Blue Condo

Payless ShoeSource on Delancey Street Steps Down After 6 Years

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:10 am

Payless ShoeSource just stepped down from the Lower East Side. Its six-year-old store at 130 Delancey Street – in the base of Blue condos – shuttered last week. The shelves are empty, leaving the store just another white-box space for the taking. News of its closure first surfaced in February, when announcements were placed in […]

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Marshal Seizes Comprehensive Kids Development School on Delancey Street

Last modified October 19, 2016 at 7:37 am

School’s out for the Comprehensive Kids Development School on Delancey Street. The school had occupied the base of the Blue condo building since 2012, but was booted last month. City Marshals paid a visit and seized the enormous space. The token sign is affixed to the Norfolk Street entrance. Earlier this week, a cherry picker helped remove […]

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Renderings Unveiled for 12-Story Cantilevered Condos at 100 Norfolk

Posted February 18, 2013 at 1:13 pm

Just when we thought total out-of-context development had run its course, we stumbled upon designs for a new glass monstrosity at 100 Norfolk Street.

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Developer Angelo Cosentini Sells 126-130 Delancey for $21M

Posted January 31, 2013 at 6:48 am

Owned by Blue developer Angelo Cosentini, the three-story commercial frontage at 126-130 Delancey just traded hands for $21 million.

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Early Edition: November 23

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 12:59 am

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Weekend Edition: March 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Joel Raskin]

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Supercash and Pay-O-Matic in the Neighborhood

Posted December 3, 2010 at 6:07 am

Two neighborhood check-cashing stores were recently gobbled up and rolled into larger corporate conglomerates.  And with these changes, new in-your-face signage. First up is 115 Essex Street. The former Money Centers is now a superfly Supercash outpost.  Together with the neighboring Sunflower Video shop, this piece of Essex is a solid reminder of the old […]

Early Edition: November 16

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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No More Scaffolding for Base of Blue Condo

Posted October 29, 2010 at 6:33 am

Holy shitballs! We never thought the day would arrive, but here we are, at a complete loss for words. Within the last 48 hours, the semi-permanent network of scaffolding and netting at the three-story base of Blue was finally packed up for good. And a sidewalk saved in the process. Indeed, the derelict stretch of […]