138 Ludlow Street

Michael Shah Spent $19M on this Hell Square Tenement Building

Posted January 19, 2018 at 5:11 am

On Wednesday, we reported that Michael Shah (Delshah Capital) picked up the Hell Square tenement at 138 Ludlow Street. With the transaction now public, it appears the controversial landlord paid $19 million for the property. Spending that kind of coin on a pre-war walkup means one thing. The requisite upscaling to luxury living. “Despite its […]

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Michael Shah Scoops up 138 Ludlow Street in Hell Square

Posted January 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

Fresh off the failed bid to score a liquor license for Dos Cientos, news comes down the pike today about landlord Michael Shah acquiring a Hell Square walk-up building. His DelShah Capital firm reportedly purchased 138-140 Ludlow Street under the shell company “DS 138 Ludlow LLC.” The sale just closed, so final price has yet […]

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Dana Foley Moves Boutique into Former John Brevard Space at 138 Ludlow Street

Posted August 8, 2017 at 5:06 am

Dana Foley’s semi-permanent retail presence at 151 Ludlow Street concluded last week. It was here that she peddled her fashions, beginning with a holiday pop-up store last Christmas. But now the onetime co-owner of Foley + Corinna has moved operations to a much larger space just a few paces away. The new boutique is located at […]

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Artist-Designer John Brevard Opening Boutique in Former Ludlow Blunt Space at 138 Ludlow

Posted July 27, 2015 at 5:15 am

Ludlow Blunt spent a healthy seven years hairdressing at 138 Ludlow Street – even after morphing from Tommy Guns – but quit the Lower East Side back in March. Instead, owner Russell Manley decided to consolidate operations at the Williamsburg outpost. Now turnover is afoot at 138 Ludlow. Its brief flirtation with vacation has officially […]

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Seven-Year-Old Ludlow Blunt Salon Closes, Stripped Bare

Posted March 24, 2015 at 5:17 am

Despite a re-branding last summer, one upscale salon on Ludlow Street just called it quits. Intel came our way earlier this month that the seven-year-old Ludlow Blunt was on its way out. Apparently the hairdressers had been telling their clients that the location is closing in approximately three weeks, and that employees will be consolidated at the Williamsburg outpost. Well, […]

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Weekend Edition: January 22

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:11 am

[Photo Credit: Roey Ahram]

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Disco Dudes on Ludlow [Video]

Last modified February 23, 2010 at 7:55 am

Last night, in a street scene that could’ve been lifted directly from Saturday Night Fever, these two disco dudes were walking to the beat of their own soundtrack on Ludlow.  Quite literally.  The volume on the old-school boombox was cranked to 11, and the music echoed for blocks.

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Law & Order Returns to the Streets

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

Law & Order returns to the streets of the Lower East Side today, this time located on Ludlow.  Of course, the obligatory neon no parking signs are firmly secured in the immediate vicinity. All this filming less than a week after Wall Street 2 requisitioned Tommy Guns Salon, and turned Ludlow into a UK street.  […]

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Wall Street 2 Filming in Tommy Guns Salon on Ludlow

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:38 am

The big-budget followup to the eighties classic Wall Street, Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps (clever), is filming scenes inside the uber-trendy Tommy Guns Salon today. Last night, a bare-bones crew was busy setting up the interior for the shoot, all while barbers went about their business. The production will be parked on Ludlow and […]

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