Category: Real Estate

130 Greene Street - Landmark Industrial Space - view 1

A Spotlight on 130 Greene Street

Located in the heart of SoHo between the classic streets of Prince and Houston, 130 Greene Street epitomizes the heart of classic downtown Manhattan cast-iron construction and has become one of our most popular pop-up event locations of 2020.  Built originally in 1910,130 Greene Street features a classic marble white facade, while recent renovations have […]

Arcadia Earth Art Exhibit - view 2

15 Installations in 15,000 Sq. Feet- How Rawspace and Arcadia Earth Created a Stunning Monument to Sustainability

At Rawspace, we don’t just speak our values- we live by them. After years of working alongside retail leaders, cutting edge businesses, artists and visionaries of all types, one contiguous current we have seen running through their work is a deep commitment to sustainability and the bravery to turn those mission statements into deliverable action.  […]

World Trade Center in New York City | street view

New York City: The Financial And Retail Capital Of The World

Let’s face it- though much has changed in the world’s development over the last decade; New York City still by and large holds a vaunted position as the headquarters of the retail and business world. Even in the face of shifting politics, new global relationships, and changing economic factors, New York City still shines bright […]

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The SoHo Series Part 4: The Artist Move-In of the 1960s

If there’s one thing we at Rawspace know about SoHo, it’s that this amazing, vibrant neighborhood is made all the more wondrous by its incredible contingent of artists. From our fashion designers, to our theatre companies, to the outstanding bevy of performance artists who push the boundaries of our imagination, SoHo has clearly become a […]

New York City facade

The SoHo Series Part 3: The Cast Iron District

Take a walk through any section of SoHo and you will quickly notice a glaring similarity running through the beautiful architecture that makes up this historic Manhattan neighborhood; the abundance of stunning cast-iron facades.  In fact, a large central section of the neighborhood is known as “The Cast Iron District” due to the district’s overwhelming […]

Downpour in New York City

Pop-Up Experiences for Dreary, Rainy, or Snowy Manhattan Days

NYC is a city that runs on the streets. For Manhattanites, pop-up experiences such as outdoor markets and concert series are some of the most sought after and appealing events hosted in the Big Apple. So when inclement weather hits, especially during NYC’s grueling January and February season, it can often feel like the metropolis […]

New York City, One World Trade Center

The Undeniable Marketing Power of SoHo’s Enhanced Foot Traffic

NYC is a city of pedestrians. That is because the world of Manhattan can only be experienced out in the open. The strength of this city lies in its condensed neighborhoods, its tight streets, and the artistic inspiration and spread of ideas that inevitably stems from the density of urban environments.  To put it simply- […]

Tina Ziegler, Fair Director. Photo courtesy of Moniker Art Fair

The Artists that Make NYC

From its earliest beginnings, NYC has always been a community made by artists. An ever-growing source of inspiration and creativity, Manhattan’s artist colony continues to fuel the city with economic stimulus, cultural status, and branding opportunity.  Today, with the advent of short-term real estate opportunities and pop-up experiences, Manhattan artists have more exposure than ever […]

Soho Streets

The SoHo Series Part 2- The Center of New York’s Fashion Industry

Whether you are a veteran fashion label, or an up-and coming designer looking to begin building your brand, establishing a presence in SoHo, the hub of New York City’s fashion world, has become a prerequisite for industry success.  The neighborhood’s storied history (link to previous blog on history of SoHo), has established the district as […]

Soho Coffee New York City

The SoHo Series Part 1- A History of New York’s Fashion Hub

Spend a moment looking through our website and blog, and you will quickly discover a rather evident fact; Rawspace loves SoHo. That is because the neighborhood encapsulates the characteristics that fuel our own brand; it’s hip, it’s innovative, it’s rebellious, it’s driven by artistry and creativity and most important, it is always changing.  And as […]