The District That Inspires®

SWA Architecture has designed a dynamic building, which will make a significant impact on its relatively small lot at 7-9 East 30th Street. The façade of the building features a mixed-material curtain wall comprised of glass and gray metal cladding that undulates as it moves up its 23 floors. The theme is angular. At street level, a sharp angular shape […]

28th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenues was the epicenter of popular music at the turn of the 19th/20th Centuries and became famous around the world as Tin Pan Alley.  This four-part series explores: 1) Tin Pan Alley’s name and accomplishments; 2) its musical styles and composers 3) the social forces and technological developments that caused it to rise and […]

Parisian perfumer Diptyque offering scented candles, perfumes and body care; and British-based beauty retailer Space NK Apothecary London are making their mark as the first retailers to occupy the newly renovated 1165 Broadway in NoMad. Both luxury retailers signed on to a ten-year lease in a deal orchestrated by CBRE, whose agents Amria Yunis, Anthony Stanford, and Elliot Ferris, represented […]

Whole Foods Market has signed a lease for 60,000 square feet at 63 Madison Avenue, in NoMad. The future store will occupy 10,000 square feet on the ground floor and 50,000 square feet across the second floor. The property’s owners George Comfort & Sons, Jamestown and Loeb Partners Realty are undertaking a major renovation of 63 Madison. George Comfort CEO […]

Each October, New York experiences two exciting events that focus on the questions of how we conceive, design and build the spaces where we live, work and play. Archtober and Open Space Weekend explore new design, old architectural gems, and philosophical questions about the effect of design on us as individuals and a society. Both events open up spaces to […]

Drop everything, Standard Dose is coming to town, joining an ever-increasing community of health spas, fitness centers, and body care specialists in NoMad. The online retailer specializing in CBD body care products recently opened its flagship store at 26th and Broadway. (If you’re unfamiliar with burgeoning $22 million CBD industry, CBD is an abbreviation for “cannabidiol,” the name of a […]

In late June, Commercial Observer reported that Vitech Systems Group had signed a lease to occupy the entire fifteenth floor at 432 Park Avenue, expanding its presence in the NoMad neighborhood. The lease gives the growing firm an additional 10,000 square feet of office space in addition to its existing location at 401 Park Avenue South, located just two blocks […]

Earlier this week, people from all over the city gathered in Madison Square Park for delicious food provided by the most innovative and diverse restaurants in NoMad. This year, 30 chefs participated, representing 28 restaurants including neighborhood staples such as Eleven Madison Park, Eataly, Shake Shack and more. It was a perfect evening with the summer sun shining down and […]

Anytime a billionaire moves into the neighborhood, it is news. When the world’s richest man moves into your neighborhood,  it reverberates not only in the neighborhood but throughout the city. Suffice it to say when Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos purchased three adjacent apartments in NoMad last month for a total of $80 million, it generated plenty of speculation […]

Between a brilliant food scene, a dynamic design/technology community, and numerous new developments, it comes as little surprise that property values are on the rise in NoMad. But the neighborhood hit a new milestone last month when the penthouse at 172 Madison listed for a staggering $98 million, making it the most expensive apartment currently for sale in New York […]