By the numbers: Grappling with the Garment District

From the May issue: The Garment District was once the heart of Manhattan’s colorfully named Tenderloin red-light district, but since the early 20th century it’s been home to the city’s fashion manufacturing industry. The area — bounded roughly by Seventh and Ninth avenues and West 35th and 42nd streets — is something of a vestige […]

ABC Carpet & Home shopping Flatiron HQ: sources

It may soon be time for ABC Carpet & Home to roll out a welcome mat for a new owner of its longtime headquarters. The luxury carpet and rug purveyor is shopping around its property at 880-888 Broadway, an office-and-retail condominium that sources said could fetch upwards of $200 million, or over $2,600 per square […]

Zegna, Taconic buy Flatiron District building for $65M

UPDATED, July 1, 3:41 p.m.: Is 23rd Street going couture? The Italian family that’s owned the luxury suiting company Ermenegildo Zegna for four generations and Taconic Investment Partners picked up an office building in the Flatiron District for $65 million. The Zegna family closed in June on 61 West 23rd Street, a seven-story cast iron […]