Equinox Gym Debuts on ‘Dusty Streets’ of the Lower East Side

Posted on: August 30th, 2018 at 5:00 am by

Here it is. Thought you’d never see the day when an Equinox gym would open on the Lower East Side?

Well, it finally happened this week at Ben Shaoul’s condoplex at the corner of East Houston and Orchard Streets.

This 30,000 square-foot Equinox spans three levels, and “taps into the always-on energy of this legendary neighborhood.” The first floor includes reception, lounge, and Juice Press station, while the second and third floors boast several exercise areas, including group fitness, yoga, and cycling studios.

The flavor of this gym is pitched as “boutique,” and decorated with “artwork that brings to mind the guerrilla murals plastered along the Lower East Side’s dusty streets,” a spokesperson told Patch.

As previously reported, Equinox shares commercial space with a new Marshalls that spans the block on the ground level.

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