It’s getting pretty easy these days to find NoHo headlines. More and more, people are understanding what it is about this neighborhood that attracts such interesting people.
NoHo Dreaming on Instagram
We cracked a smile when this posting came in on our Instagram feed…another dimension on the NoHo mystique. Do click on the link.
“On a freezing winter day all I want is to cozy up with a strapping outdoorsman like this. I can already picture myself getting comfortable in his converted Noho loft cooking eggs while wearing one of his oversized flannels. #hotdudesreading.”
NoHo HIP (HOP)
Kanye Launches New Shoe Line and an APP in NoHo
A line of Yeezy fans wrapped around 610 Broadway in Manhattan on Feb. 16 in anticipation of free concert tickets. Leading up the Valentine’s Day release of his limited edition sneaker, Yeezy Boost, collaboration with Adidas, the performer traded seats to his New York show in exchange for social currency. Read it at PSFK.
NoHo Spotlight in AM New York
Lisa Fraser wrote a comprehensive piece on NoHo: Sandwiched between Greenwich Village and the East Village, its appeal lies in its quaint yet chic character.
With features like cobble-stoned blocks and classic cast-iron architecture along with quiet streets lined with retail boutiques and trees, NoHo attracts a range of residents including artists, young techy types and families. Read more…
NoHo Condo at 1 Bond Sells for $6.251M
Formerly Evanson Studios—the collaboration of a noted designing couple – and maker of furniture, art, and architectural designs for commercial or residential patrons, the fifth floor unit will house another live/work couple with its 11-foot ceilings and 23 enormous windows. The cast iron Robbins and Appelton building dates to 1900. Read more …
War Resisters League Building at 345 Lafayette St.
Is on the market again. The A J Muste Memorial Institute has hired Massey Knakal to represent the building which, five years ago, was asking $5.95 million. The Institute purchased the building in 1974 for $80,000. But, don’t get nervous; the building is covered in the NoHo Historic and M1 5b District, is currently held up by the scaffolding that surrounds it and the 21,158 potentially buildable square-feet for new development would have to include a community facility. You can read more at E.V. Grieve
Joseph Sitt‘s Thor Equities has purchased a Noho loft building at 734 Broadway from Gary Barnett‘s Extell Development. The contract was signed Feb. 6th.
Last May, the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission approved plans to restore the 1872 building at 734 Broadway south of Astor Place, Curbed reported, and install a two-story penthouse on top of the five-story building. Mr. Sitt hasn’t yet determined whether or not to proceed with the addition, the source indicated. Read more…
28 East 4th St.
Behind an unassuming door, where Plantworks used to be, is an amazing gym, The Mile High Runners Club, focused on runners…professional, amateur or just plain recreational. Tech-filled and spartan MHRC offers classes and workouts in many varieties to keep you fit, balanced, toned and ready no matter what the weather is outside. And no matter how much construction NoHo runners have to dodge in our ‘hood. Read more…