Commercial Real Estate & Advisory

Artist Inks 10-Year Deal in Starrett-Lehigh Building

By Lois Weiss | October 16, 2002

Between the BricksArtist Pat Steir has inked a 10-year deal for 5,200-square-feet on the 12th floor of the Starrett-Lehigh Building at 601 West 26th St. that is still home to Martha Stewart’s kingdom.

In-house agents Rob Kurtz and Peter Thorsen repped the building owners in the deal that had an asking rent of $25 a foot.

Roxanne Betesh of Sinvin Realty brouth in the artist who has flung, poured, and dripped enough paint in a Jackson Pollack-like manner to get her work added to small galleries like MOMA, the Guggenheim, the Whitney and Metropolitan Museum. Another painting hangs in the Battery Park City’s Embassy Suites Hotel collection