265 East Houston

Suspected Killer in Gruesome Dismemberment on East Houston is Charged with Murder

Posted July 20, 2020 at 5:09 am

The former personal assistant who allegedly murdered, decapitated, and dismembered a tech entrepreneur in his Lower East Side apartment has been charged with murder. Tyrese Devon Haspil, the 21-year-old from Flatbush, was arrested on Friday afternoon in connection with the grisly killing of Fahim Saleh, from whom he reportedly stole $90,000. Video from outside the […]

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Ex-Personal Assistant Arrested in Gruesome Murder of Tech CEO Fahim Saleh on the Lower East Side

Last modified July 17, 2020 at 5:21 pm

The former personal assistant of Fahim Saleh is in custody for the gruesome murder and dismemberment of his old boss in his Lower East Side condo. Tyrese Devon Haspil, 21, was arrested in connection with the crime and is expected to be charged with the murder of Saleh — who was found decapitated and dismembered […]

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Autopsy Reveals LES Tech Entrepreneur Stabbed to Death Before his Dismemberment

Posted July 17, 2020 at 5:07 am

In news that should surprise no one, the city’s Medical Examiner’s Office ruled the gruesome death of a tech entrepreneur on the Lower East Side as homicide. The autopsy performed yesterday found that Fahim Saleh – founder of ride-sharing company Gokada – died as a result of stab wounds to the neck and torso, and […]

Suspected LES Killer Dressed as Ninja While Dismembering Tech Entrepreneur in his Condo

Posted July 16, 2020 at 5:00 am

The gruesome butchering of a tech entrepreneur this week is playing out like the plot of a slasher movie, and has the Lower East Side on edge. According to published reports, a killer clad in ninja outfit decapitated and dismembered Fahim Saleh in his $2 million condo on East Houston Street Tuesday afternoon. The victim’s […]

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Decapitated and Dismembered Man Found Inside East Houston Condo Building

Last modified July 15, 2020 at 7:25 am

The body of a decapitated, dismembered man was found inside a luxury Lower East Side condo yesterday afternoon — purportedly stuffed in plastic bags beside a power saw. According to the New York Post, police arrived at the bloody scene shortly after 3:30pm Tuesday, responding to a welfare check placed by a friend of the […]

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Future Condo Residents of 265 East Houston are ‘Enviously Placed to Enjoy it All’

Posted May 23, 2017 at 5:17 am

The ten-story condo development at 265 East Houston has been complete for months. In fact, there really hasn’t been much movement here since the teaser banner was unfurled back in October. All that changes now. The “floor through” apartments are now on the market. As previoiusly reported, there are six full-floor apartments and a duplex […]

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Resurrected 179 Suffolk Street Revealed, will Feature Condos and Church

Posted June 9, 2015 at 5:19 am

The undead is no longer. Yup. The onetime zombie construction known as 179 Suffolk Street (aka 265 East Houston) received its jolt of life, and rejoined the ranks of the living last year. It took awhile, but the ten-story residential building finally topped out at 119 feet a few months ago, and is now thisclose […]

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Revisiting the Stalled Project Site at 265 East Houston

Posted December 3, 2013 at 6:10 am

Mandatory DOB poster rendering, freshly-painted plywood, and a contractor bilging water from deep within the project site. These are all surefire signs pointing to a resumption of construction activities at the southwest corner of Houston and Suffolk Street. For those who don’t recall, this future ten-story development is already more than three years in the making. Ever […]

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Coming Soon: Italian Cafe at 251 East Houston

Posted October 13, 2010 at 6:29 am

251 East Houston is a three-story tenement sandwiched between the 24-hour Remedy diner and the former Action for Progress daycare center.  Its cast-iron staircase leads down to a cozy sub-level space, where, for the last few years, the real estate lay dormant and unloved.  But all that is now in the past, as an independent cafe […]

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Work Has Resumed at 265 East Houston

Posted July 7, 2010 at 6:13 am

Limited work has resumed at 265 East Houston, the corner lot with a recent history of developer negligence.  The planned eight-story structure of market rate living hit a substantial roadblock back in April when foundation drilling caused dangerous vibrations and cracks in the neighboring 255 East Houston.  So bad was this destabilization, that day care center […]