250 Bowery

International Center of Photography Reopens its Museum Cafe on the Bowery (without Maman)

Posted March 20, 2017 at 5:12 am

After eight months, the relationship is over. The International Center of Photography is now moving on without Maman cafe in its lobby. Maman, the French-flavored coffee shop based on Centre Street, ended its window dispensary at the museum last month. Apparently, ownership decided to part ways due to “other projects and collaborations” in the pipeline. […]

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‘Maman’ Cafe Departs the International Center of Photography After 8 Months

Posted March 3, 2017 at 5:13 am

Something strange is afoot at 250 Bowery. First, its condo board sues the developer for shoddy construction (the owners seek $13 million in damages). Now, the cafe located in the ground level quietly vacated the premises. Maman, the French-flavored coffee shop based on Centre Street, seems to have ended its window dispensary at the International […]

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250 Bowery Condo Owners Together Sue over Shoddy Construction and Flooding

Posted February 21, 2017 at 5:06 am

There’s a certain element of schadenfreude here… Condo owners at 250 Bowery are realizing what supermodel Gigi Hadid did last year. Maybe they should’ve thought twice before buying into the development. The starlet, and Taylor Swift pal, sold her pad for $2.3 million. The next month, February 2016, the proverbial shit hit the fan. Indeed, the […]

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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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