185-191 Bowery

CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Readies Construction; Bus Shelter Dismantled

Posted October 28, 2014 at 5:25 am

CitizenM received blessings from the Department of Buildings back in May for its 19-story skyscraper. As part of the approval, the city okayed the zoning shift from commercial (C6-1) to residential-hotel (R-1). Since then, however, the vacant land had become a parcel of overgrowth and target for street artists. Only now is there finally some […]

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CitizenM Gets the Go-Ahead from the DOB for Its 19-Story Bowery Hotel

Posted May 27, 2014 at 5:21 am

In the weeks running up to Memorial Day, we noticed the abnormal – actual activity at the CitizenM hotel project site. The tattered perimeter plywood fencing off 185-189 Bowery was replaced, and workers began patrolling the area. This was the first sign that ground break would begin in the foreseeable future. The second, a green light […]

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CitizenM Cleans Up Bowery Site Ahead of Hotel Construction

Last modified May 29, 2013 at 12:34 pm

Get ready for years of construction at the northeast corner of Bowery and Delancey. It looks like CitizenM is moving its chess pieces in place for the eventual ground-break and construction at 185-191 Bowery. This week, the dormant plywood gates were opened showing the combined lot that will sprout this unneeded eighteen-story hotel. One truck […]

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The Final Hours of 185-191 Bowery [Video]

Posted August 22, 2012 at 6:44 am

The last of 185-191 Bowery came down over the weekend after a protracted demolition process that spanned over three years.

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The Rubble of 185-191 Bowery

Posted August 14, 2012 at 6:44 am

Ironically, the last man standing was actually first in line at the guillotine – 185 Bowery.

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5 Photos of Demolished 185-191 Bowery

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:41 pm

If destructo-porn is your jam, then the corner of Bowery and Delancey should satiate your appetite.

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Wrecking Ball Smashes Through 185-191 Bowery

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:41 pm

And now for another demolition update over at 185-191 Bowery. The dust is kicked up on the regular down at the southeast corner of Delancey Street, where the wrecking ball is presently making quick work of the four-parcel swath.

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Wrecking Ball Arrives at 185-191 Bowery

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:41 pm

Last week, Lower East Siders reveled in the news that two historic Bowery structures received protective landmark designation from the Landmarks Preservation Commission. Despite the glad tidings, the influential thoroughfare is still losing its character.

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Full Demolition Permits Issued for 185-191 Bowery

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:41 pm

As one Boogie reader succinctly quipped, “the international scourge” continues at the northeast junction of Bowery and Delancey.

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More Demolition Work at 185-191 Bowery Hotel Site

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Here we are again at the northeast corner of Bowery and Delancey, where demolition creeps forward at a snail’s pace for the eventual arrival of another bullshit hotel.