206 Bowery

CB2 Backs Landmarking of 200-Year-Old Federal House on the Bowery

Last modified December 22, 2017 at 12:27 pm

One of the oldest structures on the Bowery is a baby step closer to potential preservation. The Landmarks subcommittee of Community Board 2 unanimously voted on Monday night to back the landmarking of 206 Bowery, an intact 200-year-old Federal-row house with unique history. Five speakers were in attendance to advocate for the cause, and the […]

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CB2 to Consider Support of 200-Year-Old Federal House on the Bowery

Posted December 18, 2017 at 5:16 am

Preservation efforts to save 206 Bowery again kicked into high gear earlier this month. Fear is rampant among these building advocates that the Landmark Preservation Commission – charged with saving the city’s beloved architecture – will let the Federal-style row house drop from its calendar at the end of this year. Led by the Greenwich […]

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Rare 200-Year-Old LES Federal Houses Are Endangered in Face of LPC Decalendaring

Posted December 4, 2017 at 5:00 am

Local preservationists are scrambling. Word dropped last week that the Landmarks Preservation Commission may likely decalendar a pair of rare two-hundred-year-old Federal-style row houses from its agenda by the end of the year. 206 Bowery and 22 East Broadway are back on the endangered list, despite the city’s initial position as significant structures warranting consideration. […]

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Op-Ed: Taking Stock of the Surviving Federal-Style Row Houses on the Bowery

Posted March 27, 2014 at 10:07 am

The storied Bowery, today running from Chatham Square to Cooper Square, is a broad, crooked arc, first traversed on foot by Native Americans then enlarged as a wagon road by the Dutch in 1626. Incredibly, not only does it still retain most of its original footprint but there are still a surprising number of row […]

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Margaret Chin Outlines Lower East Side Landmarking Efforts

Last modified March 8, 2012 at 1:02 pm

One staunch Lower East Side preservationist is fighting on behalf of the Federal-style row house at 206 Bowery, and now informs us of the latest.

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Das Institut & United Brothers Hoist Tanning Haiku at 208 Bowery

Posted March 6, 2012 at 6:18 am

Not too long ago, the three-story relic at 208 Bowery redecorated its frontage with something a bit more artistic.

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135 Bowery is Landmarked!

Posted June 29, 2011 at 6:41 am

Old-world buildings on the Bowery are falling at an alarming rate these days to make way for the sleek new vision of the thoroughfare.

Coming Soon: Afia Pop-up Shop at 208 Bowery

Posted April 20, 2011 at 6:28 am

Beginning with a nighttime kickoff party on May 5, 208 Bowery will feature a pop-up shop by a new “sustainable women’s apparel line” called Afia.

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KATSU Hacks Lower East Side Phonebooths

Posted March 22, 2011 at 6:39 am

It would appear that street artist Katsu hacked many phonebooths across the Lower East Side over the weekend.

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Federal-Style 140 Bowery for Sale

Posted March 15, 2011 at 6:39 am

With 35 Cooper Square hanging by the proverbial thread, many in the neighborhood remain worried about the other Federal-style buildings along the Bowery.