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High-End Retail to Take Over the MePa Mobil Gas Station

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The Mobile gas station in the Meatpacking District on 14th Street and 10th Avenue has finally seen its day, reports the WSJ. The gas station has managed to survive the neighborhood's pre- and post-High Line makeover while simultaneously remaining "an unlikely spot for fashion and celebrity gatherings," lest Courtney Love's performance at the Alexander Wang after-party in 2009 be forgotten.

Milk Studios owner Erez Shternlicht bought up the station back in 2008, and has now decided to sell it, fulfilling the predictions that he would when he first purchased it for about $60M. Now, Shternlicht sold it for around the same amount, give or take a mil, to Real Estate Equities. The WSJ explains that the firm is "thinking of converting it to 17,000 square feet of retail in what brokers say is an attractive location near the High Line, Chelsea Market and the coming-soon Whitney Museum."
· What's the Deal: Celebrity Hot Spot [WSJ]
· Meanwhile, at the Wang After-Party [Racked]
· Mobil Homeless: MePa Gas Station, Car Wash Sold [Racked]

Mobil Gas Station

10th Ave & W 14th St New York, NY 10014