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Walker Tower 212 West 18th Street by JDS Development Group & Michael Stern

Walker Tower Sees First Flip for Near $3 Million Profit

Walker Tower, a JDS Development Group project originally designed by famed Art Deco architect Ralph Walker in 1929, combines state-of-the-art amenities with unobstructed views of New York City. Walker Tower broke records when one of the previously purchased residences was put back onto the market at a $2.9 million increase over the initial buying price…

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Walker Tower PH Sells For $50.9M, Sets Downtown Record

As expected, the penthouse of Chelsea’s highly-acclaimed Walker Tower sold for more than $50 million, setting a new record for the most expensive home ever sold in Downtown Manhattan. The Journal reports that the all-cash deal closed for $50.9 million, and, evidently, the unnamed buyer was in the space “less than five minutes” before stating “I’ll take it.” Because $50M spur-of-the-moment decisions are never…

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Chelsea’s Sleeping Giant Remade as Luxury Condos With 14-Foot Ceilings

Back in the post-crash days of ’09, a rumor hit the ‘wire that the Art Deco Ralph Walker-designed Verizon building on West 18th Street near 7th Avenue was bought by a developer for a future condo conversion. (Background check: Walker is the old-school New York architect behind 1 Wall Street and the Barclay-Vesey Building; Frank Lloyd Wright was a fan.) DOF records…

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