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Days After $47.5M Building Sale, Historic Jewish Heritage Mural on East Broadway is Erased

Posted November 8, 2016 at 5:11 am

No sooner did the Bialystoker Nursing Home and its adjacent buildings sell than the historic Jewish heritage mural get buffed into oblivion. Last Thursday, Ascend Group, the development firm helmed by Rob Kaliner, bought the properties at 226, 228, and 232 East Broadway for a whopping $47.5 million. (The amount was more than double the […]

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Bialystoker Nursing Home Designated a Landmark

Posted May 24, 2013 at 6:08 am

The “highly desirable development site” just lost some luster for developers. But for grassroots preservationists who led the charge, it was a huge win nearly two years in the making. The nine-story Bialystoker Home at 228 East Broadway was designated a landmark by the Landmarks Preservation Commission on Wednesday afternoon. Board vote was unanimous. Most […]

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Margaret Chin Urges LPC to Landmark Bialystoker Home

Posted August 13, 2012 at 6:28 am

The fight to keep Bialystoker a nursing home was lost nearly one year ago, but the battle for its mere survival on the Lower East Side is still very much alive.

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Support Bialystoker Landmarking Tonight!

Posted March 20, 2012 at 6:18 am

Last-ditch efforts to landmark the Bialystoker Nursing Home continue tonight with an appeal to Community Board 3. Details inside!

Forum on Bialystoker Nursing Home Next Week

Posted January 27, 2012 at 11:29 am

Next week, there’s a panel discussion regarding the historic Bialystoker Nursing Home in an effort to bolster support for landmark status. Details inside!

Support the Landmarking of the Bialystoker Building on East Broadway!

Last modified January 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm

Having no success in saving the facility, activists are strengthening efforts to secure landmark status for the Depression-era building.

Another Rally Planned to Save Bialystoker Nursing Home

Posted August 17, 2011 at 6:18 am

A few weeks after a highly-visible rally outside Bialystoker Nursing Home on East Broadway, organizers have just planned another such get-together for August 23.

Bialystoker Nursing Home Closing; Rally Planned Today

Posted August 3, 2011 at 6:28 am

The Bialystoker Nursing Home, a fixture of the Lower East Side community for eighty years, is set to close its doors in October. More after the jump!

Demolition of 225 East Broadway Underway

Last modified January 19, 2012 at 11:43 pm

Back in June 2007, Curbed reported that the Young Israel Synagogue HQ at 225 East Broadway was to be razed.  In its place, developers planned a new religious facility which would include, not surprisingly, the addition of condo units on the upper levels.  Now, nearly three years later, demolition of the four-story row of tenements […]