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The Silk Building, 14 East 4th Street

Between Lafayette Street & Broadway

Key Details

  • Year Built 1908
    Converted Year 1983
    Building Type Condominium
    Neighborhood NoHo
  • Total Apartments 56
    Total Floors 12
    Doorman FT Doorman
    Pets Allowed
Avg. Price / ft2
$73
Avg. Price / ft2

Description

The historic Silk Building was originally built in 1908 as a silk garment factory, as shown in the lobby's two beautiful friezes, then was expertly converted in 1983 into the iconic landmarked condominium building it is today.

Known for its famous retail tenant Tower Records in the 80's and 90's, the Silk Building is rich in cultural history and was home to many A-list musicians and celebrities including Cher, Keith Richards, Britney Spears, and Russell Simmons. This full-service building offers a 24-hour doorman, a stunning lobby, and a lovely roof deck. Locates at 14 East 4th Street, it is conveniently located near New York University, The New School, and the 4/5/6 and N/R trains.

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Building Amenities

  • Attended Lobby
  • Concierge
  • FT Doorman
  • High-Rise
  • Pre War
  • Resident Storage
  • Rooftop Terrace
  • Washer/Dryer in building
  • Elevator
  • Outdoor Entertainment Space
  • Laundry Room
  • In-Unit Washer/Dryer
  • Bike Room
  • Fireplaces
  • Live-In Superintendent
  • Terraces / Balconies

Apartments for Sale at 14 East 4th Street (5)

5
Available Apts
$2.1M - $6M
Price Range
$1,804
Avg. Price / ft2
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Apartments for Rent at 14 East 4th Street (4)

4
Available Apts
$5,995
Prices Start At
$73
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Rating

24
Out of 44

Architecture Rating: 24 / 44

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21
Out of 36

Location Rating: 21 / 36

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16
Out of 39

Features Rating: 16 / 39

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8
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69

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
  • #16 Rated condo - NoHo
 
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Carter Horsley's Review

Carter Horsley's Building Review
"The Silk Building is a very handsome, Italian-Renaissance-palazzo structureat 14 East 4th Street between Broadway and Lafayette Street that was erected in 1908 and converted to a residential condominium with retail spaces in 1982. 

The 12-story building has 56 apartments. " Read Carter's Full Review
Pros
  • Very handsome Italian-Renaissance-palazzo-style architecture
  • Attractive entrance
  • Doorman
  • Convenient to many restaurants and boutiques
  • Home of the first Tower Records store in New York
  • Convenient to NoHo and SoHo and Greenwich Village
  • Concierge
  • High ceilings
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Considerable traffic
  • No balconies
  • No health club
  • No garage
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More Neighborhood Info

Subways

  1. M
  2. B
  3. D
  4. F
  5. 6
at Lafayette 0.15 miles
  1. N
  2. R
at Broadway and 8th Ave 0.17 miles
  1. A
  2. C
  3. E
at 6th Ave and Waverly Pl 0.46 miles
  1. Q
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. L
at Broadway and 14th 0.50 miles
 
 

Closing History - Last 10 sales

10
Units Sold
$1.2M - $2.4M
Price Range
$1,367
Avg. Price / ft2

Pricing Comparison of Similar Buildings

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In The Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 72 Available for Sale
  • $2,549 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $4,571,931 Avg. Price
  • $3,537,500 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 40 Bleecker Street Apt PHE | $15,500,000
    Price / ft2 $4,393
  2. Least Expensive 308 Mott Street Apt 2F | $595,000
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  • 31 Available for Rent
  • $78 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $11,572 Avg. Price
  • $9,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive Robbins & Appleton Building Apt 5BD | $38,500
    Price / ft2 $100
  2. Least Expensive 308 Mott Street Apt 2E | $2,600
    Price / ft2 $62

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Alternate Addresses

  • 294 Lafayette Street
  • 692-4 Broadway
  • 692-94 Broadway

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