339 Lafayette Street

KITH’s Mega Flagship Opens on Lafayette Street at the End of the Month

Posted September 11, 2017 at 5:00 am

The secret is not so well-guarded. We’ve known for months that trendy footwear company KITH is constructing an enormous new flagship at 339 Lafayette Street. (Boogie broke the story.) Within the walls of the former, albeit rehabilitated, Peace Pentagon. It’ll apparently occupy all three levels of the recently renovated building. Until now, there was little […]

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Aby Rosen Installs Anti-Trump Message on Peace Pentagon Development Site

Posted August 9, 2016 at 5:08 am

Aby Rosen was making news even before last night’s rooftop fire at the Germania Bank Building. The Peace Pentagon is almost completely boxed, vanished behind a four-story plywood shell. But with a message from the nascent owner. Taped to the green facade is, “Vote your conscience,” a dig at Donald Trump’s bid for the presidency. Those […]

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Noho’s ‘Peace Pentagon’ Boxed up, Ready for Demolition

Posted July 22, 2016 at 5:00 am

Noho’s activist spirit is dead. Gone by way of luxury. The Peace Pentagon is about to follow. Demolition is nigh. Its longtime sidewalk bridge, a mainstay for several years, was deposed this week, yet quickly replaced. The borderline-unstable property is being boxed up in plywood as we speak. As previously reported, the A.J. Muste Institute […]

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Peace Pentagon Activist Offices Relocate to Chinatown Following $20.75M Sale

Posted May 9, 2016 at 9:23 am

The storied Peace Pentagon of 339 Lafayette Street is finally liquidated. The spirit of the resistance is leaving the neighborhood, with luxury to take its place (naturally). As previously reported, the A.J. Muste Institute sold the borderline-unstable building to real estate baron Aby Rosen for $20.75 million in October. It owned the icon since 1974. […]

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The Peace Pentagon on Lafayette Street Hits the Market Again as Development Opportunity

Last modified March 2, 2015 at 1:34 pm

For the second time in exactly five years, the storied Peace Pentagon on Lafayette Street, the decades-long haven of progressive activism owned by the AJ Muste Memorial Institute, is again on the chopping block. Price of the pitched development site is not listed (i.e. soliciting offers), but the last ask was pegged at $5.95 million. […]

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Peace Pentagon Update on Lafayette

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

The iconic Peace Pentagon at 339 Lafayette Street is presently enjoying a freer, uninhibited life. But only temporarily. More after the jump!

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Peace Pentagon at 339 Lafayette for Sale

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

339 Lafayette, located at the northeast corner of Bleecker Street, just hit the open market courtesy of Massey Knakal.  Aptly nicknamed the Peace Pentagon, the three-story Muste Building is currently home to Socialist Party USA (SPUSA), War Resisters League, and Paper Tiger Television, among others. The building itself is owned by the A.J. Muste Institute, […]

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