central temperature control and central Bang & Olufsen audio–visual controls.