Baruch Singer

Over Ten Years Later, Retail Returns to Canal Street Tower with ‘Möge Tee’

Posted July 24, 2018 at 5:03 am

Back in late 2007, the entire southwest corner of Canal and Eldridge Streets fell. Controversial landlord Baruch Singer had just acquired the assemblage of tenements for $20.5 million. That was the last time any commercial business held court at 86 Canal Street. Until now. Ten years and sixteen stories later, the new hotel building has […]

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DOB Allows Return of The DL and GreenStar Foods at 95 Delancey After Partial Collapse

Posted July 8, 2016 at 5:00 am

Your reprieve from The DL is finished; the problematic nightclub is no longer dark. Back in business after two days of forced hiatus at the corner of Ludlow and Delancey Streets. Tuesday morning, a chunk of exterior dislodged from 95 Delancey and tumbled to the sidewalk below. Fire Department was reportedly summoned, and the area […]

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A Decade Later, 2 Developments on Grand Street Finally Nearing the Finish Line

Posted February 17, 2016 at 5:12 am

At Grand and Orchard Streets, luxury speculation has gone from boom to bust, and again back to boom. The contiguous row of pastel-colored shops didn’t last into the new decade thanks to a visit from the wrecking ball. Already eight excruciating years in the making, the mixed-use residential project at 324-326 Grand Street is finally […]

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Purported Corruption Links Sheldon Silver to Controversial LES Landlord Baruch Singer

Posted January 2, 2015 at 6:04 am

The SPURA-based controversy this past year had little effect; Sheldon Silver was still re-elected to State Assembly Speaker in November with 82.5% of the vote. Yet the hits, nevertheless, keep coming. More dirt that could certainly contribute to a possible downfall. This week, the New York Times exposed some shady dealings involving Sheldon Silver that […]

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Behold the New 7-Story 324-326 Grand Street and Its Brick Exterior

Posted September 8, 2014 at 6:00 am

Arguably for the first time in its protracted life, 324-326 Grand Street has exceeded two stories in height. Some five years of dormancy and decay elapsed after the longstanding low-rise predecessor was razed, but it’s been born again hard. The pit was plugged and just received its seven-story luxurified payload. No glass, though, for this new […]

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Voices of the Lower East Side Talk of Its Struggle to Survive

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 1:42 pm

The Lower East Side has been considered one of the eleven most endangered historic places since 2008. Truth. According to the National Trust of Historic Preservation: Few places in America can boast such a rich tapestry of history, culture and architecture as New York’s Lower East Side.  However, this legendary neighborhood—the first home for waves of […]

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GreenStar Foods Opens at 95 Delancey

Posted June 21, 2013 at 6:32 am

Another bodega expansion is happening… The dual Delancey departures were by no means a coincidence. Both Lichtenstein & Co. and Baruch Singer moved base of operations, the former to Brooklyn and the latter two doors west to number 85. The shuffle left two stores for the taking, and that’s precisely what happened. In the wake […]

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324-326 Grand Street Now Slated for 7-Story Mixed-Use Building

Last modified September 17, 2017 at 10:52 pm

So long has this Grand Street lot remained vacant that, at one point, weeds had sprouted into full-fledged trees

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Baruch Singer Moves Management Office to 85 Delancey

Posted March 15, 2013 at 6:17 am

Baruch Singer’s anchoring Delancey Street property continues the commercial shuffle.

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Lichtenstein & Co. Moves to Brooklyn; ‘Gourmet Grocer’ Expected

Posted March 1, 2013 at 6:16 am

Lichtenstein & Co. is on the run again. The Lower East Side stalwart is no longer of this neighborhood. Run out by higher rents and changing demographics. Tailor supply no longer fits with the agenda of multimillion-dollar condos or saturated nightlife. The mom-and-pop business relocated down the block to 95 Delancey Street in the early-aughts, […]

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