BFC Partners

12-Story “Jupiter 21” In Orbit at 21 East First Street

Posted November 15, 2012 at 6:48 am

Jupiter 21. Certainly up there as one of the dumbest names for a glassy Lower East Side residential complex.

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Streets

Mars Bar Slated for August Demolition

Posted June 13, 2011 at 6:18 am

Mars Bar is indeed on its deathbed, and will likely be demolished by the end of the summer.

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More on the 12-Story Second Avenue Housing Plan

Posted December 9, 2010 at 6:40 am

Tuesday afternoon, the Local East Village dropped bombshell news that the block of Second Avenue between East Houston and First Street is on course for some heavy change.  Not just renovation.  It would spell at least two years of demolition, construction, and misplaced tenants and businesses.  And if all the necessary hurdles and red tape […]

Mars Bar May Close Temporarily Due to Apartment Renovations

Posted December 7, 2010 at 4:39 pm

The bottom of Second Avenue put up a good fight, but may ultimate lose the war. No thanks to the Avalon mothership.  The Local East Village reports today that BFC Partners, developers behind 48 Bond, is seeking approval to renovate the row of building between Houston and First Street for market rate apartments.  If their […]