Earlier this year, a renovated duplex situated atop a historic West Village building—which just so happened to be home to Chumley’s, the reborn speakeasy—hit the market with a rather high price tag of $12.75 million. And while it hasn’t found a buyer, it’s now off the market; it was rented, and not for cheap either. According [...]
We’re not quite sure what Simone de Beauvoir and other writers, like F. Scott Fitzgerald, would make of the current status of their favorite former speakeasy. After closing in 2007 for nine long years, Chumley’s, located at 86 Bedford St., reopened last year in a townhouse rebuilt from the ground up. It was resurrected as a [...]
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Kathryn Romeyn | May 1, 2017 With Hollywood on the verge of a very possible writers’ strike (the Writers Guild of America just voted in favor of it), it’s worth recalling a place where these wordsmiths were celebrated and venerated. Since its inception, the West Village literary haunt Chumley’s—opened in 1922, shuttered in 2007, and [...]