Misrahi Realty

End of the Line for ‘Global International’ Haberdasher on Orchard Street?

Last modified November 1, 2017 at 11:58 am

It’s a Lower East Side right of passage – that moment Sam Gluck harangues you to buy a shiny new suit. Luring you into the enormous haberdashery at 62 Orchard Street. Cherish the memories, though, as the shop’s days on the block might be numbered. The store – Global International – now sports token leasing […]

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‘Quinn NYC’ is Ditching its Orchard Street Boutique

Posted September 18, 2017 at 5:08 am

Quinn NYC doesn’t have much time left on Orchard Street. The token tombstone signage appeared above the entrance to the boutique last week courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Apparently, the company is focusing on its new operation at the South Street Seaport. “We have opened a studio experience in The Seaport,” a spokesperson confirms in an […]

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Misrahi’s Long-Vacant 11 Essex Street Sells for $11.4M

Posted August 31, 2017 at 5:08 am

Eight years sitting empty, and a quarter of that time on the chopping block, a notorious Essex Street tenement building just sold for big bucks. Real estate scion, Sion Misrahi of Misrhai Realty, parted with 11 Essex Street for $11.4 million. Slightly discounted from the $12.5 million price tag sought since late 2015. Buyer of […]

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Actor Willem Dafoe Unloads Grand Street Pad

Posted December 13, 2016 at 5:15 am

Willem Dafoe is no stranger to the Lower East Side. After all, he spent a good amount of time on it during the filming of Abel Ferrrara’s 4:44 back in 2012. But he’s about to become a little less familiar, as his property is up for grabs. Or was. As noted by the Observer, Dafoe […]

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Evil Misrahi Realty Evicts a Half-Naked Rev Jen (and Troll Museum) from 122 Orchard Street

Last modified June 29, 2016 at 2:23 pm

Legendary Lower East Side performance artist Reverend Jen has been evicted from her Orchard Street home. This apartment also doubles as the location of the popular Troll Museum. No longer. Building owner, and all around reviled landlord, Misrahi Realty, wielded some muscle by pushing Rev Jen curbside this week. It was reported that she hadn’t paid rent […]

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Decades on, Rivington Street Fashion Stalwart ‘Tobaldi’ is Hanging it up

Last modified March 14, 2016 at 9:48 am

​The writing is on the wall. Or, rather, affixed to it. An anchor of last generation apparel vendors on Orchard Street is bowing out. It only takes a pair of eyes to see the Misrahi Realty tombstone signage on either corner of 83 Rivington Street. Time to bid farewell to Tobaldi. The haberdashery had operated […]

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Shuttered Apizz Restaurant on Eldridge Street Hits the Market

Posted February 18, 2016 at 5:10 am

Curtains indeed for Apizz on Eldridge Street. Apizz ended business for good within the last couple weeks. Much like its presence on the block, the subtle Tuscan restaurant was quiet in its closure. In no time, the phone went dead, website removed, and Open Table reservations terminated. And so, today comes the more official confirmation […]

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Ethik Clothing Co. and EHVonnae Flee 160 Orchard Street

Posted January 14, 2016 at 5:14 am

​Orchard Street is down two retail shops. At the same address, no less. Mid-January fashion flight. Skater-conscious streetwear brand, Ethik Clothing Co., officially shuttered this week. Its former HQ at 160 Orchard is now in disarray, topped with tombstone signage courtesy of Misrahi Realty. Ethik opened this brick-and-mortar back in July 2013, after a brief year-long […]

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Bustin’s Longboard Loft Skate Shop at 132 Allen Street Placed on the Market

Posted November 9, 2015 at 5:15 am

Today comes news that the Lower East Side will soon lose a skate shop. Brooklyn-based skateboard company, Bustin Boards, will soon terminate its four-year-old retail concept at 132 Allen Street. That’s right, the Longboard Loft now operates on borrowed time. One need only peer into the windows to see the tombstone signage holding court. Thanks […]

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Open Wounds: Sion Misrahi Looks to Sell Vacant 11 Essex Street Building for $12.5M

Last modified August 30, 2017 at 7:36 pm

Boarded and padlocked shut, 11 Essex Street is the proverbial timebomb that’s been ticking for the past six years, counting down to certain demise. Freshly stapled “no trespassing” signs (and the “make affordable” graffiti) serve as reminder of the slumlord tactics by Lower East Side real estate baron Sion Misrahi at this location. The narrative […]

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