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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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Anti-Extell Rally Planned This Morning to Oppose Gargantuan 56-Story Tower

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:58 pm

Chinatown and the Lower East Side are basically telling Extell to shove it. Extell chief Gary Barnett sure knows how to generate controversy. His bridge-eclipsing market-rate monolith at 250 South Street has become a lightning-rod issue among locals, who claim the resultant rush of gentrification will destroy the waterfront community. It’s a two-tower development that […]

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Extell Planning to Reduce Height of 250 South Street Tower to 56 Stories

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:58 pm

Here comes the chop. In a possible consolation to the waterfront community, it appears that Extell chief Gary Barnett had a sudden change of heart regarding the market rate monolith at 250 South Street. Talk about unexpected. With the first few steel pylons still fresh in the ground, the developers filed paperwork with the Department […]

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Pile Driving Efforts for Extell’s 72-Story Tower at 250 South Street in Full Swing; Neighbors Worried About Noise

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:58 pm

The Extell Development Company is knee-deep in the pile driving phase of its monstrous two-tower development at 250 South Street (Sauron and Saruman?). It’s the beginning of what promises to to be years of riverside construction. Ever since materials and equipment were mobilized to the Pathmark-killing project site, the earthquake-style rumbling from pylon installation has been constant. […]

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Extell’s 68-Story ‘Tetris Tower’ Will Have Private Bowling Alley, Swimming Pools, and Basketball Court

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm

There are no good vibrations or anything giving excitations down at 250 South Street. At least not for the next few years. But there is this … Some new details just came down the pike regarding the 68-story Extell phallus rising onsite. While plans for the so-called “Tetris Tower” still carry “disapproved” status by the […]

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