Chrystie Street


Red Heels Sports Bar at 141 Chrystie on the Market for $1.2M in Key Money

Posted July 17, 2014 at 6:08 am

The nightlife woes of 141 Chrystie Street continue. Ever since the former law office was converted into a two-story nightclub three years ago, several concepts passed through the doors. All attempts have thus far been futile – Mystique, Chrystie 141, Inga, Bobby’s … and now Red Heels. A year after its debut, we’ve been noticing […]

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2-Story Growth Sprouts at Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Site on Chrystie Street

Posted June 27, 2014 at 5:52 am

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel is already showing some measurable progress at 215 Chrystie Street. A tiny concrete section of the incoming superstructure now hugs the Avalon building, reaching roughly two stories in height. And behind this new “growth,” excavation and earth moving continues unabated. It’s gonna be a long few years of construction here, especially […]

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Here Are Renderings of Ian Schrager’s First ‘Public’ Hotel on Chrystie Street

Posted June 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Earlier this week, the New York Post ran an item that Beyer Blinder Belle is not designing Ian Schrager’s 28-story Public Hotel on Chrystie Street. Those duties fall to Herzog & de Meuron, whose resume includes 40 Bond Street and 56 Leonard. And alongside the announcement, the big reveal of more renderings. Ian Schrager’s Lower […]

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The start of Ian Schrager's new Public Hotel on Chrystie St.

Ian Schrager Breaks Ground on Chrystie Street ‘Public’ Hotel

Posted June 9, 2014 at 6:00 am

The oval parking lot south of the Avalon Chrystie is now cordoned off, inaccessible behind the newly-constructed perimeter plywood. Yes, Ian Schrager’s “Public” Hotel is most certainly ready for its moment to block in the sun. A reader submitted the above photo showing that the ground has officially been breached by backhoe. It starts. Excavation is […]

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Avalon Chrystie Complex Under Contract for $400M

Posted May 29, 2014 at 10:11 am

One of the three Avalon motherships on the Lower East Side is under contract. Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp. apparently inked a deal to purchase the Avalon Chrystie for just under $400 million, reports the New York Post. The sale includes the residential component (361 total units), the 72,300 square-foot Whole Foods (whose lease expires in 2028), […]

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Here is Your First Look at Ian Schrager’s Sun-Eclipsing ‘Public’ Hotel on Chrystie Street

Posted May 20, 2014 at 5:15 am

While Ian Schrager’s new Public hotel on Chrystie Street is not a secret by any means, most of the news has been about behind-the-scenes updates (i.e. permits approvals, etc). Our first real world encounter with the project, however, arrived on scene yesterday. That’s right. The plywood fencing is now a semi-permanent mainstay here at 215 […]

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Brett David of Rochelle's, Photo: daddydoitall

Rochelle’s on Chrystie Has Reopened After FDNY Shutdown

Last modified May 9, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Last Saturday, the FDNY came down hard on Leave Rochelle Out of It, the kitschy whiskey bar that opened at 205 Chrystie Street back in November. The inspection arrived on a big money day – the Kentucky Derby – and resulted in the issuance of a Full Vacate Order. As of today, both the ground […]

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Rochelle’s on Chrystie Street Slapped with Vacate Order by FDNY

Last modified May 5, 2014 at 2:19 pm

Their Twitter handle carries the slogan – “Bad decisions, served nightly.” Guess the clunky-named Leave Rochelle Out of It lived up to this hype, as the six-month-old bar was shuttered by the fire department. The vacate order was handed down on Saturday evening, and applies to both the ground level and the 205 Club in […]

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Permits Approved for Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street

Posted April 18, 2014 at 5:14 am

Three days ago, Ian Schrager received blessings from the Department of Bulidings to construct his sun-eclipsing hotel at 215 Chrystie Street. Various permits for excavation and superstructure work, as well as for zoning changes, were all approved. This newest (nay, unneeded) Lower East Side hotel, the first city location for the “Public” brand, will rise […]

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Inside Antonioni's at 177 Chrystie Street

Antonioni’s Now Serving ‘Family Style’ Italian at 177 Chrystie Street

Posted March 5, 2014 at 10:10 am

It took a couple years to reach fruition, but Antonioni’s has finally ripened. The Italian restaurant at 177 Chrystie (at Rivington), designed by Amy Grantham and Luc Levy of Cafe Gitane, soft-opened on Valentine’s Day. Right now they’re only offering dinner service, but brunch is coming this weekend; lunch reportedly starts on March 24. Much […]

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