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Demolition Imminent for 194 Orchard; 6-Story Condo Building Coming Soon

Posted January 24, 2014 at 5:51 am

As if construction hell couldn’t get much worse for upper Orchard Street, demolition is imminent for the one-story building at 194 Orchard. We already have the Hotel Indigo (aka Hell Building) bottlenecking the block, and also the recent infrastructure work to rehab the water works. We first reported on the demise of 194 Orchard last […]

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Demolition Nearly Complete at Future Cantilevered Condo on Norfolk Street

Posted October 30, 2013 at 6:10 am

Get ready for more glass. Cantilevered glass. It’s coming. Permits were filed back in June of this year, but now demolition of 100 Norfolk Street is well underway, advancing at quite a clip. Indeed, most of the two-story building is now simply dust in a curbside dumpster. It shouldn’t be long before all remaining evidence […]

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Nativity Mission School on Forsyth to be Razed for New 7-Story Building

Posted July 24, 2013 at 5:25 am

Tipped off by the telling rat poison signs in the windows, we knew the time had finally arrived for 204-206 Forsyth Street.

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Demolition Permits Filed for 100 Norfolk; Cantilevered Condos Coming Soon

Posted June 10, 2013 at 6:00 am

It wasn’t just another bad dream. Hell naw. Those cantilevered condos are most certainly happening over at 100 Norfolk Street, steps from that other (Blue) monstrosity. Peas in a pod they’ll be.

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Ye Olde Orchard Hell Building Being Demolished for Hotel Indigo

Posted January 31, 2013 at 6:09 am

At the moment, a good third of the rumored “faulty concrete” from years past has been reduced to an assorted mid-block mess.

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Next Steps for Beth Hamedrash Hagadol Synagogue on Norfolk

Last modified December 28, 2012 at 10:32 am

You’ve walked by it; you’ve stopped and marveled at its architecture and been dismayed at its disrepair. Or maybe you scooted past without even noticing Beth Hamedrash Hagadol.

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143 Ludlow Holdouts Fearing for Safety Amidst Hazardous Interior Demolition

Last modified October 11, 2012 at 1:28 pm

For the remaining holdouts at 143 Ludlow Street, the living situation amidst months of interior renovations is quickly worsening.

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New Eight-Story Building in the Works at 87 Hester

Posted August 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

Once leveled, 87 Hester will be reincarnated as an eight-story mixed-use finger structure.

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The Final Hours of 185-191 Bowery [Video]

Posted August 22, 2012 at 6:44 am

The last of 185-191 Bowery came down over the weekend after a protracted demolition process that spanned over three years.

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The Rubble of 185-191 Bowery

Posted August 14, 2012 at 6:44 am

Ironically, the last man standing was actually first in line at the guillotine – 185 Bowery.

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