Nabe News: November 19

Posted on: November 19th, 2009 at 1:31 pm by

A luxurious view of Orchard Street, fading signage on Spring Street, and charter school debate, all in today’s LES neighborhood news!

Anger over charter schools sharing space with public schools on the Lower East Side.  “Girls Prep Charter School is adding a middle school, but other schools in the neighborhood say they don’t have room for it in their buildings. The Department of Education disagrees and presented three potential plans for moving schools around to make the space.” [NY1]

Check out the $1.4 million view from apartment 6 at luxury development 30 Orchard Street [Curbed; Previously]

Alex continues his “Then & Now” series.  Next up is SoHo, west of Broadway [Flaming Pablum]

A new exhibit at the Museum of the City of New York boasts a collection of NYC photographs shot between 1938 and 1971.  Only in New York opened this past Tuesday, and includes the work of, among others, Stanley Kubrick [Cityroom]

New balconies are taking shape at the Copper Building on Avenue B [EV Grieve]

A look at the doorway of the Germania Bank Building, a longtime graffiti haven located at 190 Bowery. Built circa 1898 [Greenwich Village Daily Photo]

The fading signage of Spring Street – “The Canyon of Lost Signs” [Lost City]



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