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Big Reveal Begins at Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street Condos

Posted July 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

Tadao Ando’s seven-story “jewel box” condo project in Little Italy topped out back in February. It’s now undressing. The network of netting and ironwork is starting to come down at 152 Elizabeth Street, revealing the spartan glass-and-concrete design. A large panel obstructing the new facade was removed over the last several days. With entry on […]

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12-Story Luxury Condos to Rise at Soon-to-be-Demolished 40 Bleecker Street

Last modified June 20, 2017 at 11:06 am

With the addition of yet another luxury condoplex, NoHo is becoming too upper crust for its own good. Next to fall is 40 Bleecker Street, which will be resurrected as twelve stories of residential living. Preparations for demolition of the brick buildings at 40 Bleecker began earlier this month with the installation of token scaffolding […]

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10 Years After its Demise, Former Rock Club Sin-é is Getting Demolished for 6-Story Condo Development

Posted May 31, 2017 at 5:00 am

The former brick-box headquarters of rock club Sin-é on Attorney Street – dormant since its closure ten years ago – is now coming down. Installation of the one-story sidewalk bridge is now complete, signaling the next phase of demolition. No surprises here. The property at 148-150 Attorney has been a target of development for the last several […]

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3 Years Later, One of the Priciest LES Condo Developments Revealed on Forsyth Street

Posted April 19, 2017 at 5:12 am

It was three years ago – an eternity – when the Nativity Mission School at 204 Forsyth Street was razed in the name of luxury living. The self-proclaimed “edgy refinement” of the replacement structure is now in full view. Down came the scaffolding and netting earlier this week. Gone also is the external boiler system […]

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Essex Crossing Condos at Site 1 Show off New Skin [PHOTOS]

Posted April 5, 2017 at 5:18 am

The third of four Essex Crossing buildings in Phase I is but a few feet from the top, and already beginning to resemble the renderings. “Curtain wall” deliveries to Site 1 over the last few weeks have really started filling out the skeleton of this new Essex Crossing condo development, the only one of its kind […]

The Newest Condo Building on East Houston Ascends 3 Stories

Posted March 28, 2017 at 9:45 am

The upward progress of 287 East Houston is really heating up. Several months into construction activities, the forthcoming condo building has breached the plywood perimeter, and now sits at three stories. That’s roughly a quarter of its final height. Upon completion, the 120-foot-tall brick-and-steel replacement will boast twenty-eight apartments across 29,070 square-feet of floor area […]

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Sales Begin at Anna Wintour’s Bleecker Street Condo Nemesis

Last modified January 12, 2017 at 10:02 am

Despite the protestations of Vogue overlord Anna Wintour, the eight-story replacement building at 178 Bleecker Street is complete and ready for open wallets. Branded as Dolce Greenwich Village, the luxury development is taller than its neighbors on the block, and already boasting the requisite teaser signage geared toward the upper crust. Yep, it’s been a long nine […]

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With Historic Federal Row Houses Destroyed, 8-Story Condo-Hotel Begins Ascent

Posted December 5, 2016 at 5:00 am

Hallowed Bowery grounds are now prepped for more unneeded luxury. Several months after the historically significant 138-142 Bowery were reduced to dust, the Department of Buildings finally issued permits for the expected eight-story condo-hotel. Site activity commenced about three months ago; it’s game on. The ground is already excavated and foundation work is well underway. As previously […]

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Annabelle Selldorf’s Zinc-Clad Bowery Condo Undresses

Posted October 14, 2016 at 5:09 am

Annabelle Selldorf’s 13-story Bowery condo building is now showing off its luxe zinc-paneled facade. Much of the remaining mess of scaffolding and netting attached to the 347 Bowery tumor was removed within the last week. Balconies are still under the knife, though. Residential composition consists of four duplexes, and one triplex penthouse. And it didn’t take long […]

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11-Story East Houston Condo Gears up with New Sales Office on Essex

Posted August 24, 2016 at 5:10 am

Pit status notwithstanding, big pimping begins for 287 East Houston. Condos in this new eleven-story development are slated to go live any day now, so the powers that be are gearing up for the pitch. A new sales office is already in the offing upstairs at 123 Essex Street, a space familiar with such uses. […]

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