Gertel’s

NMASS Offices Move to 345 Grand Street

Posted August 11, 2010 at 6:12 am

The longtime Lower East Side workers advocacy group called National Mobilization Against Sweatshops (NMASS) recently succumbed to some of the very forces they aim to combat. NMASS was forced from its 59 Hester Street location thanks in large part to the nearby 55 Hester condo development, which itself came at the expense of Gertel’s Bakery.  We […]

Open House: 55 Hester Street

Last modified September 10, 2009 at 8:34 am

Back in March 2008, Curbed reported that a new dozen-story tumor was in the cards for 55 Hester Street, former home of Galore Tile Corp., and neighbor of pushed-out sweetheart Gertel’s.  Now those plans have come to fruition.  The replacement building of 27 condo units is nearly complete.  However, its white and turquois veneer very much […]