Joseph Chetrit

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2011

    Hotel Chelsea Undergoing Renovations, Tenants Protest With Sign

    The Hotel Chelsea.​Three signs hang outside neighborhood landmark Hotel Chelsea. The first, a small laminated sheet of paper, announces the temporary closure of the hotel. After Hotel Chelsea was sold to developer Joseph Chetrit, things changed. On August 2nd, the hotel closed to vistors and g ... More >>

  • Music

    September 7, 2011

    Monster Island's Last Hurrah

    Throwing a final block party before closing its doors

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Hotel Chelsea Is Now Closed to Guests; Residents Feel Like 'Survivors of the Titanic'

    Esther Zuckerman​A small white piece of paper was affixed to the left front door of the Hotel Chelsea today: "The Hotel Chelsea is temporarily closed. We apologize for any inconvenience," it read. There was a space. "Thank you." As the hotel ceased operation and the last holdout guest packed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Does the Chelsea Hotel Have an Art Thief?

    ​Hot on the heels of the Hoboken Picasso thief, ArtInfo reports that the Chelsea Hotel has been undergoing a Thomas Crown affair of its own. The hotel, designated a landmark in 1966, put up for sale in 2010, has walls "caked with art" by former and current hotel residents, like Henri Cartier-B ... More >>

  • News

    August 5, 2003

    Zero at Ground Zero

    City Leaves Key Tribeca Project Unprotected Against Speculators

  • News

    June 25, 2002

    Insurgent Elders

    Tenants Strike at Park West Village