Hernandez Housing

Councilwoman Chin’s Open Space Game as Haven Green Goes to City Council Vote Today

Last modified June 28, 2019 at 8:45 am

While the fate of Elizabeth Street Garden will ultimately be decided in the courts, today’s City Council vote on the Haven Green affordable housing project set to rise on the Garden marks the final chapter in the city’s Uniform Land-Use Process (ULURP). Garden advocates fear the vote will be another rubber-stamp action by the City […]

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Hernandez Houses Hosting Halloween Costume Party and Food Drive Tomorrow Night

Last modified October 30, 2014 at 4:10 pm

For one day only, 189 Allen Street will be the Hernandez “Fun” Houses. The NYCHA property joined forces with the LES Dwellers and numerous local businesses to provide Halloween activities for local youth. Tomorrow evening is the first annual Halloween Costume Party and Food Drive, to be held in the Resident Association room. The “Haunted […]

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Hip Hop Artist Wale Films Music Video for “Love Hate Thing” on Allen Street

Posted June 4, 2013 at 10:11 am

Hip hop artist Wale was on the Lower East Side last Thursday, filming a music video for a track off the forthcoming record, “The Gifted.”

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Allen Street Lemonade Stand

Posted July 5, 2012 at 6:58 am

Always refreshing to see a lemonade stand on a brutally scorching day. A pair of girls set up their table outside the Hernandez Houses on Allen Street. Judging by the small crowds purchasing liquid sustenance, they probably did pretty well.

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Wonderland Magazine Photo Shoot at Hernandez Houses

Posted March 9, 2011 at 6:39 am

Yesterday afternoon, two worlds collided at the foot of the Hernandez Houses at 189 Allen Street.

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Crime Update: Hernandez Houses Drug Bust

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

Tuesday night’s action at the Hernandez Houses at Eldridge and Stanton was part of a large-scale drug bust. That explains all the commotion and helicopter spotlights. DNAinfo is reporting that NYPD personnel executed search warrants and discovered an “undisclosed amount” of drugs.

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Lower East Side Shooting Near Eldridge and Stanton

Last modified March 29, 2017 at 11:10 pm

We are getting word right now that a shooting just went down near the Hernandez Houses at the corner of Stanton and Eldridge Streets. While walking west on Stanton just now, a team of police officers forced us to cross the street and head south on Eldridge.  When asked what was happening, we were told […]

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