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Sales Go Live at 50 Clinton Street Condo Building that Killed WD-50

Posted April 10, 2015 at 5:00 am

The outdated row of retail comprising 50-62 Clinton Street still stands, but the tombstone signage continues to tease the next phase. As we’ve been reporting, the one-story collection of stores – which had included WD-50 – will fall so that a seven-story condo project can rise here. The price range to live in this beacon of […]

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Faulty Boiler in 106 Rivington Cellar Has Neighbors Worried

Last modified March 27, 2015 at 10:20 pm

The controversial commercial unit at 106 Rivington Street – an address that lives in infamy – is again in the news. And this time for something way more serious than a liquor license. Especially given the tragic gas-related explosion up on Second Avenue yesterday afternoon. We are told that emergency personnel responded to 106 Rivington […]

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It’s Official: 190 Bowery Now Sports Retail Leasing Banners

Posted March 20, 2015 at 5:11 am

To the victor go the spoils. Real estate mogul Aby Rosen is putting lots of oomph behind marketing his new $55 million trophy acquisition on the Bowery. Even while the six-story, 72-room Germania Bank Building sits on the open market, the RFR Realty overlords continue to pimp the ground level as a “prime retail corner.” […]

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Kabin is Kaput After a Decade on 2nd Avenue

Posted March 19, 2015 at 5:12 am

Second Avenue stalwart Kabin is kaput. Its final day in business was Tuesday evening, according to a tipster (and bar regular). The watering hole operated here for more than a decade before its demise. EV Grieve all but predicted this closure earlier this week, having noticed a leasing sign on-premise and an accompanying listing for […]

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Remodeled 70 Hester Street on the Market for $8.8M, Double Its Sale Price from 2013

Posted March 18, 2015 at 9:19 am

The original location of the First Roumanian-American Congregation on Hester Street is back on the market. Its newish owner is looking for double what was paid only two years ago. You’ll recall that ambitions were rather grandiose for 70 Hester Street back in December 2013. At the time, Christine Svenningsen of CSC Landscape Holdings purchased […]

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Germania Bank Building at 190 Bowery is Cleansed, No Longer a Graffiti Mecca

Posted March 11, 2015 at 5:09 am

Let the cleansing of 190 Bowery begin. Given that moving trucks park curbside to collect a lifetime of personal belongings from the Maisel family each day, it was only a matter of time before cleanup crews were dispatched to the Germania Bank Building. And that’s precisely what happened yesterday afternoon. Most of the caked-on layers […]

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The Peace Pentagon on Lafayette Street Hits the Market Again as Development Opportunity

Last modified March 2, 2015 at 1:34 pm

For the second time in exactly five years, the storied Peace Pentagon on Lafayette Street, the decades-long haven of progressive activism owned by the AJ Muste Memorial Institute, is again on the chopping block. Price of the pitched development site is not listed (i.e. soliciting offers), but the last ask was pegged at $5.95 million. […]

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Orchard Hell Building Retail Units Sell For $21M

Posted February 27, 2015 at 9:19 am

Ever since the branded sidewalk bridge arrived in October, the commercial retail in the base of the 23-story Orchard Hell Building has been dormant. Cushman & Wakefield is still pimping the properties – separate from the Hotel Indigo upstairs – for possible flagship usage. But now, a wrinkle in the story… The Real Deal reported […]

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Former Home of G&S Sporting Goods on Essex Street Sells for $6.9M

Posted February 25, 2015 at 5:00 am

G&S Sporting Goods concluded its 77-year run on Essex Street at the end of 2014. News of its demise first arrived a year ago, but the store limped on until November. Its departure was another sad loss of mom-and-pop culture in an area swiftly becoming another extension of luxury. By the end of December, 43 […]

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99 Suffolk Street Listed for $26M; Elements Preschool Takes Over Ground Level

Posted February 23, 2015 at 5:00 am

The Lower East Side Montessori School on Suffolk Street is calling it quits in the coming months. We hear that a new facility called Elements Preschool is currently in the process of taking over the space, and converting it into a “learning center” with a strong “emphasis on learning outside of the traditional classroom.” The […]

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