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808 Broadway retail condominium Greenwich Village East Village

Retail Condo Listed for Sale in Circa-1887 808 Broadway

Adelaide Polsinelli, vice chairman of Compass, has been hired to sell a ground-floor, block-through, retail condominium at the base of 808 Broadway, also known as 104-110 Fourth Av., at the crossroads of Greenwich Village and the East Village. 

The property, with entrances on both avenues, is currently occupied by the New York Costume Halloween Adventure. Family owned and operated for over 65 years, it’s reportedly the world’s largest designer, manufacturer and distributor of Halloween costumes and accessories. 

“This exceptional retail condo offers generous 80’ frontage on Fourth Avenue and 40’ frontage on Broadway, making it ideal for multi-tenanted use as well as any combination of owner-user possibilities,” said Polsinelli. 

The building was constructed in 1887 by James Renwick Jr., who also designed the adjacent St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The present seven-story, block-through, Gothic revival style building was converted to residences in 1981 and renamed The Renwick, in honor of its architect. 

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About Paul Bubny

Paul Bubny serves as Senior Content Director for Connect Commercial Real Estate, a role to which he brings 13-plus years’ experience covering the commercial real estate industry and 30-plus years in business-to-business journalism. In this capacity, he oversees daily operations while also reporting on both local/regional markets and national trends, covering individual transactions across all property types, as well as delving into broader subject matter. He produces 15-20 daily news stories per day and works with the Connect team and clients to develop longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. Prior to joining Connect, Paul was Managing Editor for both Real Estate Forum and GlobeSt.com at American Lawyer Media, where he oversaw operations at both publications while also producing daily news and feature-length articles. His tenure in B2B publishing stretches back into the print era, and he has served as Editor in Chief on four national trade publications. Since 1999, Paul has volunteered as the newsletter editor of passenger rail advocacy groups (one national, one local).

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