Condo

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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40 Bleecker Street Decimated Ahead of its 12-Story Luxury Conversion

Posted September 26, 2017 at 5:14 am

There isn’t much left of 40 Bleecker Street. Three months since the demolition permits were issued, the structure is completely obliterated. In its place, another monument for luxury. As previously reported, the second coming of 40 Bleecker Street is a 12-story condo project by Broad Street Development. The developer purchased the property for a whopping […]

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Big Reveal Begins at Tadao Ando’s 152 Elizabeth Street Condos

Posted July 18, 2017 at 5:09 am

Tadao Ando’s seven-story “jewel box” condo project in Little Italy topped out back in February. It’s now undressing. The network of netting and ironwork is starting to come down at 152 Elizabeth Street, revealing the spartan glass-and-concrete design. A large panel obstructing the new facade was removed over the last several days. With entry on […]

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12-Story Luxury Condos to Rise at Soon-to-be-Demolished 40 Bleecker Street

Last modified June 20, 2017 at 11:06 am

With the addition of yet another luxury condoplex, NoHo is becoming too upper crust for its own good. Next to fall is 40 Bleecker Street, which will be resurrected as twelve stories of residential living. Preparations for demolition of the brick buildings at 40 Bleecker began earlier this month with the installation of token scaffolding […]

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