Discovery of Asbestos at 85 Bowery Delays Return of Displaced Tenants

Last modified March 21, 2018 at 8:03 am

The discovery of asbestos during rehabilitation efforts at 85 Bowery has thrown a wrench in the timeline of return for exiled tenants. Roughly one hundred tenants (mostly low-income) remain homeless, now two months after the city ordered their eviction. This is all part of the latest chapter in a nasty dispute with controversial landlord Joseph […]

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Seward Park High School Undergoing Facade Repairs

Posted September 18, 2013 at 6:10 am

If you’re a huge fan of the historic Seward Park High School building at 350 Grand Street, this news might be somewhat upsetting.

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Asbestos Abatement Drama at 143 Ludlow Street

Posted September 17, 2012 at 6:09 am

With demolition occurring all around them, holdout tenants at 143 Ludlow Street continue grappling with shady protocol.

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Delancey Station Loses Attendant Booth

Posted November 24, 2010 at 6:17 am

As expected, that asbestos abatement work inside the Delancey Street F station earlier this month resulted in the loss of the longstanding attendant booth.  A sizable footprint remains visible on the grime-laden tile floor. Crazy to see just how little space the station attendant once had inside that structure.

Asbestos Abatement at Delancey Subway Station

Posted November 5, 2010 at 6:12 am

A familiar construction site combo of plywood and orange netting took residence this week at the Delancey F stop. The blockade, which surrounds the subway attendant booth, is part of a new asbestos abatement operation.