150 Delancey Street

DHS Maintains it Has No Plans to Convert Delancey Holiday Inn into Homeless Shelter

Posted November 7, 2017 at 9:49 am

The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey Street is currently housing a small number of homeless individuals, the city confirmed in response to our exclusive yesterday. More specifically, some rooms are earmarked as a temporary “emergency shelter.” “We are currently using rooms in this commercial hotel to shelter homeless New Yorkers who would otherwise be turned […]

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Holiday Inn on Delancey Partially Housing Homeless without Neighborhood Notice, Residents Say [Updated]

Last modified November 6, 2017 at 5:06 pm

[Updated below] The Holiday Inn on Delancey Street is now pulling double duty as a homeless shelter. Word came down the pike over the weekend that a small percentage of vacant rooms inside the four-year-old lodge has been housing the homeless since late last month. We further heard from upset neighbors who questioned why the area […]

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Neighborhood Backlash Forces Controversial Hotelier to Abort Holiday Inn Rooftop Bar on Delancey

Posted January 6, 2017 at 5:06 am

Suffolk Street is victorious, and hotelier Hank Freid is licking his proverbial wounds. The controversial hotel operator had been gunning to install an enormous rooftop bar atop the Holiday Inn on Delancey Street. Their plans met instant opposition, spearheaded by the Suffolk Street Block Association and the LES Dwellers. It worked. In the five months […]

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Hotelier Hank Freid Withdraws Application for Massive Rooftop Bar to Meet with Neighbors

Posted September 20, 2016 at 5:09 am

The grassroots furor over a new “Times Square style” rooftop at the Holiday Inn Delancey has already become a hurdle for the latest operator gunning for the space. Controversial hotelier Hank Freid withdrew his application from the Community Board 3 docket yesterday at the last minute. The proposal was to be heard by the SLA […]

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This Controversial Hotelier Wants a ‘Times Square’ Rooftop Bar on Delancey Street and the Neighbors Aren’t Having it

Posted September 19, 2016 at 9:33 am

Silent for the most part during its first three years in business, the Holiday Inn on Delancey Street is fast becoming an enemy of the people. It all centers on the changing of the guard, and proposed rooftop venue it’ll birth. As previously reported, operators Joe Donagher and Eamon Donnelly were initially chosen to run […]

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Longtime LES Dental Practice Moving Into Holiday Inn Building on Delancey Street

Posted September 13, 2016 at 5:11 am

Except for the corner unit – currently a Verizon Wireless outpost – none of the other retail spaces at the Holiday Inn building on Delancey Street are occupied. They’ve been sitting empty since the grand opening three years ago. That’s about to change, though. A longtime Lower East Side dental practice is moving here from […]

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Revised Proposal Sees Hotelier Hank Freid Bringing ‘Haven Rooftop’ to Holiday Inn on Delancey Street

Posted August 31, 2016 at 5:00 am

It’s back to square-one for the Holiday Inn on Delancey Street, which is trying everything in the playbook to install a fifty-table rooftop bar. The controversial proposal didn’t go over too well with Community Board 3 last month, during which dozens of residents (and the board) protested. After the denial, it appears that operators Joe Donagher […]

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‘Barleycorn’ Principals Seek Rooftop Hangout for Delancey Street Holiday Inn

Posted June 1, 2016 at 5:00 am

While the basement bar-restaurant struggles to attract crowds (Retro Bar & Grill), the Delancey Street  is looking to the sky for revenue. Namely, a rooftop bar. This addition isn’t a huge shocker. The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey has been threatening a rooftop hangout since as early as September 2014. Now the plan is back […]

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Holiday Inn on Delancey Adds Verizon Wireless Outpost on Ground Floor

Posted November 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

In which a corporate hotel begets a corporate commercial tenant. The Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey – brought to the neighborhood by Sam Chang and starchitect Gene Kaufman – is finally filling its ground level retail space. It had been an empty storeroom ever since the lodge debuted in March 2013. This week, however, the […]

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Retro Bar & Grill Now Open at 150 Delancey

Posted May 7, 2013 at 6:20 am

The budget Holiday Inn at 150 Delancey now has its token restaurant – Retro Grill & Bar is officially open.

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