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Curbed Inside: Chelsea Park

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We've been following Chelsea Park quite a bit lately; last week we announced that reservations and refundable deposits are now being accepted for the 39 units, ranging from 1-bedroom, 1-bath flats to full-on townhomes (precise prices haven't been set, but preliminary reports indicate a $600K to $1M-plus price range). Just a few days back we donned our trust hard hats for a grand tour of the site— Chelsea Park still has quite a ways to go, and we must say that this was our most venturesome site visit yet (note the state of the courtyard). Join us for a peak at the exterior; we'll step inside and give the interior deets later on.

Three buildings make up Chelsea Park: Mayfair (facing inwards from Guerrero Street), Knightsbridge (Oakwood Street), and Bloomsbury (19th Street Oakwood Street, which joins with Kensington on 19th to form one unit), all of which are inspired by the British "Regency Terrace" architectural style (Example: John Nash's Regent's Park, in London). Though the development doesn't seek to strictly replicate the style, its plan is based on the concept of a series of rowhomes or carriage houses facing onto a landscaped courtyard. (Carriage houses did once populate the area surrounding Chelsea Park.) Years in the making, Chelsea Park's original plans were called "The Mews"— again, a reference to Regency style. Worry not though: Chelsea park has cycled through several architects, current (and final) architect Mark Bucciarelli of BauKunst has obviously kept the krumpets in check. Carrying on then ...

[Interior rendering courtesy Chelsea Park]

[Note: appended photograph]

Knightsbridge facade (will match the upper part of the building once finished

Exterior work inside Knightsbridge


Oakwood Street neighbors

· Chelsea Park [website]
· Money Down: Chelsea Park Accepting Deposits [Curbed SF]
· Longer Lines For 18th St. Foodies? Chelsea Park Move-In Pending [Curbed SF]