Posted December 6, 2013 at 6:00 am
It’s aliiiiiiive! After a seasons-long holding pattern, 135 Bowery is officially returning to the ranks of the living, albeit as a modern development. New scaffolding is in place. Also, contractors are currently assembling the Erector Set steel beams for the four-story tumor that will sprout from the destroyed remains of the former Federal-style row house. […]
Posted April 11, 2013 at 6:20 am
Hindsight might be 20/20, but neighborhood activists certainly smelled fish of some kind amidst the 135 Bowery fiasco. The federal style row house had been landmarked for a minute, then just as quickly demolished after the City Council overturned the ruling of the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Since then, it’s dormancy and a real estate listing […]
Last modified March 8, 2012 at 1:02 pm
One staunch Lower East Side preservationist is fighting on behalf of the Federal-style row house at 206 Bowery, and now informs us of the latest.
Posted February 7, 2012 at 6:19 am
At the forefront of the campaign these last few years, the Bowery Alliance of Neighbors continues the fight to safeguard our beloved thoroughfare.
Posted October 28, 2011 at 6:09 am
The debacle over 135 Bowery taught the neighborhood a valuable lesson that an LPC approval vote does not a landmark make.