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The Lower East Side has the Largest Surplus of Unsold Luxury Condos, Thanks to One Manhattan Square

Posted September 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

The city currently has a problem unloading the luxury condos flooding the market. The New York Times last week published a piece about the glut of unsold apartments in the luxury stratosphere. That, despite the bonkers pace of construction in the high-end market, supply is outstripping demand. The data, culled from a StreetEasy audit, found […]

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10-Story ODA-Designed Condo Tops Out at 173 Chrystie Street

Posted July 26, 2019 at 5:04 am

Four years later, the second of two ODA-designed condo buildings on Chrystie Street is finally at the top. The ten-story luxury compound recently hit its targeted height, capped with the token Stars-and-Stripes. It was certainly a slog to the finish line, as demolition of the former Neuman’s Catering building concluded in the summer of 2017. […]

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Streit’s-Replacing Luxury Condo Boasts Matzo Factory Photo Exhibit in the Lobby

Last modified June 6, 2019 at 7:31 am

It’s the equivalent of hoisting a hunting trophy atop the mantle. Destroy, then honor. Same ol’ same ol’ (authentrification). Where the Streit’s Matzo Factory formerly stood for ninety years (until 2015), a luxury condo. And what for its lobby? A new photo installation displaying “what the factory looked like just before it was demolished in […]

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Meet the Newest Condo Tower to Join Chrystie Street Corridor

Posted April 23, 2019 at 5:01 am

A half-block from the Public Hotel, another tower is poised to rise. Where 199-201 Chrystie Street once stood, there is now a hole in the ground waiting for a fourteen-story luxury payload. And this is what it’ll look like. Work just began on the condo project within the last few weeks. Owner-developer KD Sagamore, which […]

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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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