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There Was a Major Water Main Break on South Street Yesterday

Last modified January 10, 2018 at 7:52 am

Yesterday afternoon, a water main broke beneath the pavement of South Street, right at the intersection of Rutgers Slip. The flooding was the second such water main bust in the vicinity within the last few days, behind Sunday’s incident at Madison and Clinton. The scene of the flood yesterday was eerily reminiscent of the days […]

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This is What the Retail will Look Like at Extell’s One Manhattan Square [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:40 pm

Last night, as per usual, a delegation from Extell Development Corp. and construction manager Lend Lease provided a community briefing about the waterfront bonanza sprouting before our eyes. The 80-story reality of One Manhattan Square on the waterfront has settled in during this gradual ascent of the superstructure. Neighbors are now forced to live with it. […]

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JDS Development to Brief the Community on its Bonkers 1,000-foot Lower East Side Tower this Month

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:40 pm

The developers of a controversial 1,000-foot tower on Lower East Side waterfront will discuss the project with the community later this month. JDS Development Group – whose plans for the latest coastal blight are hurtling toward city approval sans public review process – scheduled an info session with Community Board 3 later this month. And […]

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Extell’s ‘One Manhattan Square’ Project Pegged for Q3 2019 Completion

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:42 pm

One Manhattan Square, the eighty-story skyscraper (823 feet) on South Street brought to you by Extell Development Corp. is on track for completion in the third quarter of 2019. At a construction rate of approximately one floor every three days, plus the enclosure and fit-out, the project is still more than three years from out. Domestic […]

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About that 47-Story Tower Down by Extell on the Waterfront

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:46 pm

​Drama down on the Lower East Side waterfront. While Extell’s 80-story market-rate phallus (aka One Manhattan Square) ascends to sights unseen, the neighboring Pathmark Pharmacy site remains in contention for another potential tower. Despite the ongoing litigation. Roy Schoenberg (pka Little Cherry LLC) previously partnered with Two Bridges Neighborhood Council and Settlement Housing Fund to construct […]

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Elusive Extell Refuses to Confirm Building Heights of One Manhattan Square, and Other Updates

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:56 pm

Extell Development Corp. and project management firm LendLease visited the community last night to discuss the two sky-scraping towers it’s constructing along the Lower East Side waterfront. The developer has committed to holding quarterly meetings to update the neighborhood on the latest info, and potentially allay the rampant fears in the aftermath. Local politicians and […]

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Kids Claymation Explores Proposed ‘Rain Garden’ on Lower East Side Waterfront

Last modified July 1, 2015 at 9:16 am

The Two Bridges Neighborhood Council just released an interesting claymation video that would make Gumby proud to live on the Lower East Side waterfront. Produced in collaboration with the community-based Hester Street Collective, its singular purpose is to message the results of a one-year microclimate study conducted by the Two Bridges Kids After-school Program to better understand […]

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