Condo

Historic NYPL Rivington Street Branch Undergoes Condo Coversion

Posted November 12, 2018 at 5:00 am

As the Rivington House condo conversion progresses ever so slightly, another historic building barely a block to the east is headed for same. The Beaux Arts beauty at 61 Rivington Street is now tagged for a similar luxury upgrade. Back in May, the historic building, which formerly housed the New York Church of the Nazarene, […]

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Morris Adjmi’s New Bowery Condo Tops Out at 8 Stories

Posted October 30, 2018 at 5:07 am

Another luxury condo development takes its place in the Bowery skyline. Last month, the new building at 260 Bowery, designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, reached its apex of eight stories. The new development sits beside the notorious 250 Bowery, which has seen lawsuits from residents and plenty of turnover in the ground floor. (International Center […]

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The Slow Rise of Morris Adjmi’s Bowery Condo

Posted July 27, 2018 at 5:07 am

The latest condo compound to join the Bowery skyline is finally on the rise. Designed by Morris Adjmi Architects, the new luxury development at 260 Bowery is now out of the pit, so to speak, and ascending past a height of roughly five stories. The eight-story project has been a crawl ever since the building […]

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Nearing Completion, Streit’s Matzo Condo Almost Fully Glassed

Posted June 13, 2018 at 5:03 am

In the few years since Streit’s Matzo departed the Lower East Side, the former unleavened ground has given rise to this seven-story haven for the one-percent. The shiny new condo development at 45 Rivington Street topped out back in February, and is now sporting some skin. Almost completely encased in blue-and-white glass. As previously reported, […]

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Streit’s Matzo Condos on Rivington Street Getting Glassed up

Posted April 30, 2018 at 5:04 am

Having topped out two months ago, the luxury condoplex that replaced the Streit’s Matzo Factory now sports some newfound exterior definition. Wraparound white glass – no doubt a soot magnet – is visible around the second floor of 150 Rivington Street, slowly making its way up the concrete skeleton. As previously reported, the family-owned Streit’s […]

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10-Story ODA Condo Tops out on Chrystie Street

Posted April 24, 2018 at 5:08 am

One of two ODA-designed condo towers along Chrystie just reached the top. The construction at 165 Chrystie Street topped out within the last couple weeks, boasting the token visuals of vertical completion. Flags. Not one, two, or three, but four national flags. A veritable United Nations forum with America, Russia, China, and Israel. Reaching this […]

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Little Italy Church Rectory Hits the Market as $14M Development Site

Last modified February 20, 2018 at 10:04 am

The dying carcass of Little Italy continues to get picked apart. Mere days after a devastating fire knocked out Angelo’s on Mulberry Street comes word that the Most Precious Blood Church is selling its rectory. (The church itself is on Baxter Street.) The fifty-foot-wide property in question, located at 109 Mulberry Street, currently houses the […]

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Essex Crossing’s Affordable Condo Lottery is Now Live

Posted December 4, 2017 at 5:17 am

Another Lower East Side affordable housing lottery is in full swing – this time, units at Essex Crossing’s Site 1 are up for grabs. The 14-story building positioned at 242 Broome Street will have a total of 55 residential units; 11 of these units are available to households earning no more than 125% AMI (Area […]

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Ben Shaoul’s Hell Square Tower is Clad in Glazed Brick from a ‘Spanish Fishing Village’

Posted November 22, 2017 at 5:11 am

With Ben Shaoul’s Hell Square condo tower at 196 Orchard Street edging toward completion, press hype is starting to come out. The latest is a puff piece about how the architect, INC Architecture & Design, chose to include handmade “metallic-glazed brick” in the facade that evokes the “old-world character of glazed terra-cotta while also bringing […]

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10-Story ODA Condos Amidst Ascent on Chrystie Street

Posted October 19, 2017 at 5:19 am

Ten stories of additional upper-crust glitz is on its way for the Chrystie Street midsection… Indeed, the ODA-designed condo at 165 Chrystie Street started its ascent last month, and is progressing upward quite quickly. As of now, the structure is sitting at over six stories. This sudden burst in activity follows more than a year […]

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