Last modified December 22, 2017 at 12:27 pm
One of the oldest structures on the Bowery is a baby step closer to potential preservation. The Landmarks subcommittee of Community Board 2 unanimously voted on Monday night to back the landmarking of 206 Bowery, an intact 200-year-old Federal-row house with unique history. Five speakers were in attendance to advocate for the cause, and the […]
Posted December 18, 2017 at 5:16 am
Preservation efforts to save 206 Bowery again kicked into high gear earlier this month. Fear is rampant among these building advocates that the Landmark Preservation Commission – charged with saving the city’s beloved architecture – will let the Federal-style row house drop from its calendar at the end of this year. Led by the Greenwich […]
Posted December 4, 2017 at 5:00 am
Local preservationists are scrambling. Word dropped last week that the Landmarks Preservation Commission may likely decalendar a pair of rare two-hundred-year-old Federal-style row houses from its agenda by the end of the year. 206 Bowery and 22 East Broadway are back on the endangered list, despite the city’s initial position as significant structures warranting consideration. […]
Posted March 27, 2014 at 10:07 am
The storied Bowery, today running from Chatham Square to Cooper Square, is a broad, crooked arc, first traversed on foot by Native Americans then enlarged as a wagon road by the Dutch in 1626. Incredibly, not only does it still retain most of its original footprint but there are still a surprising number of row […]
Last modified March 8, 2012 at 1:02 pm
One staunch Lower East Side preservationist is fighting on behalf of the Federal-style row house at 206 Bowery, and now informs us of the latest.
Posted March 6, 2012 at 6:18 am
Not too long ago, the three-story relic at 208 Bowery redecorated its frontage with something a bit more artistic.
Posted March 15, 2011 at 6:39 am
With 35 Cooper Square hanging by the proverbial thread, many in the neighborhood remain worried about the other Federal-style buildings along the Bowery.