189 Bowery

CitizenM Erects Towering Crane on the Bowery, Further Aggravating the Traffic Situation

Posted October 31, 2016 at 5:00 am

It’s a total clusterfuck down at Bowery and Delancey, where an enormous tower crane was erected this weekend. See for yourself. This is the latest move by the incoming, 300-key CitizenM Hotel that negatively impacts the neighborhood. By altering the pattern at this traffic choke point, the CitizenM hotel really screwed the pooch, exacerbating an already […]

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CitizenM Changes Traffic Pattern on the Bowery without Community Consultation, Neighbors Allege

Posted October 21, 2016 at 5:00 am

Bowery neighbors were surprised to learn on Wednesday afternoon that the CitizenM hotel at 189 Bowery had completely altered the traffic pattern outside the construction site. A sneak attack to accommodate the arrival of a crane for the 19-story construction. The only warning to the area at large was green signs affixed to the trees […]

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The CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Tops out at 19 Stories

Posted August 16, 2016 at 5:05 am

There’s the American flag, signaling the apex of ascension for another unwanted Lower East Side hotel. The nineteen-story CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery reached the top at the end of last week. Jutting upward like a middle finger to join the new area skyline. Well, part of the conjoined superstructure, at least; the first of two […]

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Sidewalk Bridge Collapses at Troublesome CitizenM Hotel Site on the Bowery

Posted February 17, 2016 at 5:12 am

Notch another controversy for the CitizenM hotel development site on the Bowery (and contractor Rinaldi Group), currently sitting at roughly five stories. Yesterday afternoon – as workers toiled in the heaviest of the rain – the sidewalk bridge attached to 189 Bowery keeled over and collapsed. Thank the storm and its winds. We’re told that no […]

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CitizenM Hotel on the Bowery Hit with Stop-Work Order for Worksite Safety Issues

Last modified February 5, 2016 at 10:04 am

While the CitizenM hotel ascends to great heights (i.e. 19 stories) at 185 Bowery, it’s the neighbors who suffer most. Day in and day out, the congestion at the corner of Delancey disrupts not only sidewalk flow and sleep, but motor traffic. Blame constant blockages and deliveries. Well, the lack of oversight we’ve noted at […]

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Troubled Contractor Rinaldi Group Resumes CitizenM Construction After City’s Work Halt Last Month

Posted December 24, 2015 at 5:13 am

​The CitizenM project site on the Bowery reactivated last week after a city-enforced hiatus the prior month. Department of Buildings issued a stop-work order for the nineteen-story hotel in the beginning of November for unspecified safety issues. The magnitude of the infraction was hinted with verbiage that approvals and permits were revoked. That didn’t happen, though. […]

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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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