Emmut Properties

‘Prince Tea House’ Heads to Bowery Lighting District

Posted April 5, 2019 at 5:07 am

The Bowery Lighting District will soon welcome a tea room. Prince Tea House – the local mini chain based in Flushing – is angling to take over 134 Bowery. This particular store was previously the showroom for New York Lighting until its demise last year. In recent months, though, it was a pop-up art gallery. […]

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‘Selina’ to Open NYC Flagship Hotel on the Bowery this June

Posted March 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

Selina is coming to the Bowery sooner than you might think. The new eight-story development at 138 Bowery is basically ready to go. Long gone are the construction materials and fencework; and the lobby is already attended, with a receptionist sitting guard behind a desk. Selina seems to be in a preview mode of sorts […]

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Demolition Permits Filed for Entire Bowery Corner Ahead of Marriott’s ‘Moxy’

Posted November 7, 2018 at 5:08 am

The southeast corner of Bowery and Broome is ready for razing. Demolition permits were filed with the city two weeks ago ahead of a multimillion-dollar conversion to a new Marriott hotel. Former owner Emmut Properties sold its stake in 151 Bowery (aka 331-337 Broome) this past August to developer Lightstone Group. The seller had previously […]

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Marriott’s Moxy Plans New Hotel in Bowery Lighting District

Posted August 1, 2018 at 5:00 am

Apparently the Bowery needs another hotel. To fill this non-void of lodging, Marriott’s newish boutique brand, Moxy NYC, is set to impart its second downtown lodge, and fourth citywide, here in the Bowery lighting district. (The company already demolished an historic row of structures on East 11th Street for the other.) This particular corner parcel […]

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Bowery Lighting District Contracts as ‘New York Lighting’ Consolidates with Sister Store

Posted February 6, 2018 at 5:04 am

After more than a decade on the Bowery, New York Lighting is leaving its two-store gallery space in the coming weeks. Window-wide posters announce that the business is moving. In fact, we are told the lease is up and that New York Lighting is consolidating operations with its sister store, The Light House, just up […]

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Looking at the 8-Story Bowery Lodging Where 200-Year-Old Federal Houses Once Stood

Posted October 5, 2017 at 5:00 am

In the last seven months, progress has been swift at 138-142 Bowery, where historically significant buildings were destroyed in the name of luxury housing. The new eight-story mixed-use replacement development reached its apex over the summer, and just completed its masonry makeover. In fact, the black netting is gone, and the structure is on full […]

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New Condo-Hotel on the Bowery Ascends Halfway to 8 Stories

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:16 am

Now that the centuries-old Federal-style houses are a footnote in the pages of local history, the next chapter is foisted upon us. It’s been a few months since our last progress report on the status of the historically significant 138-142 Bowery development site. In that time, activity has been swift. The forthcoming condo-hotel has already […]

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What About that 8-Story Corner Monstrosity Coming to Bowery and Broome?

Posted December 15, 2016 at 2:20 am

With Emmut Properties headlong into construction activities at 138 Bowery, it’s time to revisit its second area holding, directly across the street. Any day now, we can expect businesses at 151-153 Bowery (aka 331-337 Broome) to receive their marching orders. As in, imminent departure for demolition. The owner-developer is still angling to construct an enormous […]

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With Historic Federal Row Houses Destroyed, 8-Story Condo-Hotel Begins Ascent

Posted December 5, 2016 at 5:00 am

Hallowed Bowery grounds are now prepped for more unneeded luxury. Several months after the historically significant 138-142 Bowery were reduced to dust, the Department of Buildings finally issued permits for the expected eight-story condo-hotel. Site activity commenced about three months ago; it’s game on. The ground is already excavated and foundation work is well underway. As previously […]

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Your First Look at the Luxury Development that Eliminated 200 Years of Bowery History

Posted April 8, 2016 at 5:12 am

That’s all she wrote. Two months after the death shroud appeared, 138-142 Bowery is gone. A stinging sight of scattered debris and open air. Pulverized to usher in an age of luxury residence on the site. Gone is the sidewalk bridge, carted away yesterday. Per previous reports, these three structures were sold to Emmut Properties as […]

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