Blue Condo

Trophy Property Available Inside Blue Condo

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:28 am

Two units in the Blue Condo building at 105 Norfolk Street – 9b and 9c – have reportedly been combined to create a monstrous 2,000 square-foot, six-room condo unit.  Or as Corcoran calls it, a “one of a kind trophy property in NYC’s most vibrant neighborhood.”

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Niki Russ Federman of Russ & Daughters on WNYC

Posted February 2, 2010 at 6:22 am

Fourth generation co-proprietor Niki Russ Federman of the Russ & Daughters empire sat down with WNYC Studio 360.  It’s a brief, albeit candid look at her choice to helm the ship.  We learn that she initially resisted joining the family business, but thanks to the Klezmer Brunch at the now-deceased Tonic on Norfolk Street, she […]

Red Helicopter Above the Lower East Side

Last modified January 9, 2010 at 4:07 pm

A low-flying red helicopter is currently circling the air space above the Lower East Side. From our vantage point on Delancey, it seems to be hovering above Houston. What are you seeing out there?

Blue on Blue

Posted December 23, 2009 at 6:25 am

One of the residents in the Blue Condo building decided to celebrate the holiday season with, wait for it, blue lights.  How clever. The twinkling ornaments are visible to the hordes down below on Delancey.

126-128 Delancey Undergoing Makeover

Posted October 8, 2009 at 6:19 am

It appears the low-rise base of Blue is currently undergoing a makeover.  Commonly referred to as 126-128 Delancey (or 101 Norfolk), the corner spot has been idle for quite some time; its scaffolding now is an all-too-familiar part of the daily sidewalk experience.  A waiting game ensued.  Not too long ago, however, the former Gem […]

Weekend Edition: September 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

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The Scaffolding at 128 Delancey

Posted June 9, 2009 at 8:24 am

Much like the Blue condo itself, the seemingly-permanent scaffolding that’s been attached to 128 Delancey for years remains a nagging eyesore. Yet, hidden beneath this canopy of metalwork is evidence of the storefront’s past. On the Norfolk Street facade, the fading mural for Gem Super Value Store still advertises its wares. Until recently, there were […]