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Hope and Empowerment Explored with ICP-Bowery Mission Collaborative

Posted December 6, 2016 at 5:14 am

The International Center of Photography is extending its reach down the Bowery. With its base of operations open just over five months, the institution is already weaving into the fabric of the neighborhood by way of collaborations. The latest being with the Bowery Mission. Several Bowery Mission community members and staff recently went on a “Guided Tour of […]

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International Center of Photography Brings ‘Maman’ Cafe Outpost to the Bowery

Posted June 24, 2016 at 5:11 am

The International Center of Photography officially opened its flagship Bowery location to the public yesterday. Its coronation was years in the making, and caps an extended period of dormancy for this storefront real estate at 250 Bowery. With its arrival in the neighborhood, though, is a tag-along eats occupant. Indeed, lost in all the headlines […]

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The International Center of Photography Unveils New Signage on the Bowery, Opens June 23

Posted June 13, 2016 at 9:19 am

Let’s take a peek inside 250 Bowery. It is here that the International Center of Photography planted a flag last year, moving the museum from its longtime midtown perch. The plywood shed was removed from the facade a couple weeks ago, and new lettering affixed to the marquee. Inaugural exhibit – “Public, Private, Secret” – is […]

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International Center of Photography Taps Mishka Henner for New Exhibit on 250 Bowery Shed; Opening Delayed to Summer

Posted February 23, 2016 at 5:19 am

For the International Center of Photography, the build-out has begun. The ground floor condo it purchased last year for $23.5 million is now enclosed in a plywood shell for the foreseeable future. Workers erected the shed last month, which is the first time in three years that there’s been such activity at 250 Bowery. And […]

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International Center of Photography Begins Build-Out at New 250 Bowery HQ

Posted December 8, 2015 at 9:33 am

​The International Center of Photography is finally on the offensive with its new Bowery location. It was back in early January 2015 when we first broke news that the museum was relocating from Sixth Avenue. Three months later, the organization purchased the ground floor of 250 Bowery for $23.5 million. Aside from teaser signage in […]

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Frank Franca Discusses the #helloicp Project on the Bowery [INTERVIEW]

Posted October 9, 2015 at 5:19 am

About a week ago, we noticed a new installation in the windows of 250 Bowery, aka the future home of the International Center of Photography. The eye-catching #helloicp installation was created by photographer and long time East Village resident, Frank Franca. We decided to meet with Franca and find out more about both the project […]

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International Center of Photography Revises Bowery Debut to ‘Spring 2016’

Posted October 1, 2015 at 5:16 am

​For the International Center of Photography, delays have plagued the southward move to the Bowery. But change is afoot. That vintage-looking window dressing at 250 Bowery was swapped yesterday afternoon, revealing a new timeline and marketing plan. Don’t expect progress any time soon. These new treatments illustrate how the institution is now relying on the […]

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260 Bowery will be Razed for 8-Story Condo Building

Posted September 29, 2015 at 5:10 am

Following in the footsteps of its neighbor, the squat commercial structure at 260 Bowery is ready for upper crust life. Eight stories of luxury, in fact. Demolition permits were filed two months ago for 260 Bowery, so it’s only a matter of time. From what we understand, property owner Esther Yip (aka Lyco Investment Corp.) […]

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International Center of Photography Seals the $23.5M Deal for 250 Bowery

Posted April 10, 2015 at 5:18 am

The International Center of Photography recently sealed the deal on its new Bowery facility. As first reported here in December, the 30-year-old institution selected the commercial condo unit at 250 Bowery for its museum. The 11,000 square-foot space (ground + basement) had been in contract since January when the ask was quoted as $23 million. Final […]

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Report: International Center of Photography to Pay $23M for 250 Bowery Digs

Posted January 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

Earlier this month we exclusively broke word that the International Center of Photography had chosen the ground level of 250 Bowery for its new home. For the last two decades (half its lifespan), the institution operated rent-free at the corner of 43rd and Sixth Avenue. News broke earlier this fall that a move to the […]

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