Neighborhood Guide


New York City’s hip crowd keeps the streets alive in Chelsea, from 15th St. to 39th St. west of 5th Ave. Located between the Village and Midtown, Chelsea is a diverse blend of actors, artists, writers, and other creative types along with ex-downtowners who have wandered north. Many joggers leave their premiere apartments to run along Chelsea Piers taking in the sparkling view of the river and listening to a soundtrack of the busy West Side Highway and bustling city streets. It is truly a unique NYC experience! Featured homes in Chelsea include luxury towers like Le Grande Dame (the name speaks for itself), classic brownstones, modern loft buildings, gorgeous mid-rise buildings like the Sierra and the Tate, and pre-war buildings like the London Terrace. There is certainly something for everyone. Chelsea Piers was a major player in the development of the motion picture industry in New York. Many producers, actors, and other figures in the entertainment industry continue to live here or frequent the area. Chelsea Piers also offers many recreational activities and events, and the Chelsea Market is a great place to find a wide variety of items at affordable prices in one place. The list of art galleries in the area is endless, and choices for food and entertainment are plentiful. Whole Foods Market, a boom for health food lovers and conscious eaters, is an anchor in this trendy New York neighborhood. Dining out can be immensely enjoyable with choices like Matsuri, with its gourmet Japanese food, and the ‘round the clock service at Cafeteria. Live in one of Chelsea’s gorgeous homes, and become privy to a booming nightlife with classic destination nightclubs like Avalon (formerly Limelight) to Barracuda, a well-known gay bar popular among Chelsea residents and visitors. With so many commercial opportunities, residential and investment opportunities, and such a high standard of living, Chelsea is an extremely coveted NYC neighborhood. Whether you desire luxury living or a casual low-key style, Chelsea’s residential options are many and varied offering many benefits and enviable features. The neighborhood is a tremendous mix of people and lifestyles, brimming with New York City flavor!

Chelsea Listings

Size Starting from Available Avg. $/Ft2 DOM
Studio $250.0K 42 $1,251 126
1 BR $500.0K 103 $1,526 88
2 BR $749.0K 84 $1,848 102
3 BR $1.4M 54 $2,203 149


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Chelsea Buildings