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Plywood Swap at the New 290 Mulberry

Posted April 5, 2012 at 6:18 am

290 Mulberry officially flipped the switch in early February, and since then, construction on the long-stalled tower has resumed.

Progress Report: 250 Bowery Breaks Plywood Threshold

Posted February 7, 2012 at 6:43 am

In just the last week alone, the first level has already popped above the plywood threshold. More after the jump!

The New 2 Allen Street Now Uncovered

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

2 Allen Street danced its final striptease over the weekend, bidding sayonara to the pole for the foreseeable future.

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2 Allen Street Getting Glassed

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:27 am

Already at its apex of seven stories, 2 Allen Street is now sporting some downtown definition beneath those garments of pinstriped netting and scaffolding.

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The Future of Pier 35 on the East River

Posted June 15, 2011 at 6:41 am

Last night, about two dozen residents attended the CB3 Waterfront Subcommittee meeting to learn more about the ongoing progress down at the East River.

Progress Report: Hotel at 5 Allen Street

Posted March 22, 2011 at 6:09 am

Until last month, the future hotel at 5 Allen Street was in a state of flux. It’s now capped.

Progress Update: Allen Street Hotel at 139 Orchard

Last modified January 30, 2012 at 11:10 pm

You may want to find someplace to sit before continuing.  Okay, good.  As if Orchard Street above Delancey wasn’t already in dire straits, what with stalled projects, towering hotels, a so-called Hell Building, and scattered demolition work, we now have more intel on the swiftly-rising structure at 139 Orchard (aka 138 Allen Street). Guess the […]

Lower Eastside Girls Club Groundbreaking Ceremony

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 11:13 am

Last Friday afternoon, officials from the NYC Housing Development Corporation, the NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development, elected state and local leaders, and project developer Dermot Company were on hand for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the new Lower East Side Girls Club Center for Community. Located on Avenue D and East 7th Street […]

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Work Resumes at Orchard Hotel Site

Last modified October 27, 2010 at 9:57 pm

Just as the economic bust began reverberating throughout the city in late 2008, 139 Orchard Street was torn down and foundation poured.  Then, almost as quickly, it was left for dead. But we now bring word that it’s all systems go at the project site.

Pike Street Median Under Construction

Posted October 6, 2010 at 6:12 am

The Boulevard Pilot Project, which began last year along Allen Street, is now entering the next phase of development [PDF].  In the last couple weeks, DOT personnel mobilized and broke ground further south on the Pike Street corridor. Part of Mayor Mike’s PlaNYC initiative, this pedestrian-friendly program aims to increase safety and expand community space […]