227 Cherry Street

Body Cam Shows Cops Shoot Transgender Woman After Attacking Husband with Knife at LES Extell Tower

Posted January 26, 2021 at 5:07 am

Body camera footage released by the NYPD last Thursday shows the moment officers shot to death a transgender woman armed with a knife during a bloody domestic feud at Extell’s affordable tower. The incident actually transpired two years ago, but the visuals only now came to light. In February 2019, the 7th Precinct responded to […]

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Wells Fargo Inspections Signal Extell’s Loan Interest for Cherry Street Tower

Posted January 12, 2021 at 5:06 am

It appears that Extell needs more money to operate 227 Cherry Street. Wavecrest Management, which oversees this affordable building in the shadow of One Manhattan Square, circulated a letter to tenants that Wells Fargo bank will be on-premise tomorrow for a “lender site inspection.” So, it would appear that Extell seeks another loan for this […]

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Eight Years After Extell, Still No Supermarket for Two Bridges

Posted November 24, 2020 at 5:05 am

With One Manhattan Square an eyesore of the Lower East Side skyline for so long, it’s almost impossible to remember what came before. Almost. Indeed, it’s been eight years since Pathmark officially closed its doors, leaving the surrounding Two Bridges community bereft of an affordable supermarket. For much of the local population, a walk to […]

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Tenants Fearful of Uptick in Crime at Extell’s Affordable Building on Cherry Street

Last modified October 6, 2020 at 7:34 pm

[Updated below] While real estate speculation along the Lower East Side waterfront continues, albeit gradually due to ongoing lawsuits, one skyline newcomer is reportedly plagued with crime. For Extell Development Corp. the plan from the get-go was two as-of-right towers at Cherry Street and Pike Slip. One Manhattan Square being the crown jewel with million-dollar […]

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Extell Ends its Garbage Dumping Over the Property Line on Cherry Street

Posted June 26, 2020 at 5:02 am

Extell’s “affordable” residential complex on Cherry Street altered its illegal dumping habits in response to neighbor outcry and media coverage. Indeed, it all changed after the story ran on Bowery Boogie. For the last three months, up until this week, the super of 227 Cherry Street had been stashing refuse in a makeshift curbside corral […]

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On Cherry Street, Extell Dumps its Mountain of Garbage Next Door

Posted June 23, 2020 at 5:00 am

There is a persistent mountain of garbage on Cherry Street under the purview of Extell. Only problem is that it’s corralled and disposed on the property next door. Fed-up neighbors allege that the so-called “affordable building” at 227 Cherry Street – Extell erected this development alongside the ritzy One Manhattan Square – places its refuse […]

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First Glimpse of the ‘Adult Tree House’ at Extell’s One Manhattan Square

Posted February 3, 2020 at 5:08 am

The outdoor amenities long-promised for Extell’s so-called vertical village of One Manhattan Square are finally in focus. The pedestal on which the 815-foot skyscraper sits also boasts what marketing materials refer to as an “urban oasis.” Designed by landscape architects West 8, the 45,000 square-foot backyard is apparently “inspired by the squares and parks of […]

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Safety Lapses and Homeless in the Hallways of Extell’s Cherry Street ‘Affordable’ Complex

Posted January 31, 2020 at 5:07 am

It’s a tale of two towers down at Extell’s waterfront properties. While big real estate often focuses on the greatness of One Manhattan Square – even as it arguably fails – the “affordable” development next door at 227 Cherry Street suffers from apparent security issues. We received an alarming email from a tenant who describes […]

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Cops Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in Extell Tower on Cherry Street

Last modified February 11, 2019 at 4:15 pm

Two police officers shot and killed a 32-year-old knife-wielding man while responding to a domestic dispute on the Lower East Side waterfront Friday morning. It all went down at Extell’s recently-completed, thirteen-story affordable housing complex on Cherry Street. According to multiple news reports, police received a 911 call from 227 Cherry Street at about 7am […]

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Worker at Extell’s Affordable Tower Badly Burned in Electrical Accident

Posted October 17, 2018 at 5:00 am

It was a case of shock and burn down at the Extell project site on Cherry Street. A construction worker was electrocuted early yesterday during a work accident 227 Cherry Street, the developer’s so-called affordable tower. The man reportedly sustained second-degree burns about the arms, neck, and head, but was conscious when paramedics arrived. He was later […]

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