Chelsea Hotel

October 20, 2010 by staff 

Chelsea Hotel, Hotel New York flagship Chelsea are looking for a new owner. Famous as a haven for artists, writers and musicians of the twelfth floor construction is now looking for someone who is going to introduce new ideas and new energy, according to Paul Brounstein shareholders.

Among the famous names who have stayed at Chelsea is Jim Morrison, Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix. It was during his stay at Chelsea in 1978, Sex Pistols Sid Vicious took some drugs too and killed Nancy Spungen, girlfriend. Bob Dylan wrote Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands during their stay at the hotel which is situated at 23. Once the theater district in the area surrounding the hotel is now home to modern art galleries and is a popular hang out for the gay community.

famous writers who have visited include Thomas Wolfe, Arthur Miller and Sir Arthur Clarke. No sale price has been placed on the property, but Loren Riegelhaupt, hotel spokesman said anyone wanting to put in an offer would have to realize how iconic stature and history of the building.

Chelsea has 250 rooms and was built in 1883. In recent years, reforms have been necessary in the hall and 25 rooms at a cost of between two and three million dollars.

Until 2007, when he was ousted by the board of the hotel, Chelsea was directed by Stanley Bard. He was responsible for over half a century artists and welcomed, punks and hippies were not welcome elsewhere.

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