268 Elizabeth Street

This Naked Man Had a Bad Drug Trip on Elizabeth Street

Posted October 6, 2014 at 9:26 am

An early morning walk this past Friday (8:30am) yielded this strange, yet sad encounter. An African American man was lying bareback on the sidewalk outside Rag & Bone on Elizabeth Street, pants at his ankles. H was buck naked, with schlong in hand, and yelling unpleasantness. Turns out the guy was tripping balls, his possessions […]

Then and Now: Unique Tenement Fire Escapes on Elizabeth Street

Posted December 13, 2013 at 11:16 am

268 Elizabeth Street has long been a favorite, mainly due to its unique network of fire escapes. The ironwork on this pre-war construction somewhat resembles something out of New Orleans… What’s equally awesome is that this building has remained almost unchanged in over a century. Now check out this photograph by Lewis Hines from 1912. […]

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Son of J. Crew CEO Opens ‘Alex Mill’ at 268 Elizabeth Street

Posted August 28, 2013 at 6:00 am

High-end baked goods didn’t work out for 268 Elizabeth Street, but trendy menswear probably will.

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Billy’s Bakery Outpost on Elizabeth is Kaput

Posted October 16, 2012 at 6:47 am

That second establishment known as Billy’s just off the Bowery met the same fate as the longtime antiques seller.

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