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LES Synagogue Pursues Removal of Deed Restriction to Redevelop for Residential

Posted November 18, 2019 at 5:06 am

As reported last month, the Lutowisker Synagogue on the eastern fringe of Delancey Street is headed toward redevelopment. The congregation, which owns the building and has been present on the Lower East Side since 1877, hopes to construct housing atop its house of worship. The proposal as it stands is to expand the building at […]

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Lutowisker Synagogue on Delancey Street May Yield New Residential Development [Updated]

Last modified October 30, 2019 at 1:15 pm

Another Lower East Side synagogue might soon transform. The Lutowisker Synagogue on the far end of Delancey Street appears primed for redevelopment. Community Board 3 will hear a proposal next month to lift a deed restriction on the property. So the congregation can “facilitate residential development.” There isn’t much detail on the proposal just yet. […]

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Police Searching for Trio Behind Knockout Slashing Attack on Delancey Street

Posted March 2, 2018 at 5:05 am

Three people are wanted for a gruesome knockout and slashing on Delancey Street Wednesday afternoon, police said. The 40-year-old victim had been standing outside the Lutowisker Synagogue near the corner of Delancey and Columbia Streets when approached by the three suspects. One of the attackers, seen in wanted posters wearing a blue jacket, approached from […]

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Lutowisker Synagogue Hosts Torah-Giving Parade on Grand Street

Posted March 20, 2012 at 10:23 am

Parts of Grand and Delancey streets were closed on Sunday evening for a large procession of blaring music and ecstatic dancing in the streets. More after the jump!