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115 Allen Street Penthouse Returns to Market for $4.4M

Posted March 31, 2014 at 6:02 am

It’s easily one of the ugliest rooftop additions across the Lower East Side, constructed back in 2004. But inside that corrugated gray Lego piece atop 115 Allen Street is a rather desirable penthouse pad. A unique four-bedroom duplex. Only problem is, owner-developer Seth Tapper has been trying to unload the property for years without success. […]

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151 Bowery Sells for a Record $23.5M

Posted March 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

The squat three-story anchor at the southeast corner of Bowery and Broome just sold for $23.5 million. Buyer remains unknown, and there is currently nothing on file with the city. This final price is a record for the lighting district, according to Jan Sasson of E Property Group, who represented the seller in the transaction. […]

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Report: Ben Shaoul Purchases Lot of Low-Rise Buildings on East Houston for Development; Businesses to Vacate in May

Posted March 17, 2014 at 5:19 am

Relish that open air spanning the one block of East Houston from Orchard to Ludlow Streets; savor the flavor of Bereket, Empanada Mama, and Ray’s Pizza. Word is, it will soon disappear. In all likelihood, Hell Building part deux is probably on the way. At the end of December last year, we reported on some […]

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Richies on Delancey Carves Out Tiny Store Space for New Tenant

Posted March 7, 2014 at 6:08 am

Richies, that longstanding budget urban outfitter at 122 Delancey, underwent a slight cosmetic change within the last few weeks. Apparently the building owner decided to carve out a thin slice of store real estate to create a new retail footprint. Mo’ money. This division created a space that can’t be much more than 100 square-feet […]

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East Houston Parcel Listed for $15M, Touted as ‘Prime’ Development Opportunity

Posted February 28, 2014 at 6:02 am

Rev up those bulldozers. You knew this was coming. A spacious lot (with generous air) at the southwest corner of East Houston and Clinton Streets is primed for some upscaling. At the moment, 287-291 East Houston is home to a two-story office for an accounting firm and an adjacent private parking lot (with garage door […]

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Federal-Style Row Houses at 140-142 Bowery on the Block for $22M

Posted February 24, 2014 at 5:34 am

Big news in the Bowery lighting district. Two Federal-style row houses are currently on the open market. 140-142 Bowery, the former headquarters of Lighting Library/Classic Lighting, is being pitched as a prime “development opportunity” for $22 million. Wow. How can a buyer afford not to develop? Neighbors fearing the tower of doom scenario can rely […]

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A Heartbroken Plea to Rent this Stanton Street Room

Posted February 12, 2014 at 11:25 am

Log this under one of the more sad roommate listings on Craigslist. One Stanton Street resident just lost his girlfriend and must now come up with the rent money. Apparently she moved in with “some guy named ben” and “I can’t afford the place without her.” He’s willing to give you the room and will […]

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Then and Now: 3 Views of Orchard Street, No Rooms to Let [PHOTOS]

Posted February 6, 2014 at 11:16 am

Ye olden days. Someone once asked us why old-timer realtors kept spelling “toilet” incorrectly back in the day? A common (and hilarious) misconception, it seems. Hopefully this will help; the signs are letting people know there are rooms To Let (past tense of lease) = to rent. Ye current days: Preference?

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Le Salon d’Art on Stanton Street is Looking to Sell the Business for $70k

Posted January 30, 2014 at 6:04 am

Le Salon d’Art is apparently ending its Lower East Side tenure after nearly eight years in business at 90 Stanton Street. The funky salon-slash-gallery is currently looking to unload the assets to a lucky buyer out there. We came across this Craigslist post yesterday, which notes that the seller is reportedly “moving out of town.” […]

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Pushcart Coffee Ending Service on East Broadway; Plans Cafe Expansion

Posted January 29, 2014 at 6:04 am

News broke over the weekend that three-year-old Pushcart Coffee on the Lower East Side is kaput. They close after business on Friday. It’s not the end of the brand, though. Far from it. Owner Jamie Rogers, who currently sits on Community Board 3, is hoping to franchise other stores throughout the city. He currently operates […]

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