Posted December 13, 2013 at 5:45 am
While 100 Norfolk Street barrels toward a glassy cantilevered future (now a pit), its pre-war neighbor one door to the north has hit the market. A new real estate listing for the property went live this week via Massey Knakal, proposing a price of $11.95 million. Interesting that said development is not even mentioned in […]
Posted December 2, 2013 at 6:09 am
In case you missed this during the holiday week… Developer Serge Hoyda is proceeding with plans to construct residential living on one-third of the Children’s Magical Garden. Permits were filed with the Department of Buildings in mid-November for a six-story (70 feet) structure at the address 157 Norfolk Street. The completed project will apparently sport […]
Posted October 30, 2013 at 6:10 am
Get ready for more glass. Cantilevered glass. It’s coming. Permits were filed back in June of this year, but now demolition of 100 Norfolk Street is well underway, advancing at quite a clip. Indeed, most of the two-story building is now simply dust in a curbside dumpster. It shouldn’t be long before all remaining evidence […]
Posted October 7, 2013 at 6:04 am
On its face, a floral shop beside a catering hall seemed a great match. Like peas and carrots, as Forest Gump would say. Nevertheless, Elizabeth Ryan Floral Design vacated 178 Norfolk Street exactly two years ago, and the space remained a rental void. As of yesterday, however, it’s now home to a veteran of the […]
Last modified August 22, 2013 at 6:24 pm
The recent spat of filming is becoming somewhat overwhelming, and it’s not abating just yet.
Posted June 11, 2013 at 10:42 am
Last Thursday night was the first annual Acker Awards, an event that is meant to celebrate avante garde arts amidst the perennial high tide of gentrification. But not just on the Lower East Side; San Francisco also has its own version. Named for Kathy Acker – radical thinker, novelist, and performance artist – the idea […]
Posted June 10, 2013 at 6:00 am
It wasn’t just another bad dream. Hell naw. Those cantilevered condos are most certainly happening over at 100 Norfolk Street, steps from that other (Blue) monstrosity. Peas in a pod they’ll be.
Posted March 20, 2013 at 9:46 am
Laurel Gitlen is now comfy in her new showroom, just a few months after walking out on a four-year residency at 261 Broome Street, the former Lower East Side BID visitors center.
Posted March 4, 2013 at 11:20 am
Neighborhood activists Friends of the Lower East Side just started an online petition to help save this remarkable 163-year-old building.
Posted February 18, 2013 at 1:13 pm
Just when we thought total out-of-context development had run its course, we stumbled upon designs for a new glass monstrosity at 100 Norfolk Street.