236 West 26th Street 5SE, New York, NY 10001

236 West 26th Street 5SE

The ideal live/work space or investor property. Extraordinary southern light and high ceilings are just two highlights in this authentic artist studio located at the iconic Capitol Building on West 26th Street. This pre-war building was converted to coop in the early 1980s and has been home to a variety of creative professionals and their companies ever since. Apartment 5SE enjoys a corner perch facing both south and east, with incredible sunlight bouncing off concrete floors and 10'.5"+/- ceilings. This unique and spacious layout offers a multitude of options. In its current configuration, enter the apartment into a separate, private vestibule. From there, one can enter a room perfect for a home office, bedroom, waiting room or studio, featuring a southern exposure and ample space for meetings, work, or rest. Beyond the other door from the foyer is a large open loft space with an open kitchen and full bathroom. The kitchen features stainless steel appliances by Bosch and LG with a large countertop and cabinetry. There is a washer/dryer as well. There are distinct areas that make it easy to envision living or working space, as well as entertaining. The Capitol Building is a well-run, highly sought after cooperative in Chelsea and features an inviting lobby, key-fobbed entry, community roof garden and a full time superintendent. The building allows subletting and live/work, ensuring owners significant potential for investment and professional use. Advertised square footage is a gross number per the offering plan.



2,100 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA


Features & Amenities


  • total bedrooms1
  • Total bathroom1
  • full bathroom1
  • APPLIANCES Dryer, Washer

Area & Lot

  • Status Sold
  • Living Area2,100 Sq.Ft.
  • MLS® ID3779275
  • YEAR BUILT1926
  • Architecture StylesLoft


  • other exterior FeaturesTerrace


  • Sales Price$1,699,000

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