London Terrace Gardens – 435 West 23rd Street

London Terrace Gardens is located in the fashionable Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, situated amidst galleries and nightlife galore. Residents enjoy the full-size indoor pool, private health club, sun deck, and outdoor garden area. The apartments feature fine hardwood floors, spacious rooms, double-glazed windows, and renovated kitchens. London Terrace Gardens is a doorman building that dates back to a time when doorman were a sign of respect and wealth. When it was completed in 1931, London Terrace was the considered the largest apartment building in the world. Occupying the entire block between 23rd and 24th Streets and Ninth and Tenth Avenues in the heart of fashionable West Chelsea, it still shows up by name on most maps of the City. In 1948, the current owners purchased the ten interior buildings. The corner towers were sold independently and eventually became a cooperative. The central buildings surrounding the one-acre garden courtyard and comprising nearly one thousand apartments were named London Terrace Gardens.

Units and Pricing

There are currently six listings available for rent at London Terrace Gardens, ranging in size from studios to two bedroom apartments. The smallest and most inexpensive available unit is a studio listed at $2,450/month; the highest is a two bedroom listed for a whopping $17,500/month. There are also four one bedroom units available, ranging in price from $3,500 to $4,500. The average price per square foot at London Terrace Gardens is $52; the median rent price is $3,600/month.

Features and Amenities

Apartments at London Terrace Gardens boast hardwood floors and renovated kitchens. All apartments have 8 1/2-foot ceilings; some have masonry wood-burning fireplaces. All rents include heat, hot water, gas and electricity. The rooms are spacious and feature lots of natural light. Amenities include a full-size indoor pool, 24-hour full-service concierge, 24-hour doorman, On-site 24-hour attended parking garage, professionally managed private health club with steam room and sauna, nineteenth floor sun deck with sweeping views of Hudson River and City skyline, tenant storage lockers and bike rooms available.


London Terrace Gardens is located on 23rd Street between Ninth and Tenth Avenue in the heart of Chelsea. Just outside the doorstep, you’ll find galleries, boutiques and restaurants galore, including Billy’s Bakery, Whole Foods, Chelsea Piers, Cookshop, Chelsea Market…the list goes on and on. The building’s position on 23rd Street means that public transportation is a cinch – there are varying subway lines at every avenue along 23rd Street.

Why You Would Want to Live Here

London Terrace Garden isn’t just a historical building – it’s a building with real history. You can feel the building’s history in its behemoth size, in the original hardwood floors and the spacious layouts. London Terrace Garden is pre-war, and you can really feel the fact that it’s been around forever. Those looking for architectural details and a whole lot of charm will love the apartments in the building. On top of that, the location couldn’t be better – you’re situated in the heart of Chelsea but right near many a public transit option.