Karl Fischer’s Bowery Condo Building Gains New Homogenous Facade

Posted on: July 13th, 2018 at 5:04 am by

Karl Fischer’s seven-story condo building at 263 Bowery looks totally different. For the last two years, its original masonry has been under the knife to install a new facade altogether. Something more befitting Bowery 2.0.

The black shroud of netting was just removed to reveal an exterior completely swapped out. It’s basically dulled to a point of total homogeneity.

October 2011

Demolition of the original tenement at 263 Bowery happened back in the summer of 2008. It would take another two years (i.e. late-2010) before the condo you see finally debuted. Its commercial tenants include Takamichi Hair and the Strokes’ Wiz Kid Management.

Here’s a shot from the archives – demolition of 263 Bowery in August 2008…

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