135 Bowery

Op-Ed: Challenging the Landmark Status of 135 Bowery

Last modified September 21, 2011 at 6:56 pm

The following op-ed was written by Rob Hollander, Secretary of the Chinatown Working Group, neighborhood activist, and brain behind the blog Save the Lower East Side.


City Council Not in Favor of Landmarking 135 Bowery

Last modified September 19, 2011 at 11:13 am

It’s not looking good for the 200-year-old federal building at 135 Bowery, which had already received landmark status back in June.


City Council Meeting this Week on 135 Bowery Landmarking

Posted September 12, 2011 at 6:41 am

City Council Land Use Subcommittee is meeting this week regarding the contentious landmark designation of 135 Bowery.


Write Margaret Chin to Uphold Landmark Status for 135 Bowery

Posted August 23, 2011 at 6:41 am

The battle lines are drawn. As usual, preservation is pitted against gentrification.


Support the Landmark Status of 135 Bowery!

Posted August 17, 2011 at 10:17 am

Despite the Landmarks Preservation Commission ruling in June to designate the historic 135 Bowery as landmark, there’s still a chance the old survivor might perish.


135 Bowery is Landmarked!

Posted June 29, 2011 at 6:41 am

Old-world buildings on the Bowery are falling at an alarming rate these days to make way for the sleek new vision of the thoroughfare.

New Commercial Tenant for 206 Bowery?

Posted July 15, 2010 at 6:12 am

There is another twist in the saga of 206 Bowery.  Despite the owners’ wishes to “make a case for destruction at a later date,” as revealed at the LPC public hearing Tuesday morning, the unconfirmed word on the street is that a new ground-level commercial tenant is in the works.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing on 135 and 206 Bowery

Posted July 13, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Ralph Lewis, one of the last remaining tenants inside 206 Bowery was kind enough to send along a report on the Landmarks Preservation Commission public hearing from earlier this morning.  The overall vibe with regard to these two Federal-style row houses was reportedly positive.  Good news!

Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing for 206 and 135 Bowery

Posted June 25, 2010 at 6:12 am

Good news.  The Landmarks Preservation Commission has set the date to hear, amongst other contenders, the case to landmark 206 and 135 Bowery.  Now that’s emergency action!  Both are examples of Federal-style houses built in the early 1800s.