Division Street

Sherman’s Building on Division Street Listed for $6.5M

Posted March 7, 2019 at 5:00 am

The buildings along the eastern terminus of Division Street are selling at a clip. Next up, the elegant three-story walkup at number 121. Listed at $6.5 million, the mid-block building at 121 Division Street is pitched as an opportunity for the buyer to live here while collecting rent on the other floors. Also at stake, […]

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Forgtmenot Family Remodels and Reopens Sherman’s on Division Street

Last modified February 22, 2019 at 11:06 am

For the last several months, Sherman’s on Division Street had favored its popular catering over serving the in-store crowd. But all that recently changed. Three months of interior remodeling resulted in a reboot that just launched last night. You’ll recall that the crew behind Forgtmenot opened Sherman’s – named for the longtime shoe store it […]

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Cocoron Planning New Shabu-shabu Spot on Division Street

Posted January 24, 2019 at 5:10 am

Already armed with well-trafficked eateries from Delancey Street westbound to Kenmare, the team behind Cocoron and Goemon is expanding its white-label restaurant offshoot. Shabu-shabu Macoron, which opened in the original Cocoron space in November 2017, now has a new sister south of the Delancey Divide. All the way down on Division Street. The roll-down gate […]

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Rumor: Hypebeast to Unveil Gallery and Store on Division Street

Posted March 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

Hypebeast is reportedly coming to the Lower East Side. The seven-story commercial loft building at 41-43 Division Street traded hands last year for $15.5 million. Continental Equities snapped up the Chinatown property from the Lam Group, which had owned it for the three years prior. Now, after sitting on the investment for a year, the new […]

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Heller Realty Picks up Division Street Walkup for $4.4 Million

Posted August 24, 2017 at 5:00 am

The easternmost block of Division Street is heating up. Not just for nightlife but real estate speculation, too. The five-story walkup at 115 Division Street traded last month for a cool $4.4 million. Public records appear to indicate the buyer as Heller Realty, which is masked behind the 115 LES Realty corporate shell. The firm […]

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Forgtmenot Family Launches ‘Sherman’s’ Souvlaki Joint on Division Street

Posted August 14, 2017 at 5:11 am

Five months after launching Monroe beneath the bridge, the Forgtmenot family is back with its newest endeavor. Back to Division Street. Sherman Shoes is now reborn as Sherman’s, a fast-casual Greek spot just a stone’s throw from its popular Kiki’s restaurant. It soft-opened yesterday afternoon. Sherman’s is the second Greek establishment for Division Street that will offer […]

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Division Street Pedestrian Plaza is Also Getting Refurbished

Posted July 20, 2017 at 5:08 am

Much like its newer sibling down the block (at Straus Square), the small median triangle of Division Street at the confluence of Ludlow and Canal, is likewise ready for a makeover. Closed to traffic for nearly a decade, the 1,000 square-foot roadway is receiving some refocused attention from the Department of Transportation this month. Indeed, […]

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Daredevil Tattoo Celebrates 20 Years on the Lower East Side

Posted April 19, 2017 at 9:45 am

For Daredevil Tattoo, this month is milestone. An impressive twenty years on the Lower East Side. The ink spot was founded by Brad Fink and Michelle Myles, and debuted in 1997, the year the artform was finally re-legalized in New York City. Thanks to a 50% rent gouge at 174 Ludlow Street in 2013, though, […]

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Forgtmenot Family Expands with New Greek Spot, ‘Sherman,’ in Former Division Street Shoe Store

Posted December 12, 2016 at 5:00 am

Team Forgtmenot is poised to embark on another Lower East Side endeavor. With the southern Mediterranean spot, Monroe, still under construction on its namesake street, ownership is ready for an expansion. Back on its home turf. Word is coming down the pike this morning that a lease was signed on the former Sherman Shoes across the […]

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Daredevil Tattoo Unveils Flashy New Neon Signage on Division Street

Last modified May 13, 2016 at 9:10 am

In business nineteen years strong, Daredevil Tattoo bleeds Lower East Side. The ink spot debuted in 1997, the year the artform was finally re-legalized in New York City. Thanks to a 50% rent gouge at 174 Ludlow Street in 2013, ownership settled south of the border – 141 Division Street. This tattoo parlor is permanent, as […]

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