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The American Thread Building, 260 West Broadway

Between Beach Street & York Street   |    Tribeca

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Key Details

  • Condo
  • Built in 1896
  • 50 Apartments
  • 11 Floors
  • Size Avg. Price # Sold
  • 2 BEDS $2,722,500 2
  • Avg. Price based on 2 closings during past 12 months Last updated Jun 23, 2018
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$1,505 Avg. Price / Ft2

Overview

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The American Thread Building, 260 West Broadway has received a CityRealty Rating of 78, based on:

 
Architecture

Anything above 30 is remarkable, from 20-29 is distinguished and from 11-19 is average, while below 11 is below average.

 
Location

Anything above 27 is remarkable, from 18-26 is distinguished and from 9-17 is average, while below 9 is below average.

 
Features

Anything above 22 is remarkable, from 16-21 is distinguished and from 9-15 is average, while below 9 is below average.

Rating Summary

24
Out of 44
+
29
Out of 36
+
17
Out of 39
+
8
=
78
Out of 119
 

Architecture Rating: Points Breakdown

Exterior:
Distinguished 6 out of 8 points
Retail Quality:
Attractive 4 out of 5 points
Canopy Entrance:
Dramatic 3 out of 3 points
Alterations:
Poorly Done 0 out of 2 points
Plaza Or Atrium:
None 0 out of 3 points
Contextual Design:
Yes and Good 2 out of 3 points
Skyline:
Exists 1 out of 2 points
Local Visibility:
Highly Visible 2 out of 2 points
Watertank:
Enclosed 1 out of 2 points
Airconditioners:
Not Allowed 2 out of 2 points
Free Standing:
Corner 1 out of 2 points
Gargoyles:
None 0 out of 2 points
Garden:
None 0 out of 2 points
Fenestration:
Consistent 1 out of 1 points
Landmark:
No 0 out of 2 points
Unity:
Unified Design 1 out of 1 points
Illumination:
None 0 out of 1 points
Water Element:
None 0 out of 1 points

Location Rating: Points Breakdown

Street Ambience:
Very Attractive with Trees 4 out of 5 points
Distance To Neighborhood Center:
Less than 20 blocks 4 out of 5 points
Views:
Impressive 3 out of 4 points
Neighborhood Ambience:
Very Attractive 3 out of 3 points
Traffic Noise:
Very Little 3 out of 3 points
Protected Views:
Only Top Floors 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Subway:
Less than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Firedepartment Noise:
No Noise 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Supermarket:
3-5 Short Blocks 1 out of 2 points
Distance To Park:
Less Than 3 Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Distance To Water:
More than 6 Short Blocks 0 out of 2 points
Shopping:
5 or less Short Blocks 2 out of 2 points
Schools:
No Noise 1 out of 1 points
Noise From Nightlife:
None 1 out of 1 points

Features Rating: Points Breakdown

Lobby:
Quite Stylish 3 out of 5 points
Units Per Floor:
5-9 2 out of 5 points
Ceiling:
9-11 Feet 2 out of 4 points
Balconies:
None 0 out of 3 points
Health Club:
Yes 1 out of 2 points
Private Gardens:
None 0 out of 2 points
Storage Rooms:
None 0 out of 2 points
Bay Windows:
None 0 out of 1 points
Fireplaces:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Door Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Concierge:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Elevator Person:
None 0 out of 1 points
Recreational Roof:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Driveway:
None 0 out of 1 points
Maids Room:
None 0 out of 1 points
Catering:
None 0 out of 1 points
Garage:
None 0 out of 1 points
Mixed Use:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Non Rectilinear Form:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Unusual Layouts:
Some 1 out of 1 points
Prewar:
Yes 1 out of 1 points
Other Amenities:
Many 2 out of 2 points
  • #40 Rated condo - Tribeca
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The American Thread Building is located at 260 West Broadway in TriBeCa.

260 West Broadway was formerly known as the Wool Exchange Building, as its developers had hoped it would enable New York to overtake Boston as the center of the nation's wool trade. Their subsequent failure allowed the American Thread Company to move into the site, which was converted into loft-style apartments in 1980 and retains the company's name.

Residences have tall high ceilings and maintain original architectural touches; many units have been updated in recent years and boast kitchens and master bathrooms that are spacious and feature premium appliances and deluxe fixtures.

Residents of 260 West Broadway have access to amenities including an attended lobby, concierge service, a roof deck, a garden, basement storage and a health club. It is also convenient to the shops and restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood and SoHo.

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Carter Horsley's Review

The American Thread Building, 260 West Broadway Carter Horsley's Building Review
"One of the first conversions of a large commercial building in TriBeCa to luxury loft apartments, the American Thread Building at 260 West Broadway is a very handsome structure with a curved frontage overlooking a small park." Read Carter's Full Review

The pros & cons

Pros
  • Curved facade
  • Health club
  • Good TriBeCa location
  • Convenient to SoHo
  • Handsome entrance
  • Roof deck
  • Concierge
  • Some spectacular layouts
  • Excellent views
  • Good public transportation
  • Overlooks nice small park
  • Close to Subway
Cons
  • No garage
  • Missing cornice
  • No sidewalk landscaping
  • Staircase entrance
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The American Thread Building, 260 West Broadway 12 Month Sales Summary

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The American Thread Building, 260 West Broadway Alternate Addresses

  • 1 Beach Street
  • 1 St. John Lane
  • 262 West Broadway
  • 264 West Broadway
  • 266 West Broadway
  • 3 Beach Street
  • 3 St. John Lane
  • 5 Beach Street
  • 5 St. John Lane
  • 7 Beach Street
  • 9 Beach Street

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In the Neighborhood: What’s Available & Sales Stats

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  • 403 Available for Sale
  • $2,361 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $6,455,317 Avg. Price
  • $4,450,000 Median Price
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    Price / ft2 $4,058
  2. Least Expensive 91 Leonard Street Apt 4D | $895,000
    Price / ft2 $1,748
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  • 263 Total Sales
  • $2,086 Avg. Price / Ft2
  • $5,113,880 Avg. Price
  • $4,020,000 Median Price
  1. Most Expensive 443 Greenwich Street Apt PHA | $43,787,805
    Price / ft2 $5,110
  2. Least Expensive The Borden House Apt 4C | $700,000
    Price / ft2 $1,437

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