Posted April 8, 2014 at 9:30 am
That slap on the wrist naturally didn’t do much to deter the illegal luxury conversion at 143 Ludlow Street. You’ll recall that building owner (and Lower East Side BID board member) Samy Mahfar, amongst other alleged transgressions, constructed a rooftop addition against city code. His actions were widely reported in the hyperlocal media. The now-seven-story […]
Last modified May 20, 2013 at 2:20 pm
100 Montaditos has eyes for 177 Ludlow Street, but might need to wait a little longer. As we revealed earlier this month, the fast-food cerveceria is applying for a full liquor license inside the former EarthMatters space, but is currently on the hitlist of the LES Dwellers NIMBY. There is an ongoing dialog, though. The group […]
Posted April 26, 2013 at 6:20 am
100 Montaditos already has the distinction of replacing one downtown institution, that being the fabled Pizza Box on Bleecker Street.
Posted March 7, 2013 at 6:19 am
The eight remaining rent-stabilized residents in the building organized, and are now suing developer Samy Mahfar for hazardous living conditions.
Last modified January 2, 2013 at 6:28 am
For the last few weeks, construction on the illegal rooftop tumor at 143 Ludlow Street has continued unabated.
Last modified November 28, 2012 at 7:30 am
The surprises keep a-comin’ at 143 Ludlow Street, where some illegal roofwork is currently underway. Drama is most certainly in the air, folks.
Last modified November 27, 2012 at 7:45 am
143 Ludlow Street is a textbook example of how some landlords try to deregulate buildings for the purposes of luxury conversion.
Posted November 13, 2012 at 6:18 am
Much like living conditions upstairs, both storefronts at 143 Ludlow Street are in complete shambles.
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.
Posted September 19, 2012 at 6:09 am
EarthMatters, the eleven-year-old health shop at 177 Ludlow, will close its doors for the last time on Friday.