Orchard Hell Building
Last modified November 8, 2013 at 8:01 am
Lost in the ongoing coverage of the swiftly rising Orchard Hell Building is the dangerous foot trap at the northwest corner of Orchard and Stanton. Thanks to the never-ending ebb and flow of construction vehicles on the block, the sewer grate outside Rosario’s Pizza has been compromised. Neighbors, including activist-photographer Clayton Patterson, maintain that trucks […]
Posted November 4, 2013 at 6:07 am
Just as locals had maybe started to stomach the skyline status quo of Hell Square, this fuckin’ happened. The Orchard Hell Building is now well above the corniced canopy of its surroundings, having already reached a height of roughly fourteen stories. Once fleeced of its negative nickname, the 22-story skyscraper will become the latest outpost […]
Posted September 16, 2013 at 10:00 am
It’s official. The Orchard Hell Building has now joined the ranks of the new Lower East Side Skyline. And it’s totally late to this party, despite being one of the first out of the gate in 2004 (if you count the demolition). As of this week, however, the future Hotel Indigo at 180 Orchard Street is […]
Posted August 13, 2013 at 6:00 am
It wouldn’t be proper if we didn’t include another semi-regular report on the status of the Orchard Hell Building.
Posted August 12, 2013 at 6:07 am
Eviction papers were served to Landbrot Bakery & Bar last week. Shortly thereafter, the owners replaced the docs with an announcement to customers describing the reasons for closure.
Posted March 27, 2013 at 6:09 am
As if upper Orchard Street hasn’t suffered enough from years of gentrification at the hands of a wrecking ball, more is most certainly on the way.
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.