151 Bowery

What About that 8-Story Corner Monstrosity Coming to Bowery and Broome?

Posted December 15, 2016 at 2:20 am

With Emmut Properties headlong into construction activities at 138 Bowery, it’s time to revisit its second area holding, directly across the street. Any day now, we can expect businesses at 151-153 Bowery (aka 331-337 Broome) to receive their marching orders. As in, imminent departure for demolition. The owner-developer is still angling to construct an enormous […]

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Emmut Properties Plans Another 8-Story Development (Condo/Hotel) at Bowery and Broome

Posted April 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

With all the recent talk of Emmut Properties on the Bowery these days it’s disheartening to learn of plans in store for the southeast corner of Broome Street. The heart of the endangered lighting district. The Hell’s Kitchen-based developer acquired the three-story building at 331-337 Broome (aka 151-153 Bowery) back in March 2014. And unlike their […]

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151 Bowery Sells for a Record $23.5M

Posted March 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

The squat three-story anchor at the southeast corner of Bowery and Broome just sold for $23.5 million. Buyer remains unknown, and there is currently nothing on file with the city. This final price is a record for the lighting district, according to Jan Sasson of E Property Group, who represented the seller in the transaction. […]

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Bowery Lighting District Loses Two More

Posted May 11, 2011 at 6:28 am

As of this week, two lighting district mainstays are no longer transacting in the neighborhood, and another two are preparing to exit.

Lighting Library Going Out of Business

Last modified June 4, 2010 at 9:20 am

Another domino is falling in the storied Bowery lighting district.  Back in early March, two longtime businesses announced intentions to leave the neighborhood – Bowery Interiors/Lite Elite (148) and J & P Lighting (151).  Both remain open for the time being.  However, it seems the time is nigh for Lighting Library at 140-142 Bowery to bid […]

Shakeup in the Bowery Lighting District

Posted March 1, 2010 at 6:41 am

The storied lighting district of the lower Bowery will soon lose two big-time players.  Firstly, Bowery Interiors/Lite Elite at 148 Bowery is closing up shop for good.  Yellow-and-red signs hanging ominously in the windows advertise a fire sale of store inventory.