Grand Street Guild

Grand Street Guild Files Plans for 15-Story Affordable Housing Tower

Posted August 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

New towers are coming to Broome Street on the Lower East Side. Now we have sight of the first newcomer. Back in January of 2018, the Grand Street Guild nonprofit officially announced the imminent construction of two, as-of-right 15-story apartments on its property, plus a parking garage. All 400 of the proposed units are earmarked […]

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Grand Street Guild Plans Two 15-Story Towers with 100% Affordable Housing

Posted January 29, 2018 at 5:00 am

Everyone is getting in on the Lower East Side construction game. It’s a veritable tower boom… Next up is the Grand Street Guild nonprofit. In a late-day press release Friday evening, management of the three-tower complex officially announced the imminent construction of two, as-of-right 15-story apartments on its property. According to the advisory, Handel Architects is […]

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After New Year’s Elevator Death on LES, Pols Urge Passage of Stalled ‘Elevator Safety Bill’

Posted January 11, 2016 at 5:17 am

Mere minutes before the ball-drop ushered in 2016, tragedy struck 131 Broome Street, part of the Grand Street Guild, housing complex. A 25-year-old Bronx man named Stephen Hewett-Brown, retroactively hailed a hero, was crushed to death by a faulty elevator that had stalled between floors. Though, not before helping a female resident to safety. In […]

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