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The Laundry List

Local clothing experts pick their favorite laundries, dry cleaners, and stain-obliterating saints.

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Manhattan

West Village:

Green Apple Cleaners
92 Greenwich Ave., nr. 12th St.; 212-206-6236
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“I’m more health-conscious now as a mom; I don’t want harmful dry-cleaning chemicals coming near me or my girls. Luckily, there’s this ecofriendly service right around the block.” —Rachel Roy, designer

Roberto Morquecho
By appointment; 347-740-3581
Services: Wash-and-fold service.
“Roberto and his wife previously worked for a neighborhood laundry that went out of business, but what many people don’t know is they continued service out of their home, just using another laundromat’s facilities. Call or text them for a pickup, and they’ll bring back your clothes perfectly washed and folded.” —Rosemary Wettenhall, owner, Madame Matovu vintage store


Gramercy:

ABC Laundromat
259 Third Ave., at 21st St.; 212-598-4272
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, self-service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“I like things orderly, so I appreciate a wash-and-fold place that sends back your boxers and T-shirts with a precise and consistent fold. A little extra attention to detail goes a long way.” —Jerry Pozniak, managing director, Jeeves of Belgravia


Tribeca:

Four Seasons Dry Cleaner
21 South End Ave., nr. W. Thames St.; 212-786-4543
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“A rare neighborhood place that offers same-day dry cleaning—something I always seem to need in bulk when I’m leaving for a trip.” —Matt Bernson, shoe designer

Franklin Cleaners
6 Varick St., nr. Franklin St.; 212-431-9775
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“Dry cleaning here is more costly, but the service is exceptional, especially with alterations.” —M.B.


Chelsea/Meatpacking:

The Eco Laundry Company
249 W. 18th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 646-649-3806
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“I love the sleek, clean interior and the fact that they do organic wash-and-fold as well as dry cleaning—not to mention, it’s on the same block as the Barneys Co-Op.” —Jennifer Collins, founder, pinkclouds.com

New York Cleaners
304 W. 14th St., nr. Eighth Ave.; 212-647-9191
Services: Dry cleaner, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“Incredibly personal service—the manager always remembers my name and is honest about what she can do when my satin or silk gets stained. The same-day service is also a huge plus in a pinch.” —Brigyte Delia, store manager, Ted Baker London

Pologeorgis Fur
143 W. 29th St., at Sixth Ave.; 212-563-2250; by appointment only
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“They come to you, the customer service is superlative, and they clean, moisturize, repair, and provide winter storage—I wouldn’t trust my Victorian furs to anyone else.” —Michelle Violy Harper, brand consultant


Midtown East:

Champion Cleaners
154 E. 39th St., nr. Third Ave; 212-297-0641
Services: Dry cleaner, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“The cheapest dry cleaner in the neighborhood: The manager is kind and will throw in a 10 or 15 percent discount when you bring in ten items or more.” —Dariy Margaritov, co-founder, cleantie.com

Meurice Garment Care
245 E. 57th St., nr. Second Ave.; 212-759-9057
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, tailor.
“Masters in the art of pressing—they’ll never leave you with an imprint under your pocket flap. This is where I clean all my suits.”—Mark Ingram, owner, Mark Ingram Atelier


Midtown West:

Divine Touch Organic Dry Cleaners
41 W. 58th St., nr. Sixth Ave.; 212-980-5744
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“The best—well, only—ecofriendly dry cleaner near my office. If I’m going to clean my Gucci shirts around here, I prefer a place that doesn’t use toxic chemicals. The owners are friendly and pay careful attention to detail.” —Joe Zee, stylist and creative director of Elle

Splendid Dry Cleaners
30 Rockefeller Plz., nr. 50th St.; 212-218-2947
Services: Dry cleaner, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“I pop in here for basic dry cleaning and pants-hemming. They have longer hours than most dry cleaners, which is convenient when I’m putting in long days in the jewelry district.” —Lee Clifford, co-founder, Altruette Jewelry


Upper West Side:

Anel French Dry Cleaners
219 Columbus Ave., at 70th St.; 212-799-0199
Services: Dry cleaner, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“I’ve used them for eighteen years, especially for my expensive coats—like a white fur-lined suede jacket.” —Vivianne Tvilling, owner, Älskling boutique

Belleclaire Cleaners
2163 Broadway, nr. 76th St.; 212-874-4197
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“They do a great job with dry cleaning and removing basic stains like makeup. The owners are nice, too.” —Kseniya Kozinets, stylist, BOC boutique


Upper East Side:

Black and White Cleaners
1225 Madison Ave., nr. 88th St.; 212-744-7900
Services: Dry cleaner, ecofriendly, wash-and-fold service, tailor, leather/fur cleaner.
“Not your typical cleaner, at least in terms of ambience. It has a crystal chandelier, linen curtains—really elegant décor—and the service is equally fine.” —Allison ­Goodman, manager, Collette Consignment


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