228 East Broadway
Posted October 20, 2020 at 5:00 am
Conversion of the former Bialystoker Nursing Home is well underway on East Broadway. Work commenced a year ago, but visible progress is now palpable. The landmark building – designated as such in 2013 – is encased in scaffolding, elevator shaft, and cranes, and windows busted out. In the near future, it will yield more luxury […]
Posted August 13, 2019 at 5:00 am
No longer home for the aged, the Bialystoker on East Broadway is henceforth a lap of luxury. Round Square Development (née Ascend Group) filed the first permits last week to begin the conversion process. To renovate the “existing community facility” into condo units. The rooftop water tank was also removed over the weekend. You’ll recall […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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!