New York Times: A Room of Their Own for 2-Wheeled Commuters

Creating a bicycle room for tenants at 345 Hudson Street turned out to be a good fit. The blocklong building in the quiet streets of northern TriBeCa has a low carbon footprint, and many employees of businesses there, like Penguin Putnam, Starbucks and CBS Radio, were already biking to work. And there was an unused storage space off Charlton Street, adjacent to a loading dock and with access to the lobby.

RXR’s Plans for West Side: Completes Acquisition of Starrett-Lehigh

PRESS RELEASE – RXR Realty, a leading real estate operating and investment company in the New York Tri-State area, announced completion of its acquisition of the Starrett-Lehigh Building. RXR paid approximately $920 million, or approximately $400 per square foot, for the 19-story, 2.3 million square foot property. Built in 1932 and renovated in 2001, the  … Read more

601 Spotlight: Roy Schwalbach of Jack Studios

Hear from owner and founder, Roy Schwalbach of Jack Studios. One of the first tenants in Starrett-Lehigh who attracted many of the creative businesses here today. What are you currently working on? It’s more like “what am I not working on.” How did you end up at Starett-Lehigh, when and why? I was walkin’ down the street  … Read more

Inside the House of Heydenryk

Founded in Amsterdam in 1845, the House of Heydenryk (pronounced HI-den-rike) is one of the world’s oldest and most respected dealers of custom and antique picture and mirror frames. In 1936, Henry Heydenryk, Jr., the great grandson of the founder, brought the firm to the United States where he revolutionized the framing world. The company  … Read more

Cool Objects: Taurus Head, Toys & Sculpture

These cool objects were found in the creative West Chelsea spaces of Starrett-Lehigh. Order from left to right (Taurus head at Assouline Publishing, collection of toys at Smart Design, Joan of Arc at Margaret Evangeline’s Studio).

OXO Wall of Gloves

OXO makes well-designed, affordable, and convenient housewares. The company, founded in 1990, is “dedicated to providing innovative consumer products that make everyday living easier.” Today they offer more than 850 products that are sold in prominent retail stores like Bed, Bath and Beyond, Target and Williams-Sonoma. Their excellence in design has been recognized with over  … Read more

Assouline’s New Waterproof Book: South Pole

South Pole: The British Antarctic Expedition, 1910–1913 (136 pages, 12 fold-outs, 100 illustrations) starkly presents the tragic yet heroic journey of Robert F. Scott and his team in three unique formats: a hardcover trade edition ($45); a hardcover oversize special edition with jacket ($1,050); and an artist’s luxury hand-bound limited edition in extra-large format featuring  … Read more

RXR Restructures Leases For Four Tenants at Starrett-Lehigh

THE REAL DEAL – RXR restructured leases for four tenants in a complicated series of maneuvers at its recently acquired Starrett-Lehigh building, reported. The maneuvering was led by music management firm Harry Fox Agency, which terminated its 47,144-square-foot sublease from Tommy Hilfiger USA at Starrett-Lehigh and fled to 36,921 square feet at the Trump  … Read more

mcgarrybowen Leases More Space at Starrett-Lehigh

RXR Realty (“RXR”), a leading real estate operating and investment company in the New York Tri-State area, has signed Dentsu McGarry Bowen LLC to a new lease that will expand the advertising firm’s space in RXR’s Starrett-Lehigh Building, located at 601 West 26th Street. Dentsu McGarry Bowen will add approximately 47,000 square feet to the  … Read more

Make a Difference: Holiday Toy & Coat Drive

With the holidays upon us, it is important to try to give back and help make a difference to those who are less fortunate. Join RXR Realty in the following events in December 2012: TOY DRIVE in cooperation with Toys for Tots – now until Dec. 17th we will be collecting new unwrapped toys. COAT DRIVE  … Read more