Bowery Continental

The Judith Charles Gallery on the Bowery Folds

Posted November 6, 2015 at 5:17 am

​For the first time in five years, the lame-named Bowery Continental condo building at 196 Bowery is without retail. The commercial gallery in its base had been quiet for the last couple months, its fate only recently confirmed with the arrival of a leasing poster in its window. This was formerly the home of the […]

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Charles Bank Gallery Now Open at 196 Bowery

Posted September 17, 2010 at 6:12 am

Three months after residents moved in, the transition period of the trendier-than-thou Bowery Continental is now complete with the opening of the Charles Bank Gallery in the ground level. Interior decor is whitewashed to the extreme and has a fairly antiseptic feel as a result. The walls, furniture, and flooring are all painted some variation […]

Paul Richard Urges You to Respect the Vandalism at 190 Bowery

Posted August 4, 2010 at 6:26 am

Artist Jay Maisel’s residence at the Germania Bank Building is probably the most street-friendly structure in the whole city.  Together, each graffito, paster, and sticker creates one huge piece of artwork that has continued to evolve over the years.  It also represents one of the last bastions of near-free vandalism in the neighborhood.  So Paul […]

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Introducing the Bowery Continental at 196 Bowery

Posted August 2, 2010 at 6:33 am

At the beginning of this year, we followed the progress and completion of 196 Bowery, that new seven-story box of full-floor luxury rentals.  It’s taken some time, but a tipster just sent word that move-in time has arrived.  And with it, a name to match its high-end identity.  Behold, the Bowery Continental.