206 Bowery

Federal-Style 140 Bowery for Sale

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.

On the Old Bowery: Brothel at 206

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:57 am

This long-overdue installment of On the Old Bowery dates back almost fifteen years to the day. January 5, 1996.

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Landmarks Commission to Vote on 206 Bowery

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm

Judgement day is nearing for the embattled Federal-style house at 206 Bowery. Defying the odds, this little-row-house-that-could narrowly survived the wrecking ball, and is now just one step away from complete salvation. Tenant holdout Ralph Lewis informed us yesterday that the Landmarks Preservation Commission finished hearing the case last month. The next step is for […]

There is Still Hope for 206 Bowery

Posted September 7, 2010 at 6:32 am

In the weeks since fresh Marshal eviction papers were served at 208 Bowery, Yasakart has been operating its business in the ground level of the embattled Federal-style house at 206.  The move was made official with an awning swap in mid-August.

Eviction Notice Served at 208 Bowery

Posted August 11, 2010 at 6:33 am

While the Federal-style house at 206 Bowery grabs all the headlines for its swift attention at the Landmarks Preservation Commission, its immediate neighbor to the north isn’t as lucky.  A tipster informed us yesterday that eviction notices were served to 208 Bowery.

New Commercial Tenant for 206 Bowery?

Posted July 15, 2010 at 6:12 am

There is another twist in the saga of 206 Bowery.  Despite the owners’ wishes to “make a case for destruction at a later date,” as revealed at the LPC public hearing Tuesday morning, the unconfirmed word on the street is that a new ground-level commercial tenant is in the works.

Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing on 135 and 206 Bowery

Posted July 13, 2010 at 2:51 pm

Ralph Lewis, one of the last remaining tenants inside 206 Bowery was kind enough to send along a report on the Landmarks Preservation Commission public hearing from earlier this morning.  The overall vibe with regard to these two Federal-style row houses was reportedly positive.  Good news!

An Update on 206 Bowery

Posted July 9, 2010 at 6:13 am

Theater artist Ralph Lewis is hanging on by a thread at 206 Bowery, but is nevertheless fighting the good fight to obtain landmark status for his beloved home.  He’s lived there for nearly a decade and believes “it [206 Bowery] stands for the small and intimate that we just don’t value enough in this town.” […]

Landmarks Preservation Commission Hearing for 206 and 135 Bowery

Posted June 25, 2010 at 6:12 am

Good news.  The Landmarks Preservation Commission has set the date to hear, amongst other contenders, the case to landmark 206 and 135 Bowery.  Now that’s emergency action!  Both are examples of Federal-style houses built in the early 1800s.