136 Ludlow Street

Ludlow Street on Lockdown with Armed Suspect Holed up at Redford Hotel [Updated]

Last modified July 9, 2017 at 11:22 am

Ludlow Street in Hell Square is crawling with cops right now. And from what we’ve been told, a detachment has been here for the last few hours. But now the crime scene is established. From what we’re hearing, a worker at the El Luchador was held up and robbed at gunpoint. The suspect allegedly fled […]

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‘Redford Hotel’ Replaces the 6-Year-Old Comfort Inn on Ludlow Street

Last modified October 18, 2016 at 8:08 am

The six-year-old Comfort Inn on Ludlow Street is dead. Long live the Comfort Inn. In its place is much the same – a nearly identical lodge called the Redford Hotel. Branded canopy and illuminated signage boasts the updated identity. News of its conversion – which transpired last week – is about six months coming. We knew […]

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Rumor: Soho House Acquires Comfort Inn at 136 Ludlow for $16M

Posted May 19, 2016 at 5:00 am

Soho House is making a huge splash on the Lower East Side. The high-end members only club muscled its way onto Ludlow Street, purchased the former Nieberg Funeral Home (#139), then made sure it wasn’t landmarked by the city. Current plans are to open the swanky spot – named Ludlow House – by the end […]

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Comfort Inn Now Open at 136 Ludlow

Posted May 20, 2010 at 6:11 am

The new geographically-challenged Comfort Inn at 136 Ludlow is now open.  We passed by the hotel last night, and noticed an employee stationed at the front desk, along with a security dude sitting on a front couch.

136 Ludlow to Open as Comfort Inn Hotel

Last modified May 4, 2010 at 2:40 pm

For too long, 136 Ludlow has sat vacant.  Just waiting for the inevitable reveal.  But few expected this bombshell.  Curbed is now reporting that the new building is opening as a Comfort Inn come June 1!  It will be interesting to see how this plays out.  Hotels, hotels, how we really need more of you […]

Update: A View of 136 Ludlow

Posted September 15, 2009 at 6:10 am

The new condo building at 136 Ludlow recently ditched its remaining sidewalk plywood and is one step closer to opening.  We now have an unencumbered view of the luxury diggs.  With that obstruction cleared away, it’s one less construction site residents must dodge on their daily routines.  But don’t get too comfortable, there’s still plenty […]