We're heading out early for the long weekend. Enjoy the holiday, and we'll be back on Tuesday!
WEST CHELSEA?540 West 28th Street, the 13-story condo building +aRt, is 90 percent sold, with "art aficionados" snapping up the residences. The building has studios, and one-, two- and three-bedroom units, and the average price is $1,096 per square foot. A two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit featured in the September 2011 issue of Elle Decor is still available for $2.15 million. [Curbedwire Inbox; previously]
NEW YORK CITY?The city's beaches are opening for business! On Saturday, May 26, lifeguards will take their chairs 10 a.m. and be on duty until 6 p.m. City beaches span total of 14 miles and this summer, the Bronx's Orchard Beach is getting a new Cuban food stand, Coney Island is opening two new rides, Midland Beach in Staten Island is building a new $12 million entry plaza, and the east Rockaways will be welcoming a new recreation area with a skate park, playground, and sports courts. [Curbedwire Inbox]