260 Bowery

Foundation Work Begins on 8-Story Condo Project at 260 Bowery

Posted July 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

The three-story building that stood at 260 Bowery for decades is long gone. Demolished seven months ago to make way for more luxury living along the upper crust Bowery 2.0. Now, after an extended dormancy period, it appears the construction work has begun. A backhoe is already beginning the excavation work for the foundation in […]

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Developer Tears Down 260 Bowery for 8-Story Condo Building

Posted December 22, 2016 at 5:10 am

Over at 260 Bowery, nearly two years of posturing culminated this week with the arrival of a wrecking crew. Demolition permits were issued for the Bowery relic back in July 2015, even before its sale and replacement was announced. Nevertheless, the takedown is full speed ahead. At least two floors are gone from the three-story […]

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260 Bowery is Coming Down, 8-Story Condo Building on the Way

Posted September 9, 2016 at 5:00 am

Its last act as a target for street artists and graffiti writers alike is officially done. More than a year after the death warrant was approved by the Department of Buildings, 260 Bowery is ready to fall. The requisite demolition permit was issued back in June; preparations commenced yesterday morning with the assembly of the […]

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Plans Filed for New 8-Story Condo Building at 260 Bowery

Posted January 11, 2016 at 5:12 am

Last Tuesday, the same day that JR, together with the International Center of Photography, unrolled a new mural on 260 Bowery, the building owner-developer officially filed plans for its future. Namely, luxury condos. As previously reported, Premier Equities purchased 260 Bowery in November for $10 million, shortly after word leaked of the forthcoming eight-story replacement. […]

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Street Artist JR Unrolls Robert Capa WWII-Era Photo at 260 Bowery

Posted January 7, 2016 at 5:15 am

​In the brisk cold of Tuesday afternoon, JR returned to a familiar place for his next addition. Around the corner from his last piece, the street artist added another token black-and-white touch to the facade of 260 Bowery. The wheat-paste was painstakingly rolled behind the fire escape ironwork over a period of a few hours. […]

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260 Bowery Sells for $10M Ahead of 8-Story Luxury Condo Project

Posted November 20, 2015 at 5:13 am

Back in September, we broke news that 260 Bowery would be razed and redeveloped into 23,500 square-feet of luxury housing. Demolition permits were filed over the summer, and some preliminary takedown happened. Now, the pre-war building has been sold. It’s all part of the endeavor to drop an eight-story condo building with five units. The Commercial Observer […]

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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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