Brack Capital Real Estate

5Pointz Revived with ‘Vertical Love Letter’ at CitizenM on the Bowery

Posted September 4, 2018 at 5:00 am

The towering new CitizenM hotel on the Bowery opens in just a few weeks. And with it, a revival of the 5Pointz collective and its nascent Museum of Street Art (moSA). As first reported earlier in the summer, a slew of artists decked the halls (and stairwells) with tags and murals, while photographer Christelle de […]

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CitizenM Should Shovel Its Sidewalk and Rid the Daily Pigeon Feed on the Bowery

Last modified February 3, 2015 at 10:03 am

For decades, the empty lot at the northeast corner of Bowery and Delancey had housed four unique buildings. Including 185 Bowery, a century-old townhouse that the Landmarks Preservation Commission deemed unworthy of preservation; developers decaptitated the roof to ensure no landmarking. The row of buildings was demolished in the summer of 2012 so that CitizenM […]

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CitizenM Gets the Go-Ahead from the DOB for Its 19-Story Bowery Hotel

Posted May 27, 2014 at 5:21 am

In the weeks running up to Memorial Day, we noticed the abnormal – actual activity at the CitizenM hotel project site. The tattered perimeter plywood fencing off 185-189 Bowery was replaced, and workers began patrolling the area. This was the first sign that ground break would begin in the foreseeable future. The second, a green light […]

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Hell Building Update: Hotel Indigo on Orchard Reaches 6 Stories

Posted August 13, 2013 at 6:00 am

It wouldn’t be proper if we didn’t include another semi-regular report on the status of the Orchard Hell Building.

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Scaffolding Arrives at Orchard Hell Building

Last modified January 30, 2013 at 12:48 pm

The Orchard Hell Building is entering a new stage of development.

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Orchard Hell Building Update: Windows Gone, Plenty of Sawing

Last modified January 30, 2013 at 12:49 pm

The notorious Orchard Hell Building, and soon-to-be Hotel Indigo. It’s the gift that keeps on giving…headaches

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185-191 Bowery Receives More Scaffolding; CitizenM Waiting

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:42 pm

As we’ve been following for, oh, two-plus years now, a 90,000 square-foot “budget” CitizenM hotel will eventually sprout here.

CitizenM Hotel Coming to 185-191 Bowery

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Remember that hotel development ordeal planned for the corner of Delancey two years ago? It’s coming real soon. Details after the jump!

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180 Orchard Hell Building to Become Hotel Indigo

Posted May 20, 2011 at 6:18 am

The trouble Orchard Hell Building will become a hotel after all.

185 Bowery One Year Later

Last modified August 13, 2012 at 9:43 pm

Let’s hop in the DeLorean real quick, shall we? Around this time last year, the century-old townhouse at 185 Bowery was in the spotlight.  But for all the worst reasons. Demolition and posh hotels. Nearly three years ago already, Brack Capital purchased four adjacent Bowery properties (185-191) just north of Delancey with intentions to raze […]