Last modified July 12, 2015 at 11:37 pm
Three of the oldest surviving buildings on the Bowery – including a Federal style row-house dating back to the 1790s – will soon meet the wrecking ball. Demolition permits were filed with the Department of Buildings earlier this week for 138-142 Bowery, part of a portfolio that sold for $45 million last fall. 140 Bowery, […]
Posted February 24, 2014 at 5:34 am
Big news in the Bowery lighting district. Two Federal-style row houses are currently on the open market. 140-142 Bowery, the former headquarters of Lighting Library/Classic Lighting, is being pitched as a prime “development opportunity” for $22 million. Wow. How can a buyer afford not to develop? Neighbors fearing the tower of doom scenario can rely […]
Posted August 29, 2013 at 6:15 am
It’s been a few months since we last touched upon the embattled Bowery lighting district.
Last modified June 4, 2010 at 9:20 am
Another domino is falling in the storied Bowery lighting district. Back in early March, two longtime businesses announced intentions to leave the neighborhood – Bowery Interiors/Lite Elite (148) and J & P Lighting (151). Both remain open for the time being. However, it seems the time is nigh for Lighting Library at 140-142 Bowery to bid […]