A skinny Greenwich Village building that once served as Bob Dylan’s recording studio has been converted into just four full-floor apartments—three of which are now up for grabs from an astounding $12,500/month. (h/t New York Post)
The project, located at 124 West Houston Street, has been in the works since 2016, when Dib Development’s Ronald Dib bought the building for $15.4 million. Before the sale, the building had served as the private home and studio for artists Madeline Gins and Shusaku Arakawa, who originally purchased the building in 1966. They lived there until their deaths in 2014 and 2010, respectively.
Dylan’s connection to the place happened in the late 1960s and early ’70s, when he used the ground floor as a private rehearsal studio. As recently as 2014, when the building was first being prepped for sale, some rough recordings that Dylan had made there were found in one of its closets. (Whoa.)
It’s unlikely that Arakawa—or Dylan, for that matter—would recognize the building in its current form. Its four floors have been converted into pricey, floor-through lofts, with three regular units and one crowning penthouse—which rent for $12,500/month, and $18,000/month, respectively. Each unit has two bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms, but the penthouse also comes with a 750-square-foot roof deck, hence the massive jump in price.
The apartments also have the usual high-end finishes and appliances, as well as laundry, custom walk-in closets, and central air and heating. Building amenities include a 24-hour doorman, keyed elevators (with a private entrance on each floor, naturally), and a fancy lobby.
- 124 West Houston Street [Official]