Ian Schrager

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street Advertises with Glowing Letters

Posted November 17, 2015 at 10:18 am

Talk about bombastic. Everything with Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel on Chrystie Street is over the top. Not just the condo price points (penthouse is going for $18.75 million) or the overall 28-story height of the tower. Even the sidewalk bridge on its perimeter oozes with exclusivity and pretentiousness. As of earlier this month, the construction site […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Officially Takes its Place in the Bowery Skyline

Posted November 4, 2015 at 5:00 am

​Ian Shrager’s phallus is now officially a member of the Bowery skyline. Set to rise a whopping total of twenty-four stories, the new Public Hotel/boutique condo has already ascended more than half that height. In fact, it’s surpassed the former Avalon Chrystie on the northern flank, as previously reported. Now the concrete skeleton is clearly […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Surpasses the Old Avalon Chrystie, Sports New Windows

Posted October 8, 2015 at 5:00 am

In just four months’ time, Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel handily muscled its way into the Lower East Side skyline. When we last caught up with this development, the superstructure had only reached a paltry two stories. As of this week, however, the new shadow-casting giant just surpassed the fourteen-story height of its immediate neighbor. It’s at […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street Rises Above the Threshold

Posted June 5, 2015 at 5:15 am

Public is now public. Let the shadowcasting begin. The new Ian Schrager condo-hotel development at 215 Chrystie Street makes good on the nascent teaser signage and is now peeking above its plywood threshold for the first time. Many months of earth moving and foundation pouring are now a thing of the past. Last month, the […]

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Hotelier Ian Schrager Discusses the ‘Refined Grittiness’ Behind the 28-Story Public Hotel at 215 Chrystie Street

Posted December 11, 2014 at 5:30 am

All Ian Schrager knew about the Lower East Side before purchasing the land behind the Avalon Chrystie complex was that it was “across the street from Keith McNally’s new restaurant.” This according to a puff-piece interview filed over at the Commercial Observer yesterday. The soundbyte about making the image of this new 28-story Public Hotel at […]

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Own a Public Hotel Penthouse on Chrystie Street for $18.75M

Posted October 2, 2014 at 6:00 am

While earth is moved and ground excavated for foundation work at 215 Chrystie Street, Ian Schrager is employing the hard sell with his first NYC location of Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel. As previously reported, there is both a hotel and condo component to this sun-eclipsing development. The 28-story tower includes eleven ultra-pricey condos atop the 370-room […]

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Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Slapped with Stop-Work Order

Posted August 28, 2014 at 10:01 am

The project site of Ian Schrager’s first New York City location of the Public Hotel is off to quite the start. Lots of news tidbits flying around these days. Excavation and foundation work is underway; in the northeast corner of the lot is a concrete mockup to provide an example of the look and feel […]

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2-Story Growth Sprouts at Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel Site on Chrystie Street

Posted June 27, 2014 at 5:52 am

Ian Schrager’s Public Hotel is already showing some measurable progress at 215 Chrystie Street. A tiny concrete section of the incoming superstructure now hugs the Avalon building, reaching roughly two stories in height. And behind this new “growth,” excavation and earth moving continues unabated. It’s gonna be a long few years of construction here, especially […]

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Here Are Renderings of Ian Schrager’s First ‘Public’ Hotel on Chrystie Street

Posted June 20, 2014 at 6:00 am

Earlier this week, the New York Post ran an item that Beyer Blinder Belle is not designing Ian Schrager’s 28-story Public Hotel on Chrystie Street. Those duties fall to Herzog & de Meuron, whose resume includes 40 Bond Street and 56 Leonard. And alongside the announcement, the big reveal of more renderings. Ian Schrager’s Lower […]

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Ian Schrager Breaks Ground on Chrystie Street ‘Public’ Hotel

Posted June 9, 2014 at 6:00 am

The oval parking lot south of the Avalon Chrystie is now cordoned off, inaccessible behind the newly-constructed perimeter plywood. Yes, Ian Schrager’s “Public” Hotel is most certainly ready for its moment to block in the sun. A reader submitted the above photo showing that the ground has officially been breached by backhoe. It starts. Excavation is […]

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