The Closing: Chelsea Hotel Lobby Stripped; Wells Fargo Wins $1.4 B. Portfolio; Alec Baldwin’s Devonshire Buy?


Chelsea Hotel lobby stripped of all personality. What will happen next? [Gothamist]

Insider says Alec Baldwin purchased a $12.5 million Devonshire penthouse on East 10th Street. [Curbed NY]

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Lower Manhattan is actually more government than finance, report says. [NY Times]

Be Your Own Agent at Levan Real Estate—they’re unveiling a new service that lets you use brokers only for price negotiation and paperwork. [The Real Deal]

Dumbo residents don’t want NYPD Property Clerk office to move into their neighborhood. [NY Daily News]

Heat basketball player Z is putting a Soho townhouse on the rental market. It’s only asking $37,500 per month. [Crain’s]

Wells Fargo wins bid for $1.4 billion Bank of Ireland portfolio of commercial real estate properties in the U.S. [Journal]

Fairchild Publications Building on East 12th Street gets revamped by N.Y.U. [The Real Deal]

If you want a piece of the old Chelsea, you can get it in the form of a guitar. [DNAinfo]

The Lam Group is set to acquire two Broadway properties that could be turned into hotels. [Real Estate Weekly]