• Sam Sunshine

West Chelsea Architecture and Culture

Updated: Mar 16


100 11th Ave, The IAC Building, Lantern House
100 11th Ave by Jean Nouvel, The IAC Building by Frank Gehry, Lantern House by Thomas Heatherwick

West Chelsea is a lively mix of star architecture, townhouses, and art galleries. Located between 14th Street and 30th Street and from 9th Avenue to Hudson River Park. Notable attractions are Chelsea Market, the High Line and the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex. [NYT]


Richard Serra Exhibition At The Gagosian Gallery In Chelsea
Richard Serra Exhibition At The Gagosian Gallery

Lantern House designed by Thomas Heatherwick is a 22 story condominium located at 515 West 18th Street. Prices range from about $1,950,000 for a 923 sqft 1 bedroom to about $16,975,000 for 3 bedroom 2,614 sqft penthouse on the 22nd floor. Amenities include health club by Equinox, library, rooftop terrace, 75 ft saline swimming pool, private outdoor gardens, event suite and children's playroom.


Lantern House And The High Line
Lantern House And The High Line