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Onyx Chelsea, 261 West 28th Street

Between Seventh Avenue & Eighth Avenue

Key Details

  • Year Built 2007
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood Chelsea
  • Total Apartments 53
    Total Floors 11
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Allowed
Avg. Price / ft2
$62
Avg. Price / ft2
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

Onyx Chelsea is an 11-story, 53-unit condominium completed in 2007 and located at 261 West 28th Street. Staff and amenities include a 24-hour doorman, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a bicycle room, cold storage, and a common rooftop deck.

The building welcomes pets and is surrounded by restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops. It is two blocks from the High Line and close to the 1/2/3 and A/C/E trains.

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Building Amenities

  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • Post War
  • Resident Storage
  • Central AC
  • Full Service Garage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Mail Room
  • Fitness Center
  • On-Site Parking
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Terraces / Balconies

Apartments for Sale at 261 West 28th Street (3)

3
Available Apts
$995K - $1.7M
Price Range
$1,378
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 261 West 28th Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$3,750
Prices Start At
$62
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Rating

25
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 25 / 44

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23
Out of 36

Location Rating: 23 / 36

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16
Out of 39

Features Rating: 16 / 39

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8
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72

CityRealty Rating Reference

 
Architecture
  • 30+ remarkable
  • 20-29 distinguished
  • 11-19 average
  • < 11 below average
 
Location
  • 27+ remarkable
  • 18-26 distinguished
  • 9-17 average
  • < 9 below average
 
Features
  • 22+ remarkable
  • 16-21 distinguished
  • 9-15 average
  • < 9 below average
 

Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"This spiffy condominium building in Chelsea was designed by FXFowle for Bronfman Haynes Real Estate Partners in 2007.

This building, which is known as Onyx Chelsea and is located at 261 West 28th Street on the corner at Eighth Avenue, has two roofdecks, radiant heating flooring in bathrooms, a concierge, a doorman, a fitness center, a garage, washers and dryers in each apartment, and Sub-zero refrigerators and Bosch and Viking kitchen appliances. The building also has central air-conditioning and some terraces." Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Handsome apartment building designed by FXFowle
  • Close to Subway
  • Concierge
  • Doorman
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Vertical light elements on facade
  • Garage
  • Storage space
  • Roof deck
  • Fitness center
  • Bathrooms with radiant heating flooring
  • Sub-Zero refrigerators
  • Bosch and Viking appliances
  • Central air-conditioning
  • Washer and dryers in each unit Washer and dryers in each unit
Cons
  • Close to housing projects
  • No balconies
  • Some traffic

Broker & Buyer Comments

"The Onyx is a brilliantly designed, elegantly layered structure of glass, metal and granite illuminated at night by vertical bands of light with fifty-two unique one, two & three bedroom condominiums. Designed With Precision The striking facade of The Onyx, comprised of black metallic panels suspended from the structure, and fastened by stainless steel bolts, rigorously adheres to a single architectural module. Woven with an aluminum subsystem, the oversized windows invite sunlight while filtering the surrounding context. Subtly illuminated at night, The Onyx cuts a distinctive silhouette in the Chelsea skyline, creating a luminous surface that both projects and reflects the vibrancy of the neighborhood. Designed For Your Convenience Every service and amenity at The Onyx has been designed for your comfort and luxury. Amenities include: 24 hour concierge Professionally designed fitness center Rooftop sun deck Fiber-optic ready High tech security system Cold storage in lobby (designed to Fresh Direct standards) Designed For Chelsea Chelsea is filled with hundreds of celebrated galleries, theaters, clubs, boutiques and restaurants. At The Onyx, you will have all this and more right at your doorstep. Neighboring attractions that surround The Onyx include Commes Des Garcons Boutique, Chelsea dog park, Cohan & Leslie gallery, hotel Chelsea, Madison Square Park, Chelsea piers, The Biltmore room, the highline, Chelsea Market, The Red Cat Bistro, The Dia center for the arts, The Joyce Theater and Whole Foods Market."
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. 1
at 7th Ave 0.16 miles
  1. C
  2. E
at 8th Ave and 25th 0.21 miles
  1. 2
  2. 3
at 7th Ave 0.29 miles
  1. A
at 8th Ave and 35th 0.30 miles
  1. M
  2. F
at 6th Ave 0.42 miles
  1. B
  2. D
  3. N
  4. Q
  5. R
at 6th Ave 0.42 miles
 
 

Sales Summary - Past 12 Months

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Past 12 Months
$1,253
Avg. Price / ft2
Based on 1 Sales
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$1.1M - $3.1M
Price Range
$1,506
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 473 Available for Sale
  • $1,932 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $3,255,001 Avg. Price
  • $2,145,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Walker Tower Apt 15B | $27,800,000
    Price / ft2 $5,855
  2. Least Expensive 408 West 25th street Apt 3FE | $350,000
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  • 316 Available for Rent
  • $70 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $7,547 Avg. Price
  • $5,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive The Porter House Apt 6 | $75,000
    Price / ft2 $165
  2. Least Expensive 425 West 24th Street Apt 2F | $1,775
Data is based on sales from past 12 months and only transactions for which we have approximate square footage information available are included above
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  • 233 Total Sales
  • $1,535 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $2,273,927 Avg. Price
  • $1,747,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 520 West 28th Street Apt PH37 | $20,207,500
    Price / ft2 $2,949
  2. Least Expensive The Thomas Eddy Apt 4C | $273,780
    Price / ft2 $548

Alternate Address

  • 362-366 Eighth Avenue

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