227 Cherry Street

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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It’ll Be a Minute Before Extell Breaks Ground on Its 68-story Tower

Last modified January 18, 2017 at 11:59 pm

The Extell Development Company filed additional permits for its new 68-story tower on the ruins of the Cherry Street Pathmark. Most of the new paperwork is for excavation and foundation work, yet not all has been approved by the DOB just yet. So, in the meantime, the only real updates are that perimeter lighting was […]

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Gary Barnett and Extell Reveal What We Should Expect from their Pathmark Site Development

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:00 am

Both tempers and temperatures dominated last night during Extell’s town hall at the Land Use subcommittee of Community Board 3. El Jefe Gary Barnett himself – with a gaggle of suits in tow – attended to reveal plans and field questions regarding his twin tower project on the former site of Pathmark. To their credit, […]

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Extell Holding Public Presentation About Its Pathmark-Killing, 68-Story Skyscraper

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:00 am

Exactly a month after demolition activities began, 227 Cherry Street is now nothing more than a skeleton of its former self. And while the systematic pulverization of the Pathmark wraps up, the Lower East Side community anxiously awaits the eventual force-feeding of 68 stories of upscale residential. With good reason, too. Since news first broke about […]

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6 Shots Showing the Demolition of the Cherry Street Pathmark Ahead of Extell’s 68-Story Tower [PHOTOS]

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am

Three weeks into demolition activities, the former Pathmark building at 227 Cherry Street is more photogenic than ever. In its demise; how unfortunate. Not one to avoid snapping photos of destructoporn, we stopped by the enormous corner lot yesterday, and were welcomed by a mountain range of rubble and accompanying twisted metal. One sole security […]

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Extell Begins Demolition of Cherry Street Pathmark Ahead of 68-Story Tower

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am

The gears are finally grinding into action down at the Extell Pathmark development site. A tipster sends in word that demolition of the decades-old supermarket began yesterday. And from the look of it, much of the northern facade is already gone. Even though permits for the dismantling had been filed back in late January, it […]

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Extell’s Pathmark-Killing LES Tower Will Rise 68 Stories and Boast 787 Rooms

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am

The action at the former Cherry Street Pathmark is beginning to take shape. Permits were pre-filed last Thursday for the Extell tower that will soon blight the community. While it’s not quite the 70 stories in height promised at the outset, the paperwork reveals that it’s still tall enough to eclipse everything in the immediate […]

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Two Bridges Neighborhood Council Launches ‘NeighborFood’ Campaign

Posted December 18, 2013 at 6:03 am

To put it bluntly, the loss of the Cherry Street Pathmark soured the food shopping experience for many in the immediate vicinity. It’s been well over a year since it’s closure, but a silver lining of sorts has emerged from the adverse affair. Two Bridges Neighborhood Council has been working tirelessly to rally residents, organizations, businesses, […]

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Plywood Perimeter Erected at Extell’s Pathmark Site

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am

The preliminary stage of demolition is already underway at 227 Cherry Street.

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Extell Purchases Pathmark Site for $175M

Last modified January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am

It was the worst-kept secret in downtown development. For months, the community operated under the assumption that the Extell Development Company was to purchase the Pathmark site at 227 Cherry Street.

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