Bowery 2.0

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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8-Story Condo at 210 Bowery is Fully Revealed

Posted June 21, 2017 at 5:11 am

There it is. An unencumbered 210 Bowery, almost ready for tenants. Workers dismantled scaffolding and other construction materials from the facade of this eight-story dark horse a couple weeks ago. Official completion is probably any day now. This latest milestone marks more than two years since the demolition and redevelopment began. Indeed, the former 1930s-era […]

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Amsterdam’s ‘GRIMM Gallery’ Debuts Next Week on the Bowery

Posted May 23, 2017 at 5:08 am

The mid-section of the Bowery, long a bastion for restaurant supply businesses, is awash in art galleries. The latter comes at the expense of the former. Between Delancey/Kenmare and East Houston Street there are nearly a dozen such showrooms, including dedicated buildings like Sperone Westwater and the New Museum. But it’s not all roses, as […]

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It’ll Cost Upwards of $6.5M to Live in Annabelle Selldorf’s 13-Story Bowery Tower

Posted May 11, 2016 at 5:16 am

Under construction for more than two years, we now have an updated glimpse of the forthcoming 347 Bowery. More luxury living for Bowery 2.0. What was once a Salvation Army stalwart for several decades is almost ready for its coronation. The thirteen-story mixed-use beast, designed by Annabelle Selldorf, topped off three months ago, yet remains […]

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Your First Look at the Luxury Development that Eliminated 200 Years of Bowery History

Posted April 8, 2016 at 5:12 am

That’s all she wrote. Two months after the death shroud appeared, 138-142 Bowery is gone. A stinging sight of scattered debris and open air. Pulverized to usher in an age of luxury residence on the site. Gone is the sidewalk bridge, carted away yesterday. Per previous reports, these three structures were sold to Emmut Properties as […]

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Emmut Properties Plans Another 8-Story Development (Condo/Hotel) at Bowery and Broome

Posted April 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

With all the recent talk of Emmut Properties on the Bowery these days it’s disheartening to learn of plans in store for the southeast corner of Broome Street. The heart of the endangered lighting district. The Hell’s Kitchen-based developer acquired the three-story building at 331-337 Broome (aka 151-153 Bowery) back in March 2014. And unlike their […]

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200 Years of NYC History Demolished on the Bowery for an 8-Story Condo-Hotel

Posted March 15, 2016 at 5:18 am

Consecutive weeks of brick-by-brick demolition resulted in the loss of three of the oldest buildings on the Bowery. There is now a huge gap of open air on the block, soon to be plugged with an unneeded condo-hotel development. The takedown of 138-142 Bowery was implemented at all costs, and ultimately resulted in a stop-work […]

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The ‘New Bowery’ Championed in ‘Batman v. Superman’ Turkish Airlines Commercial [VIDEO]

Posted February 9, 2016 at 5:19 am

Turkish Airlines is high on the Bowery. At least according to the post-Super Bowl commercial that you probably missed. Under the comic book guise of the forthcoming Batman v. Superman movie, the merits of New York City are pimped for Turkish Airlines. And even in the fictional Gotham/Metropolis, the Bowery is nightlife gold. Indeed, the […]

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What it Looks Like to Destroy 200 Years of Bowery History for an 8-Story Condo-Hotel

Last modified February 10, 2016 at 12:48 pm

This here is what it looks like to destroy two hundred years of local history at 138-142 Bowery. Two months after the arrival of demolition scaffolding, the row of historic structures, part of which dates back to the 1790s, is being dismantled as we speak. Despite the pair of partial stop-work orders issued last week […]

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Kenneth Cole Confirmed as Late Entrant to the Ritzy Bowery Fashion Scene

Posted June 5, 2015 at 5:13 am

The Bowery is swiftly becoming the northerly extension of fashionista SoHo. All the brands are moving into the onetime skid row district. The latest to hop on the gold encrusted bandwagon of Bowery 2.0 is Kenneth Cole, already with a shop in the vicinity. Kenneth Cole settled on 328 Bowery, a retail condo space that […]

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