Chelsea Hotel Will Totally Stay the Same, Sellers Say


After 65 years, the Chelsea Hotel is officially going on the market. But don’t worry, this doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s going to change. “Anybody who’s going to be looking to buy the Chelsea knows that the Chelsea is the Chelsea, and there’s nothing you want to do to change what the Chelsea is,” a hotel spokesman tells ABC News. Right, and most Manhattan developers are known for their historical sensitivity and willingness to negotiate with poor artists who can’t pay their three-figure rent on time.

Haven for New York Artists, Chelsea Hotel for Sale [ABC News]