185 Bowery

CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Ascends Past Plywood Threshold, but Hit with Stop-Work Order

Posted November 18, 2015 at 5:10 am

Two seasons of a breakneck work schedule resulted in this – the CitizenM hotel crossing the plywood threshold down on the Bowery. The hotel foundation was poured and quickly topped with scattered supports for the new superstructure. Aside from monetary, the costs of construction here are myriad, including traffic bottlenecks from encroaching plastic barricades, noise, water waste, […]

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CitizenM and the Curious Case of Water Waste on the Bowery

Posted April 24, 2015 at 9:22 am

With Earth Day having just passed this week, the time seemed ripe to call attention to water waste down at the CitizenM project site on the Bowery. Ever since the towering permiter of plywood was erected at the corner of Delancey, the developers have been piping in water from the nearby fire hydrant for earth-moving efforts. […]

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M103 Bus Stop Relocated Closer to Rivington Street Thanks to CitizenM Hotel Construction

Last modified April 7, 2015 at 9:22 am

Construction at the recently activated CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery is already causing major disruptions. Like a one-story plywood fence and a new walkway that occupies a good portion of roadway. And at the expense of an existing bus stop. The northbound M103 – an orphaned bus stop for a couple weeks – has just […]

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Your First Look at the 19-Story CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery

Posted March 24, 2015 at 5:00 am

That pent-up energy from years of inactivity at 185 Bowery was relieved last week with an ejaculate of plywood fencing and construction crews. All of a sudden, there is an explosion of work at the CitizenM hotel site, mostly related to foundation and excavation. So what will this 19-story beast look like? Good questions. An updated […]

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CitizenM Hotel Project Site on the Bowery is Now Fully Active

Last modified March 19, 2015 at 9:25 am

Years of dormancy, and now, just like that, the CitizenM hotel project site on the Bowery is abuzz with activity. Switch flipped. The mobile office unit for the Dutch-based hotel was installed Monday morning, abutting the new walkway created for the duration. Two days later, though, and the area is now dwarfed by ten-foot-high plywood fencing. […]

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CitizenM Prepares for Its 19-Story Hotel on the Bowery with Office Trailer and Roadblock

Posted March 16, 2015 at 5:00 am

The nineteen-story CitizenM hotel project on the Bowery has become a decade-long affair, and thorn in the side for the surrounding community. After random periods of onsite activity at 185-189 Bowery – including the recent removal of the M103 bus shelter – we can now report that ground-break has officially commenced. The Department of Buildings […]

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CitizenM Should Shovel Its Sidewalk and Rid the Daily Pigeon Feed on the Bowery

Last modified February 3, 2015 at 10:03 am

For decades, the empty lot at the northeast corner of Bowery and Delancey had housed four unique buildings. Including 185 Bowery, a century-old townhouse that the Landmarks Preservation Commission deemed unworthy of preservation; developers decaptitated the roof to ensure no landmarking. The row of buildings was demolished in the summer of 2012 so that CitizenM […]

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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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Meet the CitizenM Hotel Monstrosity on the Bowery

Posted October 24, 2012 at 6:09 am

CitizenM tried to allay community fears back in August when concerning their monolithic hotel moving to the Bowery.

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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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