263 Broome Street

Five Years Later, ‘The Allen Hotel’ is Anointed

Posted May 2, 2017 at 5:07 am

Neighbors, meet the latest lodge to invade the Lower East Side. The Allen Hotel, located at the southeast corner of Broome Street. Until now, its identity had been quite literally masked behind a tarp. Not too long ago, the covering was removed to reveal the lettering above the entrance. To say that the Allen Hotel […]

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Newest LES Hotel Reveals Itself on Broome Street

Posted February 9, 2016 at 5:12 am

​263 Broome Street has been born again hard as a trendy boutique hotel. Over the weekend, workers finally removed the mess of nets and ironwork from the seven-story superstructure. It’s gone commando, and further pimped by a tacky yellow spotlight scheme for nighttime hours. There it is… The as-yet-unnamed lodge occupies seven floors and boast […]

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7-story Boutique Hotel Shows off its Yellowness on Broome Street

Posted November 24, 2015 at 5:00 am

That unneeded boutique hotel down at Allen and Broome Streets just hit the three-year mark. A milestone, to say the least. To mark the occasion and its recent capping at seven stories, the replacement building at 263 Broome now shimmers yellow. Tacky is probably the most appropriate word. These yellow spotlights were activated beneath the […]

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Sanitation Snow Plow Rams Hotel Construction Site on Broome Street

Posted March 2, 2015 at 8:42 am

Earlier this morning, a Department of Sanitation snow plow rammed into the hotel construction site at the southeast corner of Broome and Allen Streets. It appears the vehicle – cleaning the area – cut the turn too sharply and bowled into the sidewalk bridge, which is now unstable. First responders are on the scene to […]

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Construction Begins on the Newest Lower East Side Hotel at 263 Broome Street

Posted December 30, 2013 at 6:13 am

The five-story tenement at 263 Broome Street is gone, eradicated from the block last May; same deal for its neighbor at 265 Broome. Until earlier this month, this corner plot at Allen remained an inactive sandlot. Then came the pile driver and the biggest backhoe we’ve ever seen, all in preparation for another boutique hotel […]

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Demolition Underway at 263-265 Broome Hotel Site

Posted April 17, 2013 at 6:20 am

The tenement takedown is in full effect over at Allen and Broome Streets. Here, of course, is the site of a future boutique hotel. Demolition teams have been hyperactive at the project site – 263-265 Broome – for the last few weeks. Drilling, hammering, etc. Dust plumes a frequent sight. And yesterday, the skeletal scaffolding […]

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Scaffolding Arrives, Demolition Imminent at 263-265 Broome Street

Posted February 18, 2013 at 6:28 am

Another Lower East Side hotel is totally unnecessary, but nevertheless here we are.

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263 Broome Will Be Razed for Another Hotel

Posted September 28, 2012 at 6:18 am

This type of post has been written many times before here on Bowery Boogie, so we’ll just boil it down to the basics. Lower East Side tenement to be razed, hotel in the works.

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